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"Exquisite" Collaborative Drawings Alumni Exhibition

“then Red” (pictured) collaborative drawing by 3 VCFA alums: Cynthia Atwood, Joan Grubin & Linda Stillman included in an exhibition, "Exquisite," at LABspace Gallery in Hillsdale, NY.

MFA-V Alumna Molly Heron at Sculpture Space NYC

Synthetic Synthesis is a group exhibition featuring works by Matthew Deleget, Jeff Feld, Molly Heron and John Tallman. Curated by Patricia Zarate in collaboration with Sculpture Space NYC-Projects and Key Projects.

MFA in Film at RIDM and CIFF

VCFA MFA in Film partners with Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montreal Festival and sponsors Camden International Film Festival.

Mapspace: Miranda Arts Project Announces Artist in Residence

Recent alumna Patricia Miranda of Mapspace: Miranda Arts Project announces MFA-V alumni Margery Theroux and Andrea Taylor as Artist in Residence.

MFA-V Faculty Cauleen Smith Interview in BOMB Magazine

Visual Art faculty member, Cauleen Smith, discusses her video projects with Leslie Hewitt of BOMB Magazine.


Hi-Res Alumni Reunion Weekend

The Hi-Res is a cross-disciplinary alumni reunion weekend, a homecoming for all of us. The theme is "Art as Advocacy." The itinerary will be filled with papers, panel discussions, readings, and workshops. All programs are invited to participate.

Annual Open House

Join VCFA faculty, program directors, alumni, and admissions counselors for a vibrant day full of workshops, information sessions, portfolio critiques, master classes, as well as individual sessions on everything from financial aid to the application process.

Vermont Book Award Gala

Join us at the gala where we'll reveal the winner of the first Vermont Book Award! A lively celebration of literature and creative culture, with distinguished guests from around the state. Music, dinner, readings by finalists. Tickets $100.

MFA in Graphic Design Fall Residency

During the weeklong residency, students attend lectures, critiques, workshops, exhibitions, and discussions, all the while surrounded by a community of designers dedicated to rigorous inquiry and bold exploration of the discipline.


Redefining Indie: The Interviews

Coming soon.

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.