VCFA announces upcoming "Protest Art and the Art of Protest: An Assembly"


Entitled “Protest Art and the Art of Protest: An Assembly,” this gathering at VCFA’s Montpelier, Vt. campus will be a multi-disciplinary exploration of the form, content, purpose, and history of protest art. “Protest Art and the Art of Protest: An Assembly” is scheduled for August 18-21, 2017.

Rigoberto González and Jessica Hendry Nelson reading at Vermont College of Fine Arts

What: Rigoberto Gonzalez and Jessica Hendry Nelson reading recent work

When: Friday, March 17th at 5pm

Where: Cafe Anna at Vermont College of Fine Arts

This event is free and open to the public. Beer, wine, cocktails, and snacks will be for sale at Café Anna.

MFA in Visual Art offers free portfolio review for artists

Lantz, Mayeaux, Withington"For artists, compiling and receiving feedback on a portfolio of their artwork is an excellent exercise, whether they are preparing for graduate school, artist residencies, grant applications, or an exhibition," said Danielle Dahline, director of the MFA in Visual Art program.

Julianna Baggott named Faculty Director for MFA in Writing & Publishing program

Baggott“I’m thrilled to have Julianna join us as Faculty Director for our MFA in Writing & Publishing program. Many of us in the writing community have been in awe of Julianna for her incredible range and singular talent as an author. She is not only an amazing novelist who writes for adults and children, but also an accomplished essayist and poet. Few people I have met know more about the publishing industry than Julianna.

MAT in Art & Design Education announces new VCFA Teach Scholarship

VCFA believes art teachers must be prepared and situated to play an integral part in the future of K-12 education; as such, the College is committed to the advancement of STEAM education, advocating for the inclusion of the Arts into federally funded STEM initiatives. 

MFA in Music Composition announces upcoming residency events


VCFA hosts four different ensembles this February, premiering music written by our MFA in Music Composition students that reflects a widely versatile cross-section of approaches. The ensembles are:

MFA in Visual Art winter 2017 public events

Graduating Student Exhibition - VCFA Gallery

  • Tuesday, January 31 – Friday, February 3. Hours: 9am-6pm. Gallery may be closed for critiques and reviews as determined by the program.
  • Opening: Monday, January 30, 8-9:30pm, VCFA Gallery

The daily exhibitions are free and open to the public most days. Please be considerate of critique groups and closures as needed for academic purposes.

MFA in Graphic Design priority scholarship deadline extended

Jax Brill '16 GDIf you complete your application by February 13 and are accepted for the Spring 2017 semester, you'll receive a $2,350 scholarship for your first semester of study and become eligible for the following Program Scholarships as well:

Special readings and events planned for MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults residency

Kekla MagoonOn Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 16), faculty member and alumna Kekla Magoon (’05) will discuss her book X: A Novel. Fellow faculty member Cynthia Leitich Smith will interview Kekla starting at 10 a.m. in the College Hall Chapel.