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STRIKETHROUGH!: Typographic Messages of Protest: Co Curated by VCFA MFA Co-Chair Silas Munro

Curated by Silas Munro of the design studio Polymode and VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Co-Chair with Stephen Coles of Letterform Archive A new exhibition on view beginning July 23, 2022. Curated by Silas Munro of the design studio Polymode with Stephen Coles of Letterform Archive, the exhibition will feature more than 100 objects, including […]

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Favianna Rodriguez : An interview with VCFA Faculty Chair Silas Munro.

As another brown artist who has faced and continues to face oppression in my life and work, your work is so inspiring to me. You’ve mentioned that an internship at Center for the Study of Political Graphics introduced you to the work of Atelier Populaire and Emory Douglas at a pivotal moment of development. Who […]

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Studio Hammer awarded the 2022 Swiss Design Award for Identity Design

VCFA Faculty David Schatz and Co-Chair Sereina Rothenberger’s Studio Hammer was awarded the 2022 Swiss Design Award in Identity Design for Gessnerallee Theatre. Jury Report: The Visual Identity created for the Gessnerallee theatre by Studio Hammer charmed and impressed the jury with its fresh, innovative character and its relevance. The Various elements for the identity […]

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Songs Skateboarding Magazine; An Interview with Aaron Winters, MFA Graphic Design Grad Fall ’14

Hey Aaron! Thanks for sitting down for a quick interview. Can you tell us why you started making Songs, the skateboarding magazine?  Well, just generally speaking, skating and design are pretty interrelated for me.  The backstory isn’t all that different than what seems like every male designer my age: I started skating in ‘88, and […]

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Irene & Louisa: Typographic Prototypes for the Pluriverse

Join us for a free, public presentation by graphic designer, scholar, and educator Laura Rossi García (GD ’16) as part of the 2022 Typographics Conference. The conference will be held both online and at The Cooper Union in NYC, and this lecture will be presented live on Zoom. Wednesday, June 15 | 6:30-7:30pm ET.    Register in advance! […]

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FauxKucha; The VCFA Presentation Marathon

  The MFA in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Arts allows students to earn a master’s degree through a combination of weeklong residencies on campus and six-month semesters of concentrated work that is guided by faculty advisors. At the beginning of each residency students and faculty share their months-long explorations through the exchange […]

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Jessi Blackham & Dina Lufti selected as 2022 Graphic Design Magazine USA Students to Watch

We are very Proud of  our Grads Jessi Blackham & Dina Lufti. Both have been listed in Graphic Design USA’s 2022 Students To Watch. “With the help of several of America’s leading art and design schools, we once again identify top students ready to burst on the design scene. Some are undergrads, others are graduate […]

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Colorful poster for Jason Alejandro , Designer + Educator at MICA. There are flourecent and brightly colored rectangles that look like a stack of books.
Alumnx ’16 Jason Alejandro Speaking at MICA

MICA GD Jason Alejandro Friday 4/8 12pm EST Please Join Friday, April 8 at 12pm for a presentation by Jason Alejandro. Open to the public. Zoom link: https://mica-edu.zoom.us/j/94998123734?pwd=Z0J3eUZPb2VTWFB0bDRVZ0FBRUtqQT09 Jason Alejandro is a Puerto Rican graphic designer and educator based between New York City and Philadelphia. He is currently Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the College […]

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James Chae: Visiting Faculty Spring 2022

James H. Chae is a designer and educator based in Seoul, Korea. His work deals with the designer’s medial position in relation to consumerism, commercial image production and global politics. He is an Assistant Professor at Hongik University and maintains an independent design practice that involves editorial and web design, in addition to self-initiated works. […]

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Ramon Tajada: Visiting Faculty Spring 2022

RAMON TEJADA (he/him) is a (New Yorkino / Afro-Caribbean / American) designer (el studio de ramon) and educator based in Providence, RI, and Los Angeles. He works in a hybrid design/teaching practice focusing on collaboration, inclusion, unearthing, and the responsible expansion of design, a practice he has named “puncturing.” Ramon is an Assistant Professor in […]

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Spring 2022 Residency Alumnx Support Staff

Lorilee Rager is the founder and fearless leader of Thrive Creative Group, LLC. She recently earned her Masters degree in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Arts, in Montpelier, Vermont and her undergrad Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. She is also a Visiting Assistant […]

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Rosemary Rae (’18 GD) selected among the first round of participants in Kolaj Institute’s

Rosemary Rae (’18 GD) has been selected among the first round of participants in Kolaj Institute’s Poetry & Collage Residency for 2022. According to Kolaj’s website, the 12 selected artists “will work together to investigate the intersection of collage and poetry by exploring concepts of found poetry, blackout poetry, collage poems, haikus, centos, response collages, response poems, word […]

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Mindy Seu, Visiting Designer

Mindy Seu has long been a gatherer. In its material and social forms, as a collection and event, gatherings serve as the intentional aggregation of resources for a specific community. In this lecture, Seu will discuss tools, indexes, and learning trails through five chapters: 1) Cyberfeminism Index, 2) ellipses and citations, 3) asterisks and collective […]

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Global Studio Sessions: S.W.A.N.A. Region

Global Studio Sessions: The Middle East Guest Designers: Munirah AlShami, Maya Moumne, and Bahia Shebab MONDAY, April 4th | 11am EST The MFA in Graphic Design program’s fourth Global Studio Sessions features presentations by visiting designers from the Middle East. This event is open to VCFA faculty, staff, students, and alumnx. Please get in touch […]

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AIGA Design Future Live with VCFA’s Ian Lynam

Ian Lynam will be featured on Design Future Live, an interview show about how the design industry is changing as a discipline and opportunities this creates for the design community.

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