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The VCUarts Sculpture + Extended Media visiting artist roster highlights the critical role that outside voices play in the program. Department Chair and Graduate Director Matt King states, “Visiting artists, scholars and curators enliven studio conversations with a diverse array of perspectives that complement the close mentorship offered by faculty Michael Jones McKean, Kendall Buster, Lupe Maravilla, Corin Hewitt, Massa Lemu, and Lily Cox-Richard.” The 2018-2019 visitors include Stanya Kahn, Frank Benson, Jonathas de Andrade, Doreen Garner, Oscar Tuazon, Jessica Vaughn, and Timur Si-Qin. In addition, full-time visiting faculty Elizabeth Orr and Baseera Khan and the 2018-19 Fountainhead Fellow in Sculpture, Ingrid Tremblay, further add to the department’s dynamic mix.
The VCUarts Department of Sculpture + Extended Media’s highly competitive MFA program has been the top ranked sculpture program since 2003 by U.S. News & World Report.
Students receive full tuition support, paid assistantships, research travel grants and exhibition opportunities. With 24-hour access to a media lab, fabrication shops and foundry, students can indulge in the widest possible range of making. All of this takes place in a supportive environment where experimentation, self-motivation and intellectual rigor are expected.
VCUarts is one of the nation’s leading arts schools, dedicated to advancing creative expression, supporting new scholarship, sparking innovation and deepening the role of the arts in society. Its visual arts and design graduate program has received top rankings by U.S. News & World Report. More information at arts.vcu.edu.
MFA Open House is on November 10. Application deadline is January 15, 2019. For RSVP and information, visit arts.vcu.edu/sculpture.
The new generation of artists and curators is eager to explore alternative organizations and to tackle current social inequalities and issues.
Her female nudes were extraordinary for the time because she portrayed female sexual desire. Her subjects defied conventional ideals of femininity.
In Philadelphia, a series of solo shows delves into the interdisciplinary practices of graduates whose work explores identity, familial bonds, political constructs, and nature’s fragility.
Francis made over 10,000 artworks, starred in more than 100 solo exhibitions, and, in the late 1950s to mid-1960s, commanded the highest prices of any living painter.
Brian Blomerth’s Mycelium Wassonii deploys amazing graphic storytelling to share his own exploration of mushroom history.
On November 14, join Columbia University School of the Arts for virtual information sessions with the program chair, faculty, and staff.
Over a century after Wright designed a workplace that borrowed features from the home, designers are at it again, but who does a homey office really serve?
No Vacancy, curated by Jody Graf, will be on view from October 26 through November 8 at the school’s Kellen Gallery in New York City.
This week, the National Gallery of Art finally acquired a major work by Faith Ringgold, the director of The Velvet Underground talks film, North America’s Hindu Nationalist problem, canceling legacy admissions, and more.
Sculptures of Oaxacan alebrijes, envisioned as guardians of the nation’s immigrant community, and catrinas, Day of the Dead skeletons, are now at Rockefeller Center.