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Honoring Murry N. DePillars

Showing through May 2022 Murry N. DePillars, Ph.D., served as Dean of VCU’s School of the Arts from 1976 until 1995. DePillars nurtured a fertile period of progress at VCUarts. Under his leadership, enrollment nearly doubled and the faculty grew in size and stature. DePillars’ vision and action are largely credited with establishing the school […]

Barry O’Keefe collaborates with JXN to highlight Jackson Ward luminaries

Local artist Barry O’Keefe works in printmaking, painting and public art. He teaches in Communications Arts with VCUArts. O’Keefe also works with several nonprofits in Richmond including Milk River Arts, Art 180 and the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.  Thematically, his work engages with cultural amnesia, neglected public spaces, and the design of the contemporary […]

Alcorn explores the art of the Ife and Benin

“Out of Africa” running on the Cabell Screen until Oct.15Watch on the Cabell Library Ramcam at go.vcu.edu/cabellramcam Stephen Alcorn is a professor with VCUarts Communication Arts department. “Out of Africa,” his latest exhibit on the Cabell screen, explores the artistic mastery of the Ife and Benin cultures. Alcorn had this to say about his work, “The […]

Candid Campus 2021: excited to be back

“Candid Campus” running on the Cabell Screen until Oct.15Watch on the Cabell Library Ramcam at go.vcu.edu/cabellramcam The Compass, at the center of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Monroe Park Campus, has been quieter since early 2020. On Tuesday, it came alive as students returned to class, picked up lunch from Shafer Court Dining Center to eat on […]

“Knock Knock” explores concepts of self using experimental production

“Knock Knock” running on the Cabell Screen until Oct.15Watch on the Cabell Library Ramcam at go.vcu.edu/cabellramcam (Eli)zabeth Owens, a VCU alum, is a musician and video artist. Their ten years of classical training coupled with their experience in production and film sound design creates Owens’ unique sound and visual style.  “Knock Knock,” Owen’s sophomore album, […]

VCU artists conclude interrupted Senior exhibits at Branch House

“Quality Time” running on the Cabell Screen until Aug. 20 Watch on the Cabell Library Ramcam at go.vcu.edu/cabellramcam Quality Time, showing through Aug. 20 at The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, brings together the diverse work of 10 young Virginia Commonwealth University alumni. As many people across the globe experienced in 2020, this group of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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