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Tristen Click at AIGA 2020 Conference!

We are so pleased and so proud to announce that VCFA alumnx Tristen Click will be presenting at the AIGA 2020 Conference!

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SIlas Munro, Matthew Monk & Ian Lynam in IDEA #391

Projects featuring VCFA faculty Matthew Monk, Ian Lynam, and Silas Munro’s studio Polymode have just been published in Japan’s leading graphic design magazine.

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The Impossibility of Silence: Writing for Artists, Designers & Photographers

VCFA’s Ian Lynam has a new book out about how to write about your creative practice.

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Unseen in the Archives: Inclusion and Omission in Inside Out & Upside Down: Posters from CalArts 1970–2019

VCFA’s Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton and Silas Munro in conversation with CalArts’ Michael Worthington in a free public event on Sep 9, 2020.

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A Wounded Fire: Queerness in Black Publications from the Harlem Renaissance with Silas Munro

A special BIPOC Design History talk by Silas Munro hosted by the HBO interactive design team on August 24th!

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The Missing Chapter

A zine featuring black designers, black publications, and black agencies from VCFA’s Tasheka Arceneaux Sutton!

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Prague!

VCFA faculty member Tasheka Arceneaux Sutton’s new zine!

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Apply now: next residency in October!

Check out the program here: https://vcfa.edu/programs/mfa-in-graphic-design/

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Silas Munro at Typographics 2020!

VCFA faculty member Silas Munro has been announced as one of Typographics 2020 Conference Speakers

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The Missing Chapter(s): Some History About Black Graphic Design Online Now!

Three Free Public Micro-lectures by VCFA’s Tasheka Arceneaux Sutton, Pierre Bowins, & Silas Munro now available to watch online.

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Do You Want to Write…About Design?: An Evening with Natalia Ilyin

Mark your calendars for August 13th—it’s a free public event featuring VCFA faculty member and prolific author Natalia Ilyin!

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Speculative Futures

Join Chicago Speculative Futures on July 29th at 6pm (CST) for a moderated panel with Chicago artists where we will discuss the importance of art and design as a vehicle of freedom to imagine alternate neighborhoods, societies, and worlds, co-chaired by VCFA alumnx Heather Snyder Quinn!

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Coloring Inside the Lines. Coloring Outside the Lines.

Basics for the impending graphic design graduate by VCFA’s Ian Lynam

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Promoted!

Silas Munro and Ian Lynam are moving on up!

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Hammer X Van Eyck!

VCFA’s Sereina Rothenberger and David Schatz join the faculty at the Jan Van Eyck Academy

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