Charles R. Henry


Academic Background

1968 - Present Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond,VA, Sculpture Department, Professor 1986
1966 - 68 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, MFA Sculpture
1960 - 65 Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH, BFA Sculpture
1958 - 60 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Academic Awards

2002 V.C.U. Faculty Research Grant - in - Aid
1989 V.C.U. Faculty Research Leave of Absence
1986 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Professional Artist Grant
1984 V.C.U. Faculty Research Grant - in - Aid
1972 V.C.U. Faculty Research Grant - in - Aid



2002      International Digital Art Awards on-line   and the hard copy exhibition which will be traveling across Australia and then shown at the International Digital Biennale St. Petersberg Russia, and at selected galleries across Europe and the US. Digital Photography Magazine will produce a special IDAA edition for this awards show. 1st IDAA hard copy exhibition for 2002 opened February 8th at the Counihan Gallery in Brunswick Melbourne Australia.


Sacred Spaces 2 is an independently produced computer animation that has been shown at:

1999     Olympia Film Festival Cine-x Independent Juried Program                                                                                                                       Olympia, WA

Flesh Tones is an independently produced computer animation that has been shown at:

1998 The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival New York, NY

Sacred Spaces is an independently produced computer animation that has been shown at:

1997 Columbus International Film and Video Festival         Bronze Plaque Award Columbus, OH
Houston International Film and Video Festival    Silver Award - Computer Generated Experimental Film and Video Houston, TX
San Jose State U. Visual Artists Film and Video Festival   First Place Award - Computer Generated Animation San Jose, CA
The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival New York, NY
1996 Philadelphia International Film Festival         Honorable Mention in Animation Philadelphia, PA
"Esculturas V.C.U.", Galeria ICPNA Miraflores Lima, Peru
The Chicago Underground Film Festival Chicago, IL
"Images of Philafilm", Greater Media Cable of Philadelphia, Inc. Philadelphia, PA
Arizona Cinema Shorts - Film and Video Festival Flagstaff, AZ
Charleston International Film and Video Festival  Gold Award - Experimental  Video, Computer Generated Mixed Media Charleston, SC
"Offline Part 2", Based in Ithica, NY,   A program of independently produced videos Cablecast to 30 Cities


Other Selected Exhibitions

1991 "The Elusive Image: Holograms", Nabisco Brands, Inc         Group Exhibition East Hanover, NJ
1990 "Holograms",  Richmond International Airport  Solo Exhibition, Presented by the Arts Council of Richmond Richmond, VA
1990 "Virginia Sculpture", Peninsula Fine Arts Center            Group Exhibition Newport News, VA
1990 "Time Machine", Children’s Museum of Memphis    Permanent Centerpiece, Site-Specific Installation Memphis, TN
1990 "Hologram Mosaics", Broadway Windows, New York University    Solo Exhibition New York, NY
1989 "Hologram Mosaics", Peninsula Fine Arts Center    Two - Person Exhibition Newport News, VA
1988 "Hologram Mosaics", Science Museum of Virginia     Group Exhibition Richmond, VA
1988 "Lights Camera Action", Peninsula Fine Arts Center    Group Exhibition Newport News, VA
1987 "Artists Who Teach", Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve    Group Exhibition Washington, DC
1987 "Southern Comfort/Discomfort", Southern Arts Federation    Group Exhibition Atlanta, GA
1986 "Installations", Hologram Mosaic, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts    Site-Specific Installation Richmond, VA
1985 "Future Histories: The Impact of Changing Technology", V.C.U. Anderson Gallery Group Exhibit Richmond, VA
1984 "Adding It Up", and "Fill In The Blanks", V.C.U. Anderson Gallery    Group Exhibitions Richmond, VA
1983 "Cleveland Institute of Art - One Hundred Years", Cleveland Museum of Art   Group Exhibit Cleveland, OH



Spring 2001 Atlantis Rising, Number 25     "The Human Face & Sacred Geometry" by C. R. Henry, 11 images

On-line  "Human Form From Sacred Geometry" by C. R. Henry, 11 images

Spring 1990 L.A.S.E.R. News, "Screen Building"     by C. R. Henry, Cover Hologram, 1 Photograph   
Fall 1989 holosphere, "Chuck Henry: Sculpting With Light"   by R.R. Erickson and B.A.E. Albrecht, 9 Photographs, 1 Hologram
Aug. 1, 1989 Portfolio Magazine, "Dual Purposes"   by Linda McGreevy, 1 Photograph
Mar. 1986 New Art Examiner, Review, "Future Histories: The Impact of Changing Technologies"   by Carol Rand
Feb. 1986 Richmond News Leader, "High Tech + Mysticism x Mirrors"   by Barbara Green, 1 Color Photograph  

Selected Collections

Inductors Incorporated, Irvine, CA   Joseph and Hannah Burns, New York, NY
Frank Porter, Cleveland,OH Virginia Discovery Museum, Charlottesville, VA
Thomas Armstrong, New York, NY Children's Museum of Memphis, Memphis,TN
Franny and Seth Taft, Pepper Pike, OH Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA Robert Hobbs, Richmond, VA