Graduate Studies in Art & Design Education

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MAT Camp

Summer Studio Intensives announced for middle and high school students

VCFA has announced a tuition-free, application based, summer program for middle and high school-aged students interested in visual and media arts. VCFA will offer Art & Design Studio Intensives beginning this July to rising students in grades eight through 12.

MAT in Art & Design Education announces new VCFA Teach Scholarship

All students enrolling in VCFA’s MAT in Art & Design Education program for summer 2017 will automatically receive a $4,000 VCFA Teach Scholarship to support their goal of teaching art and design at the K-12 level.

Andres Hernandez

Workshop faculty Andres Hernandez named Artist in Residence at Chicago Cultural Center

VCFA workshop faculty member Andres Hernandez received a Public Studio Artist in Residence award from the Chicago Cultural Center.

Cosier book cover

Book co-edited by VCFA faculty Kim Cosier wins national award

Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality, co-edited by VCFA faculty member Kim Cosier, has won a Stonewall Award from the American Library Association!

Faculty member Dain Olsen led advocacy effort for Media Arts Education in CA

Dain OlsenDain Olsen, MAT/MA in Art & Design Education Course Faculty and founder of the Media Arts Education Coalition, led the advocacy effort for Media Arts Education in California, which resulted in specific legislation to promote Media Arts Education and development of Media Arts Standards in the VAPA standards revision process.

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