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MFA in Writing Alumna Carolyn Walker, '04 W, Celebrates 2013 Kresge Literary Fellowship

Carolyn Walker, '04 W, alumna of the MFA in Writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts, is an observer and a participant as a writer who focuses on her children as both subject and inspiration in her writing. 2013 Kresge Artist Fellows in the Literary Arts/Detroit.

VCFA Announces Visiting Writers for Summer 2014 Writing Residency

The following prominent writers will join the MFA in Writing summer residency as Distinguished Visiting Faculty and Visiting Writers. The residency will take place June 26, 2014 through July 5, 2014. 

VCFA Writers Win Silver IPPY Awards

Two winners among the 2014 Independent Publishers Book ("IPPY") Awards hail from the MFA in Writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts: Barbara Lockhart, '95 W, won the silver for Mid-Atlantic, Best Regional Fiction, for Elizabeth’s Field.

VCFA & upstreet Magazine Announce The upstreet Scholarship Fund

Vermont College of Fine Arts and Vivian Dorsel, '06 W, founder and publisher of upstreet Magazine, announced in March the creation of the upstreet Scholarship Fund, a need-based grant for writers attending the MFA in Writing program.

VCFA Composers are Semi-Finalists in The American Prize

Current student in the MFA in Music Composition at Vermont College of Fine Arts Daniel Godsil, '15 MC, and alumnus Tim Miller, '13 MC, are both are semi-finalists in a composition competition, the American Prize

Events

MFA in Visual Art Summer Residency

Learn more here: http://www.vcfa.edu/visual-art/summer2014

MFA in Music Composition Summer Residency

http://www.vcfa.edu/music-comp

Spotlights

High Musicianship without Ego: Dawn Clement, '15 MC

Current student in the MFA in Music Composition Dawn Clement described in a recent interview that she's having an identity crisis. Known as a jazz piano player for years, she's shifting into pop/singer-songwriter territory in her latest album Tempest/Cobalt.

Exploring Rural Reinvention & Transformation: Allison Otto's Interactive Documentary 'Bisbee'

Filmmaker Allison Otto, a current student in the MFA in Film at Vermont College of Fine Arts, is busy weaving together history, community participation, and storytelling in her documentary film Bisbee.

Feather Systems & Pulsating Apples: Dan Schrecker Discusses Visual Effects for NOAH

In a recent interview with AWN.COM, the leading website for animation and visual effects news, Dan Schrecker, Faculty, MFA in Film and veteran visual effects supervisor for LOOK Effects, discussed his company's role in bringing to life the stunning graphics of Darren Aronofsky's latest movie,...

Out of Context, Into Function: Todd Baldwin, '10 VA

Artist Todd Baldwin, a 2010 graduate of the MFA in Visual Art at Vermont College of Fine Arts approaches making art through the challenge of pushing discarded materials out of context and into functioning as art.

Endless Possibilities with Limited Means: Denise Karabinus' Artistic Collaborations in India

Artist Denise Karabinus, a 2009 graduate of the MFA in Visual Art at Vermont College of Fine Arts, recently returned from a powerful experience at Project Gram in Paradsinga, India, as one of ten artists collaborating the GRAM  International Artist Residency in Community Projects. 

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