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.
Christina Peters, '18, had her photograph "Small Spaces - Dry-rot (self-portrait) " win second place in Photographer's Forum 37th Annual College and High School Photography contest.
(Thamine) Jannatul Nayeem, '17, had her film, I Choose Openness, selected as a finalist in the Annual James River Short Film Juried Competition. Her photograph "Swimming in the Sahara" is a finalist in the Photographer's Forum 37th Annual College and High School Photography contest.
Tom Condon, Visual Media and Arts Practice Faculty, Untitled, ADA Gallery Miami Beach 2016. Exhibition dates Nov 11-Dec 4, 2016
Jeremy Drummond, Visual Media and Arts Practice Professor, 49 Shades of Grey, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA. Exhibition dates Nov. 3-26, 2016.
Fiona Ross, Visual Media and Arts Practice Faculty, Dislocation Of A More Complete Pattern, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA. Exhibition dates Nov.4-Dec. 4 2016.
- Sjovold Named Distinguished Educator
Professor Erling Sjovold received the Distinguished Educator Award at this year's Colloquy ceremony.
- Calvillo Conference
Dr. Elena Calvillo organized a conference at the British School in Rome that will explore the 16th- and 17th-century artistic practice of painting in oil on stone supports.
- Hamilton Fellowship
Tracy Chapman Hamilton, NEH visiting associate professor of art history, has been awarded a Mellon Fellowship in the Digital Humanities at Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy, for the spring 2017 semester.
- Yuen Award
Faculty member Mariam Yuen won the 2015 Leeds International Screendance Competition for Choreography for the Scanner.
- Drummond Event
Department chair Jeremy Drummond cocurated a Video Drive-In event featuring works by several Canadian artists.
- Condon Featured in Book
Faculty member Tom Condon's work is included in the New Collectors Book 2016.
- Calvillo Conference
Dr. Elena Calvillo organized a conference at the Morris E. Curiel Institute for European Studies at Tel Aviv University: Rivalries and Socio-Political Networks
- Calvillo Article
Dr. Elena Calvillo's review of Francisco de Hollanda’s On Antique Painting was published in caa.reviews.
- Schlatter Named to Board
Elizabeth Schlatter has been elected to serve a four-year term on the board of the College Art Association.
Bronze Pour Demonstration
The artist and record-setting swimmer is using her sophomore year to explore and hone her interests.
Class explores role of museums by curating an exhibit of Soviet Jewish immigrants in Richmond
Modlin Center for the Arts
Department of Art and Art History
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Phone: (804) 289-8272
Fax: (804) 287-6006