Recent Press

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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Lynchburg News & Advance Features Craft + Design Artist John Shuptrine

November 13, 2017 Recent Press

Lynchburg News & Advance reporter Emma Schkloven wrote a feature story about artist John Shuptrine. His mixed media camera sculptures will be on display at Craft + Design, Nov. 17-19. “It is sculptural in a really fun and whimsical way,” says Stefanie Fedor, executive director of the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, which will feature Shuptrine’s […]

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R-Home Magazine Features Craft + Design Artist Andrea Donnelly

November 06, 2017 Recent Press

Richmond Magazine’s R-Home Magazine featured fiber artist Andrea Donnelly in a story on Nov. 3.  Donnelly will showcase her work at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s annual Craft + Design show, Nov. 17-19. “Donnelly is the rare artist who toggles between creating conceptual and functional art. She says she is as serious about her wearable […]

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R-Home Magazine Features Rise + Shine Speaker, Amanda Nisbet

November 06, 2017 Recent Press

Richmond Magazine’s R-Home Magazine published a story about Rise + Shine featured speaker Amanda Nisbet on Oct. 30. “For Nisbet, author of “Dazzling Design” and an acclaimed designer known for her bold, colorful interiors, relocating to Richmond from the epicenter of the design world was a big move. “

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Carli Holcomb featured in Style Weekly

September 14, 2017 Recent Press

Carli Holcomb was featured in the arts and culture section of Style Weekly on Sept. 12. An exhibition of her work, titled “After Dark,” opened at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on Friday, September 8 and runs through November 12, 2017. “Holcomb sees her current show as a meditation on place — and the art she created for […]

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