MFA in Visual Art announces winter 2018 residency exhibitions and events

Graduating Student Exhibition – VCFA Gallery

  • Monday, January 29 - Thursday, February 1. Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Gallery may be closed for critiques and reviews as determined by the program. 
  • Opening reception: Sunday, January 28 - 7:30 p.m.

New and Returning Student Exhibitions – Alumni Hall

  • Monday, January 29 – Thursday, February 1. Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Gallery may be closed for critiques and reviews as determined by the program. 
  • Opening reception: Friday, January 26 - 7 p.m. 

Announcing the new Art More Than Ever podcast

Titled Art More Than Ever, the podcast will showcase the breadth of artists VCFA brings to its campus through its nine academic programs.

Art More Than Ever really highlights the best of VCFA. Our artists, writers, designers, musicians, and filmmakers all have stories to tell and experiences to share. These remarkable interviews get to the heart of what drives our artists and what makes VCFA so extraordinary,” said VCFA President Thomas Christopher Greene. 

VCFA launches International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation

Modeled after VCFA’s world-renowned low-residency MFA programs, the International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation brings together the high quality and prestige of VCFA’s graduate education excellence, with the opportunity to engage in creative writing and literary translation in a wholly international context.

VCFA President Tom Greene signs joint statements condemning recent acts of discrimination

Gov. SealGreene joined Gov. Peter Shumlin, Lt. Gov. and Governor-elect Phil Scott, and Vermont college and university presidents in signing a statement titled “In Support of Diversity, Equity & Inclusiveness.” He also signed an open letter, along with 110 college and university presidents from around the country, asking President-Elect Donald Trump to condemn recent acts of hate. 

VCFA launches new Artists Development Fund with $1 million gift

The Artists Development fund is geared toward emerging writers, visual artists, graphic designers, teachers, musicians, and filmmakers who are looking to further their education with an advanced degree. The Fund will help financially support artists from diverse backgrounds by providing them access to the highest level of graduate arts education.

Announcing the MFA in Graphic Design Portfolio Contest—enter by February 23

gd-scholarshipsInterested candidates need only submit (15) Graphic Design images and a current resume or CV by Monday, February 23rd in Slideroom (online application). If your portfolio is selected by our Faculty panel, you’ll be notified right away and asked to finish your application to the program to begin in April 2018.

Three books by MFAW alumna Sophfronia Scott due out this fall and winter

Sophfronia’s first book will be released in September. Called Unforgivable Love (William Morrow / HarperCollins), the novel is a reimagining of the French classic Les Liaissons Dangereuses, taking place in Harlem in 1947. She wrote the book at VCFA with the guidance of faculty members Ellen Lesser and Bret Lott. 

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