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  1. Aug 21, 2014

    Identity: graphic design projects throughout the university

    The Department of Art’s graphic design program often collaborates with other university colleges and departments. Students shine through real world opportunities designing for RU’s Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center, Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology program, the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, and the Selu Observatory.

  2. Aug 21, 2014

    Inspiration and teapots: SURF provides a master metalsmithing opportunity for an art major

    From a flat sheet of sterling Silver, senior art major Keela Dooley is making a tea set. She is using a process known as hand raising and she is doing this as a Summer Undergraduate Fellow.

  3. Jul 25, 2014

    Summer adventures: what CVPA faculty do in the summer

    Wonder what our faculty do in the summer? See how faculty from the five departments spend their time both on campus and off.

  4. Jun 20, 2014

    2014 CVPA tenure and promotions

    The CVPA proudly announces its 2014 newest tenured faculty and promotions.

  5. Jun 20, 2014

    M.F.A. student has distinction with the Virginia Watercolor Society

    A 1949 Pontiac hood ornament is the subject of M.F.A. painting student Jarrod Wilson’s watercolor that recently won an Award of Distinction at the 35th Annual Virginia Watercolor Society Exhibition.

  1. Aug 26, 2014

    Art Exhibits open Radford University's 2014-15 museum season

    New Jersey multimedia artist Alison Weld and alumnus Bill Fisher, MFA '90, begin the Radford University Art Museum 2014-15 season. 

  2. Dec 3, 2013

    Radford University graduate student featured on Watercolor Artist list

    Nathan Popp, a graduate student in the RU Department of Art, is one of nine artists featured on the 2013 Watercolor Artist "Ones to Watch" list.

  3. Aug 9, 2013

    Signature RU artwork candidate for restoration

    The four aluminum towers of “Sky Castles” are colorful beacons of welcome at Radford University, but now the paint is flaking away from their surfaces and there are no umbrellas to shield them from the elements that are contributing to deterioration of this beloved work of art.

  4. Jun 17, 2013

    Faculty member's artwork earns national recognition

    Ken Smith has won his third George Gray award, an annual recognition from the U.S. Coast Guard Art Program.

  5. May 8, 2013

    Campus courtyard becomes a work of art

    One of RU's public spaces is now filled with glass sculptures, thanks to a collaboration between the Department of Art and the School of Teacher Education and Leadership.

  6. Apr 2, 2013

    April is all about the arts

    RU steps into spring with a full calendar of arts events. The departments of Art, Dance, Music and Theatre & Cinema will showcase the talents and creative projects of students and faculty. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

  7. Mar 5, 2013

    Art museum chosen to join federal assessment program

    The Radford University Art Museum has been selected to participate in MAP, a program funded by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services to promote the highest professional standards in the field.

  8. Feb 12, 2013

    Exhibit showcases a decade of art professor's work

    RU Professor Richard Bay will open his exhibit "Lots of Stuff…Art Too!" at Emory & Henry College on Monday, Feb. 18, with a discussion of the work.

  9. Feb 5, 2013

    Theatre production presents 100 years of RU's greatest hits

    Showcasing some of the most popular performances at Radford University in the past 100 years, the School of Dance and Theatre this week presents "Timeless: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future."

  10. Jan 29, 2013

    Feb. 14 arts benefit will celebrate Dorothy Gillespie

    The Radford campus and community can enjoy a Valentine's evening of culture and fine art at the second annual Give Your Heart to Art benefit, sponsored by the Radford University Arts Society.