Annual student exhibitions at Anderson Gallery and The Depot

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The Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts’ annual spring student exhibitions start this week at the Anderson Gallery and The Depot.

The Undergraduate Juried Fine Arts, Design & Kinetic Imaging Exhibitionskick off the season with an opening reception March 26 at 5 p.m. at the Anderson Gallery.

Dean Daderko from the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston serves as this year’s juror. Out of 610 entries, 98 were selected for exhibitions.

The exhibitions run through April 5.

Round one of the Graduate MFA Thesis Exhibitions begins with an opening reception April 10 at 5 p.m. and runs through April 26. 

Round two runs May 1 through 17 with an opening reception May 1 at 5 p.m.

The MFA thesis exhibition is the final requirement for students in the graduate fine arts and design programs, representing the culmination of each artist’s accomplishments over a two-year period.

MFA exhibitor

Craft/Material Studies
·     Lucy Derickson
·     Hillary Waters
·     Kelley Morrison
·     Evan Pomerantz
·     Amber Smith
·     Leigh Suggs
·     Chris White 

Graphic Design
·    Sarah Baugh
·    Alex Bruno
·    Stephanie Clark
·    Xi Lu
·    Yaeyoung Park 

Interior Design
·    Erin Casey
·    Roy Abdun-Nur
·    Rose Peck
·    Yvonne LeFrancois
·    Laura Wilson
·    Michael Radar
·    Michael Rosenthal-Mix 

Kinetic Imaging
·    Marta Finkelstein 

Painting & Printmaking
·    Annie Albagli
·    Grace Weaver
·    Harris Johnson
·    Jason Rood
·    Lee Piechocki
·    Matthew Yaeger 

·    Antony Smith
·    Alex Arzt
·    Josh Thorud

Sculpture + Extended Media
·    Adam Collignon
·    Andrew Francis
·    Noa Glazer
·    Stephen Fuller
·    Becky Sellinger
·    Shawn Taylor

·    Emily Atkins

STUDENT SHOW GALLERY HOURS (Anderson Gallery and The Depot):
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
For more information and directions, visit


Feature image at top: Adriane Connerton (Department of Painting and Printmaking). 2014 MFA
Thesis Exhibition. Photograph by Terry Brown.


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