Category results for: Faculty Work

Richmond Folk Festival Poster Art and VCU

Showing during October The biggest show in RVA in the fall is the annual Richmond Folk Festival, Oct. 7-9, 2022. The multi-day event brings some 200,000 people to the riverfront “to celebrate the roots, richness and variety of American culture through music, dance, traditional crafts, storytelling and food.” The festival offers more than 30 performers, […]

VCU Faculty, Art 180 and Advocates for Richmond Youth use art to promote healing

On the screen Sept. 26 – Oct. 28 Advocates for Richmond Youth (ARY) is a participatory action research team that was formed in 2014 by Dr. Alex Wagaman in the VCU School of Social Work. The team is made up of youth and young adults with lived experiences of housing instability and homelessness. Together they […]

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 […]

“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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reprise of Alcorn’s Florence Revealed

Showing from Sept. 1 through Oct. 2 Stephen Alcorn is a professor with VCU Arts Communication Arts department. He spent his formative years in Florence, which influenced his artistic style and created a lasting desire to share the experience with others. The Florence Revealed program provides the opportunity to spend an entire month in Florence, Italy drawing […]

Beauty of Digital Histology, an open and free resource

Showing through March 16 2020 March 2-6 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 […]

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