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  •     Happening Now, a juried invitational, INSIDE OUTSIDE, UPSIDE DOWN at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC.  The exhibition is open to the public from July 17-September 12, 2021. “Featuring dynamic work across media by 64 artists of the greater DC region, this j...

  •   Paper Cuts has found a new home at the Center for Book Arts in New York City.  The Paper Cuts collection – both the collection of nearly 600 zines and the collection of almost 80 recorded interviews – will be permanently archived at the......

  • Sutters is recognized for his leadership and instruction in art education July 14th, 2021 / By Jeanene Harris Justin Sutters (far right), director of Mason’s Master of Arts in Teaching Program, and assistant professor Mary Del Popolo (far left) join Mason School of Art stud...

  • Assistant Professor Heather Green’s poetry book, No Other Rome, was published last month, as the Editor’s Choice for the Akron Poetry Series, from University of Akron Press. In No Other Rome, the title’s o’s are islands (wholes) or holes, lacunae, aper- tures through which we......

  • We are so proud to announce that MFA student Andrea Benge, known for ANDiLAND, has been awarded the Best Experimental Film award at the Sydney World Film Festival for her short Desert Air. In addition, Benge received a Tarkovsky Grant. ANDiLAND 🐰 is a multi-media......

  •   J Carrier, Assistant Professor, School of Art, (jcarrie4@gmu.edu – www.j-carrier.com) recently released The Folly his third book with Brooklyn, NY-based publisher TIS Books (tisbooks.pub).  The book chronicles the woodland escapes J made with his two young children i...

  •   Justin Sutters- 2021 Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator Alexandria, VA—The National Art Education Association has named Justin Sutters, of Herndon, VA, to receive the 2021 Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator Award. This prestigious award, deter...

  • “For Nearly Six Decades, GDUSA Has Started Each Year By Choosing A Group of People to Watch Who Embody The Spirit of the Creative Community. Individuals we have come to know and respect for a combination of talent, success, leadership, newsworthiness, influence, and community ser...

  •       Every year, the College Art Association of America hosts a CAA Conference. This conference provides the value of shared scholarship, research, and practice among members and those dedicated to the visual arts. This event is an opportunity for collaboration, n...

  • Rachel Debuque will present in the CAA Session ” Building Resilience: Embracing Failure in the Foundations Classroom “. Debuque will be presenting “This Classroom is a Joke.” Debuque will explores the ways that classroom joy is linked to experimentation, risk taking a...

  • Rachel Debuque will present in the CAA Session “Art Foundations: Core Values and Remote Learning”. Debuque will be presenting “Building a Curriculum Centered on Inclusion.” In the wake of the dual health emergencies, of Covid 19 and racism we are presented with an opp...

  •   School of Art and Design Professor Andy Yoder’s work at the Brattleboro Museum in Vermont is featured in New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and NY Observer. Andy Yoder’s exhibition “Overboard,” consists of more than 240 sculptural replicas of size 13...

  • The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) believes that the arts are vital in creating and strengthening community, with artists at the center of that effort. To that end, we invite recent CVPA graduates (2009 or later) to apply for new, immediate funds recently made......

  • April 3, 2020   /   by Anna Stolley Persky When George Mason University announced it was moving all classes online because of the coronavirus pandemic,  Chawky Frenn, an associate professor in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, was filled with dread. A self-described “din...

  • It takes only a brief tour of their art-filled home in Alexandria, Virginia to appreciate the way that art shapes the lives of George Mason supporters Gardner and Stevie Gillespie. For the past decade, the couple has found an ideal way to pursue their passion......