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Aldrena Corder 2017 Print Regional Design Annual Winner!

VCFA alumna Aldrena Corder is one of the winners to be featured in the Winter issue of Print Magazine in the Regional Design Annual!

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Lorena Howard-Sheridan featured in Abierto Mexicano de Diseño

VCFA faculty Lorena Howard-Sheridan featured at Abierto Mexicano de Diseño, Mexico City’s hottest design festival!

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VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Fall 2017 Thesis website launched
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Un-, the VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Fall 2017 Thesis Exhibition website has just launched!

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We need to talk. We’re growing apart.

We should see other people. We should just be friends. We can’t be friends. I don’t know who you are anymore. I don’t know who I am anymore. I love you. I hate you. Don’t leave me.

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Hammer & Klaym present: NICE Magazine & Workshop series in Africa

NICE magazine exhibits the works of a young generation of African photographers, designers and writers and connects them to the world outside of their continent. It showcases transnational young African perspectives, aesthetics and styles and stories.

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Ian Lynam at Japan Foundation Toronto!

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Co-chair and faculty member Ian Lynam will be giving a lecture at The Japan Foundation in Toronto on October 4th. The lecture is titled “Japanese Graphic Design History Backwards”.

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Dave Peacock featured speaker at Design Incubation Colloquium!

VCFA Co-chair and faculty member Dave Peacock is gearing up to be the Featured Presenter at the very first West Coast Design Incubation Colloquium!

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Guest Critics for Fall 2017 Residency VCFA MFA in Graphic Design
Announcing Guest Critics/Designers for Fall Residency

We’ve lined up three amazing guests for our upcoming residency, specializing in design anthropology, design theory, and type design. All are veteran educators and we are pleased as punch to welcome Dr. Dori Tunstall, Randy Nakamura, and Sibylle Hagmann!

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Design Double Feature in Chicago!

We are excited to announce a Chicago screening of VCFA alumna Erin Beckloff’s film about letterpress, Pressing On, alongside friend of VCFA Briar Levit’s film about pre-digital graphic design production, Graphic Means!

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VCFA’s Matthew Monk at Ideas of Revolt

VCFA Academic Dean and MFA in Graphic Design founder and faculty member Matthew Monk will be presenting at the conference “Ideas of Revolt: Stationing ideas of revolt within contemporary graphic design education”.

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VCFA alumnus Antwon Key
Antwon Key accepts position at South Central College

We are excited to announce that recent graduate Antwon Key (Spring 2017) has accepted a post as Graphic Design Instructor at South Central College in North Mankato, Minnesota!

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VCFA alum Brian Bednarski makes power moves!

VCFA alum Brian Bednarski (MFA Graphic Design 2013) was promoted to Director of Product Design at Major League Baseball Advanced Media in June of 2017…

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What Heroin Sounds Like

VCFA’s Adam DelMarcelle’s “What Heroin Sounds Like” activism project continues to build excitement in both local and national news.

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Serendipitous Socialization

During January 2017, Aaron Winters (GD ’14) and Michael Scaringe (GD ’15) constructed “Serendipitous Socialization”, an interactive installation that paired impromptu wordplay with chance encounters.

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Rock Flour

A new essay by VCFA’s Mike Gerver on discovering blue.

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