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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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Silas Munro wins STA 100! Twice!

VCFA’s own Guest Advisor Silas Munro won TWO of the coveted STA 100 awards this year for his beautiful work for fine artist Mark Bradford.

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VCFA's Ian Lynam on Scratching The Surface
Ian Lynam on Scratching the Surface podcast

VCFA Co-chair Ian Lynam is featured on the latest episode of Scratching the Surface, a great design podcast by Jarrett Fuller.

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Pressing On: The Letterpress Film

VCFA alumna Erin Beckloff’s letterpress documentary PRESSING ON poised for release!

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VCFA Offering New Scholarship Funding for Incoming MFA in Graphic Design students; AIGA Scholarship Winner Announced

The Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) MFA in Graphic Design program has announced new scholarship funding available for all incoming students in the fall 2017 class.

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CANNIBALS by Ian Lynam
CANNIBALS!

VCFA’s Ian Lynam has just released a new zine about design, design education, and more!

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incunabula by Lorena Howard-Sheridan
Incunabula: notes on some of the first books printed in the New World

VCFA faculty member Lorena Howard-Sheridan weighs in with a heavily illustrated essay on book history.

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Ian Lynam designs new Design Issues cover

VCFA co-chair Ian Lynam designed the cover for the latest issue of MIT Press’ long-running journal Design Issues.

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