Recent Press

Style Weekly Features Elissa Levy Exhibition Opening

August 28, 2018 Recent Press

In an August 21 article, Style Weekly featured the opening of VisArts’ exhibition “Of secrecy, the violet,” by New York City-based artist, Elissa Levy. Curator Lauren Ross was excited to introduce Richmond audiences to Levy. “In an era defined by an absence of consensus on what’s fake and what’s true, issues around media today are […]

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Richmond Times-Dispatch Features Young+Artful

August 20, 2018 Recent Press

The Richmond Times-Dispatch featured VisArts’ Young+Artful fundraiser in an August 17 article, “Young + Artful 2018: Rock + Roll High School at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.” “If you’re a 20-something who lives month to month under mountains of student and other debts, chances are the art classes you loved as a child take a back seat […]

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Washington and Lee University Publication Features VisArts’ Intern Xinxian Wang

August 08, 2018 Recent Press

Washington and Lee University’s online publication, The Columns, published a feature about VisArts’ intern, Xinxian Wang. Xinxian spent eight weeks at the Visual Arts Center in Richmond through a career and professional development summer internship offered in conjunction with W&L’s Office of Community-Based Learning. “This experience encourages me to explore a more diverse range of courses […]

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VisArts Clay Instructor Ryan Coppage Published in Journal of the American Ceramic Society

May 23, 2018 Recent Press

A research paper, titled “Gold nanoparticle colorants as traditional ceramic glaze alternatives” and co-authored by VisArts teacher Ryan Coppage, was accepted by the Journal of the American Ceramic Society. The publication acknowledged VisArts Clay Studio Manager Jeff Vick, the VisArts facility and its staff for the development of nanoparticle color systems in ceramic glazes. Coppage has made pottery […]

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ABC 8News Features Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Exhibition

February 28, 2018 Recent Press

ABC 8News produced a short segment highlighting the Visual Art Center of Richmond’s Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Exhibition on Feb. 26. “This awards and exhibition gives them that boost of confidence and gives them that push forward, and that sort of recognition that they are doing important and valuable work and that their creative […]

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Richmond Magazine Features VisArts as Local Makerspace

February 12, 2018 Recent Press

Richmond Magazine featured the Visual Arts Center of Richmond as a local makerspace in a Feb. 12 article. “For all of Visual Arts Center’s 54-year history until now, studios have been accessible only to students taking classes. A new program called Open Studio Access will make VisArts’ 15 professional art studios usable by paid-access users.” 

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Inside\Within Features Former VisArts Exhibitor, Nate Young

February 06, 2018 Recent Press

Inside\Within, a web archive devoted to the creative spaces of Chicago’s emerging and established artists, featured Nate Young, the artist behind VisArts spring 2017exhibition, titled (re)collection. In the piece, Young mentioned his time in Richmond and how the show fits into his broader body of work. “My exhibition (re)collection at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Virginia was […]

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VisArts’ Contemporary Quilts Exhibition Featured in Virginia Living

February 02, 2018 Recent Press

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s contemporary quilts exhibition, “The Embedded Message: Quilting in Contemporary Art,” was featured in a Jan. 19 article by Virginia Living‘s Christina von Claparede-Crola. The Visual Arts Center’s newest exhibition, is pushing to change the status quo of quilts. The thirteen featured artists are uncovering and questioning the historic meaning […]

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VisArts Contemporary Quilts Exhibition Featured in Style Weekly

January 05, 2018 Recent Press

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s contemporary quilts exhibition, “The Embedded Message: Quilting in Contemporary Art,” was featured in a Dec. 12 Style Weekly article written by Amanda Dalla Villa Adams. “Good political art is tricky. Pitfalls include being too didactic or becoming a brash one-liner that confronts people with a singular statement. The best […]

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ABC 8News Juan Conde Features VisArts in TV Segment

December 15, 2017 Recent Press

ABC 8News – WRIC filmed a segment about the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, featuring an interview with Executive Director Stefanie Fedor. “Visual Arts Center Executive Director Stefanie Fedor sees art as a path to greater understanding. Fedor manages 150 instructors teaching 250-classes per year across 30,000 square feet of studios and galleries.” Watch the video

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