2016 Art School Alumni Carmen Neely Exhibition at Jane Lombard Gallery, New York

CARMEN NEELY Carmen Neely’s work—a combination of painting and found objects—is imbued with deep intention and awareness of her identity as a young black woman making art in the twenty-first century. “The mark”, revered and mythologized as the purest form of artistic intention in the art historical canon, ...
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Art Alumni Kyle Webster – awarded the Fellow Award 2017

Kyle T. Webster’s name is synonymous with digital painting.  This bold statement was true even before he joined the Adobe team in 2017 and released his custom brushes to every licensed user of Adobe Creative Cloud.  The drop down menu of brushes in adobe applications now include his ...
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Ibrahim Said makes cover of Ceramics Monthly

Ibrahim Said makes cover of Ceramics Monthly ...
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Art Alumni Samuel Peck exhibition: Draw and Play Here

The Institute for Visual Studies at James Madison University welcomes art alumnus David R. Modler back to campus along with colleague Samuel H. Peck for workshops and the reception of their exhibition titled Draw and Play Here: The tet[R]ad Project, which will be on display at IVS from ...
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Alumni Award recipients holding awards

2017 Distinguished Alumni

This month, the College of Visual and Performing Arts awarded its highest honor to five alumni who exemplify excellence in their fields, recognizing them for their achievements in artistry and education. Carla Gannis '92 (Art); Doug Risner '88, MFA '90, PhD '01 (Dance); David Kish MM '02, DMA ...
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