VCUarts Fountainhead Fellows

Emmy Thelander – painting fellow
They Accrue Meaning by Being in the Foreground

Irvin Morazan – sculpture fellow
XOLO Yawning

Press Release

The Fountainhead Fellowship is a highly competitive award given to recent MFA graduates who
display exemplary talent within their concentration. VCUarts extends one fellowship per department:
Sculpture + Extended Media, Painting + Printmaking, and Craft + Material Studies (two fellowships
are given in crafts). The award is jointly sponsored by VCUarts and Fountainhead Development
Services. Each recipient is given a studio space, furnished apartment, stipend, teaching opportunities, and an
exhibition in Richmond.