EMANATA 2020: Student comic artists publish “Hindsight”

Showing through May, watch on the Cabell Library Ramcam at go.vcu.edu/cabellramcam. Started in 2014 with its first anthology, Weird, Vol. 1, Emanata is a student-run publication dedicated to providing avenues for comic creators to publish their work. The staff of Emanata works with contributors to amplify their skills through a personal one-on-one editorial process. Through […]

Reprise of ‘Wildflowers’

Showing through spring semester 2021 Between 1968 and 1971, Richmond environmentalist and James River advocate Newton Ancarrow snapped thousands of photographs of wildflowers, documenting more than 400 species, as he walked along the banks of the James River, searching for evidence of illegal sewage dumping into the river. Ancarrow, who is perhaps best remembered today […]

Cabell Screen celebrates Open Education Week

March 1-5 is Open Education Week, an international observation that aims to raise awareness about the positive impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide. Open education is comprised of resources, tools and practices created through the use of free and openly licensed materials. These materials, known as Open Educational Resources (OER), allow users […]

BLM RVA 2021

The fourth version of the Richmond Virginia Black Lives Matter Art Show is all-virtual in 2021 and the Cabell Screen is showing select works from this significant community exhibit. University Public Affairs article about the project The full 2021 exhibition is available for viewing online. BLM RVA ART 2021 includes more than 130 works from […]

Hillary Fayle explores natural connections in Rooted: Botanical Collaborations

Hillary Waters Fayle received a MFA from VCUarts in 2013 , and a BFA from Buffalo State College. She is an Assistant Professor and directs the fiber program in the department of Craft/Material Studies. In Rooted: Botanical Connections she explores concepts of humanity’s interaction with the natural world. Fayle uses leaves as her medium and […]

A Face of Change: MLK Day 2021

Showing Jan. 17-18, 2021 related to MLK events at VCU.  In honor of MLK Day 2021, a portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King displays on the Cabell Library Screen. The piece is by Dallas-based illustrator Richie Pope, a former VCU School of the Arts student. The artwork displaying on the big screen is a cropped […]

Students explore commemorative landscapes in Richmond and beyond

Public monuments and memorials have a profound impact on our collective understanding of the past and help to determine which histories we will preserve and honor in the future. Professor Newman’s HIST 300: Historical Methods class investigated the histories and contemporary legacies of a variety of commemorative symbols located in the greater Richmond area and […]

Students learn design basics while exploring local sites

Cabell Screen is featuring the art of students from Elissa Armstrong’s Art Review Honors Course. During Art Review, a Fall 2020, five week Honor College module course, HONR 399-701, Fall 2020 , students visited prominent Richmond art sites, like the VMFA, the ICA, Kehinde Wiley’s Rumors of War statue, and Robert E. Lee’s monument, recently […]

Celebrating Open Access Week

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the benefits of Open and inspire wider participation to make Open a new norm in scholarship, research and education. Open is the movement to remove access barriers to educational and research materials. […]

VCU Theater’s Spring Awakening

Showing Sept. 1 through Oct. 2 VCUarts student Audrey Reed, who is currently getting her MFA in Costume Design, designed the costumes for the VCU stage production of Spring Awakening which was unfortunately postponed due to COVID-19. Artist Statement: The color palette for this production and design reflect on the natural beauty of the earth. […]