Emerging Artists & Innovators Showcase 2016

Fri, Sep 23, 12–7 pm & Sat, Sep 24, 12–4 pm


VCUarts students were invited to design and develop their own products inspired by works in VMFA’s outstanding permanent collection. Now, VCUarts and VMFA Shop are proud to introduce the three finalists and their creatively designed, handcrafted products. Come to the VMFA Shop and meet these talented emerging artists! Exclusive VMFA member discount on all purchases.

VCU 2016 3 Finalists w their products image #22


Art Bags

Erin Petty, Undergraduate in Communication Arts
Inspired by Untitled (yellow corner)

Crazy Face Sticker and Stationary Kits

Michaela Lewis, Undergraduate in Communication Arts
Inspired by Art History is Not Linear


Rachel Hume, Undergraduate in Advertising and Design
Inspired by Mask Ensemble of a Kuosi Society Member