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The Man in the Irony Mask
The Man in the Irony Mask

An examination of irony in contemporary culture by VCFA faculty member Natalia Ilyin.

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Ian Lynam at KMU
MFA in Graphic Design Faculty Member, Ian Lynam, Visits South Korea

Tokyo-based designer and faculty member, Ian Lynam, just recently returned from a visit to South Korea, where he spread the word to students of design about the MFA in Graphic Design at VCFA.

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On Glowing by Brian Bednarski
Process: On Glowing

Brian Bednarski’s light-based installation using both IFTTT and WeMo to remotely activate and glow as individuals communicated with each other and shared VCFA work over the internet.

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Bednarski Thesis
Process: Brian Bednarski’s thesis project

A look at Brian Bednarski’s amazing thesis project, “Out of Disorder”.

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Process: Journal of Perspective Equilibrium

VCFA alumnus Aaron Winters‘ 52-page perfect bound quasi-parody-scientific journal discussing polarities. In this issue: Optimism vs. Pessimism. The Journal of Perspective Equilibrium was completed during Aaron’s second semester at VCFA. It is a wildly compelling read that explores the extremes of design thinking in contemporary society. Read the whole issue on Issuu!

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Inaugural Graduating Graphic Design Class Presents Thesis Website
Inaugural Graduating Graphic Design Class Presents Thesis Website

The MFA in Graphic Design sends its first graduates into the world of design in October. As a tribute to the hard work, enthusiasm, skill and talent of the students, the class presents a website with a preview of the thesis work that will be on exhibition on the Vermont College of Fine Arts during the October residency.

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Moji no Hakkutsu by Ian Lynam
Moji no Hakkutsu / 文字の発掘

Moji no Hakkutsu is a zine of photos of vernacular signage, lettering and street typography in the south of Japan.

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Letterfirm exhibition
Letterfirm

Letterfirm, an exhibition of international expressive typography in Portland featured the work of a number of VCFA graphic designers.

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Where's the BLACK in graphic design?
Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton Speaks Publicly on Bias in Graphic Design

Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton, faculty, MFA in Graphic Design at VCFA, and assistant professor of graphic design at Southeastern Louisiana University gave public lectures this past spring titled “Where’s the Black in Graphic Design?”

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Nuclear - Unclear by Julie Sittler
Nuclear (Unclear)

Julie Sittler, ’13 GD, is one of featured artists in the Glass Art Society’s juried International Student Online Exhibition 2013.

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Troy Patterson Ignites Change

VCFA student Troy Patterson wins social design award, Design Ignites Change

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Kerri Augenstein on Brain Pickings
Kerri Augenstein on Brain Pickings

VCFA alumna Kerri Augenstein’s illustrations were used in a recent Brain Pickings post about Marguerite Dumas by Maria Popova,

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The Human Memory Machine by Ian Lynam
The Human Memory Machine

Ian Lynam on Cuba and how we, as humans, forget more than we will ever remember.

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Enough With It by Natalia Ilyin
Enough With it!

“Passion”. What does this term really mean, anyway? Natalia Ilyin breaks it down for the people.

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Silas Munro for The Gradient
Silas Munro’s Hang-Over

VCFA Co-chair Silas Munro on the state of the art fair banner.

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