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The Fall Reading List for the VCFA MFA in Graphic Design
The VCFA Graphic Design Fall 2016 Reading List

The VCFA MFA in Graphic Design faculty’s Fall 2016 Reading List — just in time to head back to school!

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Supplement: Tokyo

VCFA Co-Chair Ian Lynam is curating a new series of design, art and cultural production-focused series of talks in Tokyo called Supplement: Tokyo.

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Hands On Again Hands Off Again from Typcon by VCFA's Dave Peacock and Silas Munro
Hands On Again, Hands Off Again

Advisor Silas Munro and Faculty Co-Chair Dave Peacock recently presented at TypeCon 2016 in Seattle. Their co-authored lecture, Hands On-Again, Off-Again: A Paradigm of Typographic Pedagogy in Hybrid Learning, offered a pedagogical model that highlights the unique opportunities available to students in a self-directed program.

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Aaris Sherin at VCFA
Aaris Sherin at VCFA for October 2016 Residency!

We are thrilled to announce our next Guest Critic/Design for the VCFA MFA in Graphic Design October 2016 Residency!

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Ian Lynam at NY TDC
I Blame the Sun

Ian Lynam will be giving a lecture at the New York Type Directors Club on October 6th!

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Jon Sueda at VCFA!
Jon Sueda at VCFA for October Residency!

We are extraordinarily excited to announce that Jon Sueda will be joining us as Guest Critic/Designer for the VCFA MFA in Graphic Design October 2016 Residency!

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SOTA Typography Award Honors Fred Smeijers

This year’s SOTA Typography Award went to the fabulous Dutch type designer, says jury including VCFA Co-Chair Ian Lynam.

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VCFA student Marisa Ten Brink at the TypeCon TypeCrit
Marisa Ten Brink: TypeCrit!

VCFA’s Marisa Ten Brink on staring down Carter, Downer and Kobayashi with one of her latest type designs.

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Huh? #32: An interview with David Karwan

LACMA Art Director and design writer David Karwan interviewed about his practice, inspirations, heroes and anti-heroes.

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New faculty at VCFA!

The VCFA MFA Program in Graphic Design just scored a pair of rippers as new faculty… Read all about it!

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VCFA Graphic Design student Sarah Flood-Baumann wins at the AAN Awards!
Sarah Flood-Baumann 2016 Alt Weekly Design Winner!

Sarah Flood-Baumann, one of our amazing MFA candidates, just took home the Bronze in Editorial Design for her work with the San Antonio Current! Check it out!

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Social Consciousness Pays Off

VCFA alumnus Brian Higgins takes position at Benedictine University in Mesa, AZ and is star lecturer at new AIGA event!

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Daniel Hatch!
A Cubicle of His Very Own.

VCFA alum Daniel Hatch becomes full-time Assistant Professor at Utah Valley University!

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VCFA sweeps the STA 100 design competition!
VCFA sweeps the STA 100!

Five VCFA faculty, alums and students won the exclusive STA 100 design competition.

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Kate Gray at AIGA Nuts + Bolts Conference!

VCFA alumnus Kate Gray (Fall 2013) recently presented at the AIGA Nuts + Bolts Conference at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Kate presented “Graphic Designer’s Awareness Workbook”, a project that Kate developed during her VCFA graduate studies. Kate describes the book as “a comprehensive teaching tool that provided a structured process to […]

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