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The study of art at the university level, embedded in the ideals of a liberal arts education, allows students to develop both their creativity and their critical faculties through visual media. Visual and Media Arts Practice and Art History have separate curricula, but links between the two, and other disciplines, are encouraged.


Faculty Member Dr. Elena Calvillo organized a conference at the British School in Rome: La pittura poco meno che eterna: Paintings on Stone and Material Innovation

Faculty Member Tom Condon work is included in the "New Collectors Book 2016"

Alumni Amy Reader, '15, was interviewed in The Art Files

Faculty member Fiona Ross' work is included in "Architectured Water," Group Exhibition at Page Bond Gallery

Faculty member Mariam Yuen won the 2015 Leeds International Screendance Competition for "Choreography for the Scanner"

Faculty member Dr. Elena Calvillo's review of Francisco de Hollanda’s On Antique Painting was published in

Yueyang Cao received Honorable Mention in the 2015 International Photography Awards, in the Fine Art: Abstract category.

Department chair Jeremy Drummond cocurated a Video Drive-In event featuring works by several Canadian artists.

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Mailing Address:
Modlin Center for the Arts
Department of Art and Art History
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8272
Fax: (804) 287-6006

Department Chair: Jeremy Drummond
Administrative Coordinator: Tracie Taylor
Studio Arts Coordinator: Jeremy Drummond
Art History Coordinator: Elena Calvillo