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Loie Hollowell on her New York solo show

For a fall exhibition at Pace Gallery, alumna Loie Hollowell (MFA ’12) presents new work that continues her exploration of the human body. The artist spoke with VCUarts in advance of her solo show at the venerable contemporary arts gallery in New York City, sharing what inspires her and the advice she has for aspiring painters.

Read more about Hollowell.
Medicine in motion: developing PharmaCart

Three arts students teamed up with engineering and business majors to develop a more efficient way to distribute medicine in hospitals. Together, they created PharmaCart. Meet the student team that made it all possible.

Learn more about PharmaCart.

Faculty rethink design education

In the process of developing a new course, professors Wes Taylor and MK Abadoo met to see how their graphic design and dance practices could collide. At the same time, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, professor of graphic design, was challenging her students to uncover the missing voices in contemporary design.

Read more about Taylor, Abadoo and Mutiti.

Research grant funds student film

With the help of a VCUarts Undergraduate Research and Innovation Grant, Cinema students Sam Labella (writer/director) and Kat Docalovich (producer) created their film "Here Lies Beatrice."

Take a look behind the scenes.

ICA wins 2019 American Architecture Award

The Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU was one of more than 100 winning projects this year, selected from a short list of 400 works of architecture across the U.S. The non-collecting institution was designed by Steven Holl Architects, the New York-based firm behind the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Read more about the ICA.

This alum got to catch her own dinner—inside a New York restaurant

Graphic design alumna Jennifer Osaki (BFA ’17) is a producer at Thrillist, where she covers food and entertainment for millions of viewers online. At the novelty restaurant Zauo, where New Yorkers can catch live fish to cook, Osaki grabbed a fishing pole and bait to snag her dinner. And you can watch the whole experience on Facebook.

Read more about Osaki.

The 2019 edition of VCUarts Studio is out now!

The latest edition of Studio magazine features designs and illustrations by communication arts students, collaborations in arts and health, and a peek behind the curtain at the Center for the Creative Economy.

Inspired by the work of Richmond-based comics artist Chris Visions (BFA ’07), the latest edition of Studio offers a new and exclusive look at what makes VCUarts an incredible place to learn, work and create.

Read this year's Studio magazine or check out past issues.

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