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The VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Program Blog

Announcing residency guest designer Steven Heller!

We are happy to announce that Steven Heller will be joining the VCFA April 2020 residency as Guest Designer!

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Announcing our Guest Archivist(!) for April: Amy Auscherman!

We are so pleased to announce our very first design archivist-by-trade to a VCFA MFA in Graphic Design residency!

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Pierre Bowins’ “A Sin of Omission” exhibition

VCFA alum Pierre Bowins holds exhibition at Slippery Rock University!

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Shruthi Manjula Balakrishna at AIGA Grow Conference!

VCFA alumnx Shruthi Manjula Balakrishna will be a presenter at AIGA Austin’s conference for emerging designers on March 7!

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Ian Lynam at AIGA Grow Conference!

VCFA faculty member Ian Lynam will be the keynote presenter at AIGA Austin’s conference for emerging designers on March 7!

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$CHOLAR$HIP$!!!!

So, you’ve been pondering this whole MFA thing and have been waiting for something big to pop up so that you’ll go for it, right?

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Silas Munro juror of AIGA 50 Books!

We are thrilled to announce that VCFA MFA in Graphic Design faculty member Silas Munro has been chosen as a jury member for one of the most bracing design competitions in America!

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VCFA’s Heather Snyder Quinn (and her students!) at Typeforce 11

Worldbuilding—The Fictional Nations of Föhn, Delta, and Afterlife

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Tristen Click at AIGA National!

VCFA alum Tristen Click will be presenting “[Dis]embodied Senses: Interaction Beyond the Screen” at the Design Educator Symposium at AIGA Design Conference!

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o t i t o: one thing into the other

VCFA alumnx Sondra Graff and Petra van Noot, recently presented at their performance “o t i t o” at The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art!

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Shruthi Manjula Balakrishna wins GDUSA 2019!

The VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Program is very happy to announce that alumnx Shruthi Manjula Balakrishna has won the 2019 GDUSA competition with her thesis exhibition and publication Enter the Void!

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2019: The Year of the Hammer!

VCFA’s own Hammer (faculty members Sereina Rothenberger and David Schatz are featured over on The Gradient!

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All reading aside. Or: a side of reading.

An essay and one of the most dynamic group projects ever, written and conducted by VCFA faculty Lorena Howard-Sheridan!

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Modes of Criticism #5 – Design Systems

Faculty member Ian Lynam has an essay in the latest issue of the leading journal of design criticism.

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Natalia Ilyin in Adbusters

VCFA faculty member Natalia Ilyin’s writing has been featured in the latest issue of Adbusters!

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