Category results for: Science

Botanical art exhibit inspired by ‘Wildflowers’ digital collection

Showing on the Cabell Screen Nov. 1 – 30 VCU Libraries hosts “Ancarrow’s List: Native Plants at the River’s Edge” in James Branch Cabell Library. See the exhibit on the first floor during regular library hours. Inspired by Newton Ancarrow’s compendium of wildflowers native to the James River, the exhibit features selected botanical illustrations from […]

Unmasked: Nickolai Walko’s Anatomical Art

Showing in the afternoons on the Cabell Screen Nickolai Walko, a graduate of the VCU School of the Arts, has developed a unique and eye-catching form of image-making that hybridizes classical drawing and pop art. After placing a layer of black masking tape on a brightly colored panel or wall, covering the surface from edge […]

Anne Wright collects scenes from the James River Park System

Showing March evenings (4-10 p.m.) As Outreach Director for Life Sciences and Center for Environmental Studies, Anne Wright spends her days helping to disseminate scientific knowledge to the community at large. “A problem in this country is science not being accepted and digested by the general public,” she said. “The scientific community has got to […]

Commencement Weekend: An array of student work on view

During Commencement Weekend (Friday-Sunday, May 12-14) –the Cabell Screen will showcase varied student work. The shows will run continuously. Viewers will see title screens between groups of images and works that will include: “WORK,” works from the VCUarts Undergraduate Juried Show at The Anderson “Highlights and Chateaus,” photography majors’ senior thesis show “Blast Off,” an exhibit by Kinetic Imaging […]

Neurons Under the Microscope

Showing Commencement Weekend and throughout the summer  As you walk by Cabell Library, you may notice striking neon images that resemble abstract art. These are actually images of zebrafish spinal cord neurons, created as part of a master’s thesis in neurobiology by Ashley Purdy. Purdy’s research studied the development of the nervous system and the […]

Intersections II: Science & Art

Showing through spring semester. A new art show at the Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University is featuring medical and scientific illustrations by students and alumni of the Department of Communication Arts in the School of the Arts. “Intersections II” features the work of 16 students and alumni of the Department of Communication Art’s scientific and preparatory medical illustration track, […]

Dr. Shiv Khanna and Dr. Arthur Reber

Showing through January, 2017 Shiv Khanna is a Commonwealth Professor of Physics at VCU and has received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education, which is the highest honor bestowed by the Commonwealth. Arthur Reber is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at VCU and is a postdoc in the […]