About the 2024 Summer Residency

VCFA will hold its summer 2024 residency on the campus of Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado July 13-21. For nine days, all six of VCFA’s MFA programs will come together to conduct concurrent residencies packed with lectures, readings, performances, screenings, exhibitions, and more.




*Event dates, times, and locations are subject to change.


Photo of all six VCFA program banners at Colorado College

7:00 PM MT Convocation
The official opening of the Summer 2024 Residency at Colorado College.

Visit the event page. 


Center for Arts and Social Justice presentation
7:00 – 10:00 PM MT Center for Arts and Social Justice Awards + Events
In this celebratory, cross-disciplinary event, we will hear from members of the 2024 Cohort of CASJ Fellows. There will be brief opening remarks by VCFA leadership, presentations by Fellows, and CASJ updates.Visit the event page.


close up VCFA summer 2023 graduates watch commencement speech
1:00-2:00 PM MT College-wide Commencement
VCFA celebrates the graduating class of Summer 2024!Visit the event page.
2:30 PM MT Program Commencement Ceremonies
Featured artwork by a Visual Art program student.


Summer 2024 Residency Program Highlights

VCFA’s six MFA program residencies are packed with programming, including visiting artist presentations, exhibitions, screenings, performances, graduating student and faculty lectures, and more. View highlights from each program’s residency events below.

Film Summer 2024 Residency Highlights

Graphic Design Summer Residency 2024 Highlights

Music Composition Summer Residency 2024 Highlights

Visual Art Summer Residency 2024 Highlights

Writing for Children & Young Adults Summer 2024 Residency Highlights

Writing Summer 2024 Residency Highlights