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MFA-Visual Art Current Student, J. Wren Supak, is Artist-in-Resident in Hungary

J. Wren Supak will be showing work in Budapest, Hungary as a part of her Artist-in-Residence at the Hungarian Cultural Center.

Support VCFA During our Third Annual Giving Week! June 15-19, 2015

Join us all this week for our major fundraising event intended to bring the Vermont College of Fine Arts community together to give back to VCFA. Share your experiences and let us know what has made VCFA such a special and unique institution to you!

Mark Mulcahy plays the VCFA Chapel

Mark Mulcahy is performing live in the Vermont College of Fine Arts chapel - an intimate 200 seat venue and an extraordinary opportunity to see and hear this American singer-songwriter!

Kid Congo Powers and the Pink Monkey Birds

Kid Congo Powers and the Pink Monkey Birds to play a concert in the VCFA Chapel July 24th!

MFA in Music Composition Program Presents a Concert of Student, Alumni, and Faculty Music in New York City

The performance, at St. Peter’s Church (346 West 20th) in Manhattan on Saturday, June 20 at 3 p.m, will range from saxophone quartet to piano trio to art song to jazz; VCFA’s open approach to genre and style is celebrated in the exciting and varied program.


MFA in Writing Residency

A ten-day, on-campus residency followed by a six-month semester of self-created study, supported and guided by a faculty mentor.

MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults (WCYA) Residency

The ten-day residency includes workshops, lectures, panels, discussions, and readings by faculty, graduating students, and visiting writers and illustrators.

Postgraduate Writers' Conference

The annual Postgraduate Writers' Conference at VCFA thrives as a haven for serious, emerging practitioners seeking to connect and recharge, and lift their process and craft to new levels.


Damali Abrams, Visual Art Alumna ‘08, Accepted to the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program

The Independent Study Program is a one-year program that includes many influential artists, art historians, and critics and involves the reading of theory.

Press On!

VCFA student Erin Beckloff has successfully funded her documentary on Letterpress through Kickstarter for her documentary film Pressing On — a documentary about the survival of letterpress and the remarkable printers who preserve the history and knowledge of the craft.

The MFA Visual Art Program Presents, "HERE," a Zine Featuring Art and Writing By Student, Faculty, Alumni, and Artist-Teachers

HERE brings together conversations within and across the multiple heres in which we transform our lives as artists, educators, social-citizens, lovers, loners, and cultural workers.

“The New Yorker Presents” an Interview with MFA in Writing Poetry Faculty Matthew Dickman

Dickman is the author of All-American Poem, 50 American Plays (co-written with his twin brother Michael Dickman), and Mayakovsky’s Revolver.

Graphic Design Faculty, Bethany Koby, in Wired mag's "World's Leading Designers"

Wired’s online mag features GD faculty member, Bethany Koby, in a recent interview, “9 of the World’s Leading Designers Talk About What Matters NOW.”