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In his first week of classes, freshman Andrew Kearns’ Space Research professor, Jack Wax made it clear to the aspiring graphic designer that he couldnt be an artist unless he could be confused.
If that’s all it takes to be considered an artist, Kearns is well on his way after his first few weeks in the VCUarts program.
It’s been up and down for the freshman studying art foundations from Salem, Va. He received a job in the graphic design departments media lab but cut his finger and had to wear a bandage on his hand in the first week. His finger is still healing and he said it makes some tasks, like typing, difficult.
“(I’ve had) a little bit of a rough start,” Kearns admitted.