Sculpture Students Bring Work To U.Va.
October 1, 2002--
Friday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Nov. 1
Opening reception: Oct. 11, 5 to 7 p.m. in the gallery
Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia
In a gesture
of communication and exchange, 11 M.F.A.students in Virginia Commonwealth
University’s sculpture program will exhibit their work at
the University of Virginia’s Fayerweather Gallery Oct. 11
through Nov. 1.
chair of U.Va.’s studio art program, said it is a wonderful
opportunity for students at the two schools to work together. VCU
has one of the largest and most respected sculpture programs in
the country. “It’s a chance for our students to work
with them in two critical ways,” he said. “Our students
will be helping with the installation of the works and writing reviews
of the artwork for a catalog.”
features original pieces created for the show. After visiting the
exhibition space in Fayerweather Hall the VCU students decided large
sculptures would not fit. “It’s an odd shape,”
said Fernando Aidinian-Mastrangelo, curator of the show and one
of the VCU artists. “We decided to do smaller, more subtle
works that flow well with the space.” One larger sculpture
will be installed on the lawn in front of Fayerwether Hall.
will each give a five-minute talk during the opening reception in
the gallery on Oct. 11, 5 to 7 p.m.
Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
contact Fernando Aidinian-Mastrangelo at (804) 615-2111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298