Category results for: Comic Arts

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 […]

Inaugural Indie Comic Expo promotes VCU comic artists

Running on the Cabell Screen Nov. 11-30 The inaugural Richmond Indie Comic Expo (RICE), planned by VCU School of the Arts students and hosted at James Branch Cabell Library, takes place Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free and open to all, the expo offers artists tabling to discuss and sell their work […]

The Art of Mike Mingola

  Runs in the mornings through Oct. 29 Comic industry giant, Mike Mignola is coming to Richmond to join in conversation Oct. 29 with TyRuben Ellingson, chair and professor of the VCUarts Department of Communication Arts. Mignola is best known for his distinctive art style and creation of the pulpy genre-bending Hellboy, a multimedia franchise rooted […]

Halloween 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. 

From Gordo to Rocketo: Hispanic Heritage in the Comic Arts

VCU Libraries celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a look at Hispanic and Latino comic book characters and comics creators.  “From Gordo to Rocketo: Hispanic Heritage in the Comic Arts” may be viewed on VCU Libraries Flickr site. Highlights from that display will be shared on the Big Screen from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 through […]

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