Category results for: Comic Arts

Student Media Showcase 2023-24

Student media at VCU is big and broad–from legacy publications like the student newspaper that’s been around since the school was formed to cutting-edge digital publications. The Student Media Center houses nine student-run media organizations available on various media platforms — newspaper, radio, literary and arts journals, digital only-publications, video, comics and more. These outlets […]

Jurgen Comics Contest honorees explore banned art and censorship

Images from the annual Jurgen Comics Contest will be showing on the Cabell Screen through February This exhibit showcases student artwork from VCU Libraries’ annual Jurgen Comics Contest. The Contest focuses on telling stories of banned art as a way to consider the complex relationship between art and society and the long history of censorship.  […]

Creepy images from the Comic Arts Collection

Showing through Oct. 31. Images of creepy comics from Cabell Library’s  vast Comic Arts Collection are on view in honor of Halloween and the haunting season. See all of them on VCU Libraries Flickr channel. 

Students explore the concept of censorship in Jurgen Comics Contest

Showing on the Cabell Screen this fall semester, images from the annual Jurgen contest. This exhibit showcases comic arts from a VCU Libraries-sponsored contest in the last academic year. These student artists brought wit, imagination and passion to the challenge of creating comics on the topic of censorship and self-censorship. This exhibit celebrates artists’ talents […]

Maggie Colangelo

Showing through August Maggie Colangelo is a VCU alum of communication arts and environmental studies. While volunteering in the Virtual Curation Laboratory, she developed the idea of Founding Monsters and was awarded a VCU Fellowship for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry to pursue the project.

The Mystery of Missing Megafauna combines comic arts and archaeology

Showing through May Artist Maggie Colangelo, VCU alum of communications arts and environmental studies , and Bernard K. Means, Ph.D., assistant professor in the VCU School of School of World Studies and director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory, collaborated once more to create a new more scientific exploration on megafauna. The Mystery of the Missing Megafauna explores […]

Founding Monsters exhibit features student comic art

Watch on the Cabell Library Ramcam at go.vcu.edu/cabellramcam Through the summer, a selection of panels from the comic book Founding Monsters is showing on the Cabell Screen. The comic book tells the story of the Founding Fathers and their obsession with prehistoric megafauna, especially mastodons and giant ground sloths. The comic is a collaboration between artist […]

Communication Arts 2021 Expo: Seniors showcase their portfolios

Watch on the Cabell Library Ramcam at go.vcu.edu/cabellramcam Running through the summer, selected work from the Class of 2021, Communication Arts students, is showing on the Cabell Screen. The exhibit features:  Madeline Dang: Motion graphics artist and illustrator with a detailed eye making illustrations with delicate renderings. “Skulls Collide” and “Rendered Fun” Brigid Donahue: Illustrator […]

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 […]

Keith Knight documents America’s racial illiteracy

Showing on the screen Feb. 7-28 Cartoonist Keith Knight returns to VCU to present “Red, White, Black and Blue,” a cartoon slideshow that tackles racial illiteracy in America for the 18th Annual Black History Month Lecture. The event takes place Feb. 11 from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Lecture Hall (Room 303) at James Branch […]

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