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Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

Recognized by its peer institutions, the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCUarts) is among the top schools of art and design in the country, a ranking that is based on graduate programming. VCUarts is housed within a public, urban research university that offers a range of areas of study. Boasting a stellar roster of faculty members, who are successful and active in their respective disciplines, the school attracts students of the highest caliber from across the country and around the world. Graduates of our professional degree programs are artists, scholars, educators, performers, entrepreneurs and more. Counted among our alumni are Guggenheim, Grammy, Fulbright, Emmy and MacArthur “Genius Award” recipients.

website

https://arts.vcu.edu

residency

Two years, full time: Art Education, Art History, Craft/Material Studies, Graphic Design , Interior Design, Kinetic Imaging, Media Art + Text, Music, Painting + Printmaking, Photography + Film, Sculpture + Extended Media, Theatre. 

Three years, full time: Theatre (Costume Design).

disciplines

2-Dimensional design, 3-Dimensional design, Animation, Art education, Ceramics, Digital media, Drawing, Environmental art, Fiber arts, Film, Glass, Graphic design, Installation, Interior design, Metals, Multidisciplinary, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Sound, Visual studies, Music, Theatre. 

 

current faculty

Art Education:
Melanie L. Buffington
David E. Burton
Pamela Lawton
Sara W. McKay
Ryan K Patton
Courtnie Wolfgang 

Art History:
Kathleen Chapman
James Farmer
Eric Garberson
Babatunde Lawal
Margaret Lindauer
Catherine Roach 

Craft/Material Studies:
Sonya Clark
Alfred Blair Clemo
Susan Ganch
Heath Matysek-Snyder
Aaron McIntosh
Deborah Quick
Jack Wax
Bohyun Yoon

Graphic Design:
Laura Chessin
Steven Hoskins
Nicole Killian
Lap Le 
Jamie Mahoney
Roy McKelvey
Nontsikelelo Mutiti
David Shields
Lauren Thorson
Sandra Wheeler
Matthew Woolman

Interior Design:
Jennifer Fell
Christiana Lafazani
Rab McClure
Emily Smith
Robert Smith
Roberto Ventura
Camden Whitehead 

Kinetic Imaging:
Robert Kaputof
Orla McHardy
Robert D. Paris
Semi Ryu
Stephanie Thulin
Pamela Turner
Stephen Vitiello

Painting + Printmaking:
Peter Baldes
Cara Benedetto
Ruth M. Bolduan
Hope Ginsburg
Ann Gower
Ronald Johnson
Holly Morrison
Noah Simblist
Javier Tapia
Hilary Wilder 

Photography + Film:
John Freyer
Sasha Freyer
Sonali Gulati
Justin Reed
Mary Beth Reed
Jon-Phillip Sheridan
Paul Thulin 

Sculpture + Extended Media:
Kendall Buster
Corin Hewitt
Matt King
Massa Lemu
Michael McKean
Irvin Morazan
Gregory Volk

notable alumni

Diana Al-Hadid, SunTek Chung, Bonnie Collura, Kristie Couser, Andrea Donnelly, Tara Donovan , Zach Duer, Jennifer Farris, Teresita FernándezJudith Godwin, Scott Grooms, Jason Butler HarnerDonwan T. Harrell, Rachel Hayes, Lucinda Havenhand, Loie Hollowell, Sterling Hundley, Lee Anne Hurt, Alma Leiva, Kate Magee, Joseph Minek, Jason Robinson, Daniel Rowe, Kazue Taguchi, Grace Weaver, Adam Welsh, Stanley Wolukau-Wonambwa.

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