MFA in Visual Art

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As revealed through news from around the country, artists in the MFA in Visual Art are dynamic and diverse producers of art and culture.

The program empowers its students to create and sustain vital practices that value their own experience and situation, challenge received notions of success, and make an impact in the world around them.



VCFA Visual Art student Corey Pickett wins International Sculpture Center Award

Corey Pickett has been selected for the International Sculpture Center's prestigious "Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2017." Corey will graduate from the MFA in Visual Art program this upcoming summer residency.

Lantz, Mayeaux, Withington

MFA in Visual Art offers free portfolio review for artists

Free portfolio reviews are available for all artists interested in applying to the College and/or interested in receiving a critique of their work.

Mildred Beltre, Artist-in-Residence

MFA in Visual Art Winter 2017 public events

The MFA in Visual Art program would like to invite the community to join us for presentations with our Visiting Artists, as well as student exhibitions, January 28 through February 3.

Clara Brown

VA alumna Patricia McInroy's film, "Clara, Angel of the Rockies," wins PBS award

The film, CLARA, ANGEL OF THE ROCKIES, by Patricia McInroy '07 VA, is the winner of PBS’s To The Contrary: All About Women – Women’s History U.S. Category.

Cauleen Smith

VCFA Visual Art faculty Cauleen Smith selected for 2017 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial

VCFA Visual Art faculty Cauleen Smith is an interdisciplinary artist whose work reflects upon the everyday possibilities of the imagination. 

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