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Slanted #27

VCFA’s Ian Lynam has a new essay in Slanted Magazine’s latest issue, devoted entirely to Portugal.

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VCFA at HOW Design Live news!

VCFA MFA Program Director, Jenn Renko, will attend the upcoming HOW Design Live Conference from May 19-22 in Atlanta, GA. Stop by booth #839 for more information and cool swag!

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VCFA Alumna, Laura Rossi-Garcia, selected to present recent design work at The New School, Parsons in NYC

Laura Rossi-Garcia, April ’16 graduate of VCFA’s MFA in Graphic Design Program, will present her thesis design work at The New School, Parsons “Fresh Grad” event on Thursday, June 2nd. 2016, 6:30 pm in the Parsons Tishman Auditorium. Read all about it!

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Ian Lynam on design and theft
Design Theft in the Tech Era

Were the Medium, AirBNB, Flipboard and Beats plagiarized? What does that mean for design and culture at large?

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Julie Sittler exhibitions!
VCFA’s Julie Sittler exhibits!

VCFA alumna Julie Sittler has a number of exhibitions up now! Woo-hoo!

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VCFA at 2016 Brno Biennial!

Ian Lynam to co-curate the 2016 Brno Biennial’s Study Room with Kiyonori Muroga of IDEA Magazine in the Czech Republic. Check it out!

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VCFA at Typecon 2016!
VCFA at TypeCon!

VCFA will be well-represented at TypeCon, North America’s premier type design and typography conference, to be held in Seattle from August 24 to 28! Read all about it!

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VCFA at HOW Design Live!

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Program Director Jennifer Renko will be at HOW Design Live in Atlanta May 19 through 23!

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VCFA faculty weigh in on the shortlisted Tokyo Olympic logo proposals
VCFA faculty on the Tokyo Olympic logo designs

VCFA’s faculty and Guest Critic Kenneth FitzGerald weigh in on the shortlisted Tokyo Olympic logo designs.

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Ian Lynam judges Lithuanian Design Awards

VCFA Co-Chair judges Lithuania’s national design awards.

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LIVE LIVE LIVE! Public lectures! Streaming lectures!

We are very excited to announce lectures that are open to the public at our residency next week, as well as lectures by Silas Munro and Kenneth FitzGerald that can be streamed directly to your computer if you are unable to attend.

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The latest MFA in Graphic Design exhibition featuring the work of Jason Alejandro, Erin Beckloff, Carl Julien, Ru Jurow, Deb Kline, Addison Landers, Laura Rossi, Dick Schellens and Lisa Williams!

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Designers Talking with Silas Munro!

Silas Munro hits Milwaukee for Designers Talking!

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Matthew Monk flexing different design muscles in Vermont
Matthew Monk Feature on NC State Alumni Website

VCFA Dean and Graphic Design faculty member Matthew Monk just got an amazing writeup over at the North Carolina State alumni website.

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Huh? #29: An interview with Kenneth FitzGerald

An interview with educator, writer, designer, and artist Kenneth FitzGerald in which he talks about design, criticism, writing, and a whole lot more.

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