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The VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Program Blog

Adam DelMarcelle’s work acquired by Yale

Prints and posters from VCFA MFA in Graphic Design candidate Adam DelMarcelle’s “What Heroin Sounds Like” project have been acquired by the Cushing Whitney Medical Library at Yale University.

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Heather Snyder Quinn at CAA Design Incubation Colloquium

VCFA MFA candidate Heather Snyder Quinn was invited for the second year in a row to serve as a career development and portfolio mentor at The College Art Association’s Annual Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

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Heather Snyder Quinn to present twice at No Boundaries Design in Barcelona

Heather Snyder Quinn will be presenting two separate pieces of design research at The Design Principles and Practices Conference—No Boundaries Design in Barcelona, Spain this March.

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Political Corrections

VCFA Faculty member Natalia Ilyin has written about the differences between the left, the right, and the importance of what we can learn from experiences in the working world and its affect on academia in a brilliant new essay.

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Decolonizing Design

VCFA’s Ian Lynam at the 2018 CAA Conference in Los Angeles.

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Always Anjali

VCFA Alumna Jessica Blank illustrated Always Anjali, the debut picture book of writer, actor, producer Sheetal Sheth.

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Schizotopia!

VCFA’s Sereina Rothenberger and Ian Lynam will be participating in Schizotopia, an upcoming conference in Bremen, Germany.

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A Death in the Family

Literally, the End of Print.

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Heather Snyder Quinn Awarded $4,800 Quality of Instruction Council Grant

Current VCFA MFA in GD student and faculty member at DePaul University Chicago awarded a $4,800 QIC Grant (Quality of Instruction Council) grant for curriculum research “Ensuring Curricular Alignment with Emerging Trends”!

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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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