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OUR COMICS OURSELVES


About “Our Comics, Ourselves” Fenwick Gallery at George Mason is pleased to host “Our Comics, Ourselves,” an exhibition of works on themes of identity, expression, and representation in comic books and graphic novels. “Our Comics, Ourselves” includes comic books, graphic novels, DIY comics, and various comics paraphernalia primarily from the United States, from 1945 to present. […]

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Paramount Pictures presents Lauren Lapid


By Natasha Boddie/August 2017 You don’t have to work in the entertainment industry to know the name – Paramount Pictures. Since 1912, Paramount has earned a reputation in the “Big Six” alongside Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, Sony and Walt Disney Studios. Making it the oldest studio and the only of […]

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Adjunct Professor Paolo Morales – Between You and Me


PAOLO MORALES | BETWEEN YOU AND ME NARA PARK | WHAT REMAINS   Photographer Paolo Morales newest body of black and white pictures, “Between You and Me”, pairs staged and extemporaneous documentary-style photographs of people, landscapes and things that tenderly communicate the sensation of dislocation and isolation. With an acute eye for detail, Morales focuses […]

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How Skateboarding Came to the Kennedy Center


How Skateboarding Came to the Kennedy Center Garth A. Ross/ 2017 The following is an excerpt of Finding a Line from Fight Club to The Kennedy Center: How We Learned To Cross Invisible Bridges by Garth A. Ross and was originally published in “Grassroots Leadership and the Arts for Social Change.” Finding a Line first […]

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MFA Candidate Emily Fussner: Broken Down and Made New


{Artist Feature} Emily Fussner: Broken Down and Made New May 18, 2017/Christin Taylor I have a confession to make: I have a vested interest in our featured artist this month – Emily Fussner. She’s my cousin. Together, Emily, my sister, Annie, and I make up the three girl cousins on my dad’s side of the […]

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Interview with Adjunct Professor Jay Seawell on his latest book National Trust


Jay Turner Frey Seawell’s National Trust Investigates Media and Political Power in the United States  Interview by Jon Feinstein In 2011, Washington DC-based photojournalist-turned-art-photographer Jay Turner Frey Seawell began photographing political architecture in the United States as a metaphor for the structures and relationships of power they represent. As 2012 approached, he expanded his focus […]

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Graduate & Alumni Spotlight

Organizers Behind Richmond’s Homegrown Current Art Fair

Organizers Behind Richmond’s Homegrown Current Art Fair Discuss Its Future by Amanda Dalla Villa Adams/September 5, 2017 It finally happened. Seven Richmond galleries and a handful of art experts came together to launch Richmond’s first art fair, Current, in October 2016. There was a large turnout with a steady stream of people from cross sections […]

Faculty Spotlight

Professor Frenn Fulbright recipient

Professor Chawky Frenn Fulbright scholarship recipient by Natasha Boddie/2017 Congratulations! Professor Chawky Frenn has received a Fulbright award to India. He is the second full-time faculty member in the School of Art to receive the award. The first being Professor Maria Karametou in 2009-10 for her projects “A Visual Investigation of Embroidery and Textile Designs […]