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Open Call for VCFA/VSC Alumnx Exhibition

ALL alums of the Vermont Studio Center & Vermont College of Fine Arts are invited to submit visual artwork in any medium for inclusion in a group show in March!

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Huh? #36: An interview with James Chae

VCFA’s Ian Lynam recently interviewed designer and educator James Chae. James provided an excellent introduction—far better than one we could craft: “I am a Korean American designer and educator based in Seoul, Korea. This is my ethnic homeland and also the closest thing I can call a hometown, as I lived here in my teens. […]

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VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Portfolio Contest!

Our MFA in Graphic Design program is holding a portfolio contest and the winning submission will receive 50% tuition for their first year of study upon being accepted into the program and starting in Spring 2018!

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Huh? #35: An interview with Central Office

An interview with Megan McGinley and Max Erdenberger of Portland, Oregon design studio powerhouse Central Office!

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VCFA’s Rosemary Rae & Shruthi Manjula Balakrishna named GDUSA 2018 Students to Watch!

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design students Rosemary Rae and Shruthi Manjula Balakrishna have been named GDUSA 2018 Students to Watch! Check out Rosemary’s feature here and Shruthi’s here on the GDUSA website. Congratulations to both Shruthi and Rosemary!

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Nikki Juen interview!

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Co-Chair Nikki Juen was just interviewed at The Woman Project.

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Huh? #34: An interview with Jarrett Fuller

An interview with designer, writer and educator Jarrett Fuller, host of the Scratching the Surface podcast!

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Huh? #33: An interview with Tasheka Arceneaux Sutton

An interview with VCFA MFA in Graphic Design faculty member Tasheka Arceneaux Sutton!

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The Nice Magazine Launches!

Nice Magazine, designed by VCFA faculty David Schatz and Sereina Rothenberger (HAMMER) is now in print!

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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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