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New Waves 2015

Opening January 30, 2015
MOCA presents its annual juried exhibition, New Waves 2015, celebrating its 20th year! Over 230 artists from across Virginia submitted work in 2014 and proved, yet again, that the Commonwealth contains a rich and vast array of artistic talent. Each year this exciting exhibition demonstrates the diversity of materials and approaches that are used in contemporary art today. Application information for New Waves 2015 will be available in the Fall of 2014. …

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New Waves 2015

Selections from AIGA Skate Deck Exhibition

OPENING JANUARY 30, 2015
MOCA has partnered with AIGA Hampton Roads to produce a Skate Deck Design Competition and Exhibition. MOCA staff will jury and select designs from AIGA's SHRED Competition to host an exhibition in the museum's Community Gallery. This exhibition will be feautured during the Ryan McGinness and New Waves 2015 exhibitions in Spring 2015.  Artists will be selected and honored at an AIGA Gala event at MOCA on August 20, 2014. Juried artists will be invited to MOCA's Spring 2015 exhibition opening.  For more details on the AIGA and MOCA partnership and design competition, click here.  Artists to be featured at MOCA: Ashley Berkman Brian Villalon Cherilyn Colbert Christopher Kozak Ellis Chay Erik…

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Selections from AIGA Skate Deck Exhibition

Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose

May 30 to December 27, 2015
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) will feature some of the foremost contemporary artists through a ten year retrospective of the art magazine, Hi-Fructose. This exhibition is a unique opportunity to bring a broad spectrum of artwork by over 50 artists from the pages of magazines and computer screens to the walls of a contemporary art museum dedicated to educating on the significant art of today. This multi-faceted exhibition will feature artists working in a variety of media including sculpture, installation, painting, ceramics, and photography as well as interactive community outreach and satellite exhibitions. A wide selection of educational programming, film screenings, panel…

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Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose