News

VCFA Acquires Leading Graduate Writing Program

Vermont College of Fine Arts announced today the acquisition of a leading graduate writing program from the University of Southern California that will bring full-time graduate students to the low-residency fine arts college.

The Launchpad WCYA Author Blog Has Launched

The MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program, the Office of Alumni Affairs and the Marketing team at Vermont College of Fine Arts are pleased to announce "The Launchpad," a blog devoted to new publications by MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program alumni, faculty and students.

Gary Hawkins, '15 Film, Writes Screenplay for Five Star-Rated "Joe" Starring Nicholas Cage

Screenwriter Gary Hawkins, current student in the MFA in Film, had already made a documentary about novelist Larry Brown, and had turned three of his stories into short films before he started writing the screenplay for Joe.

 

Class of Spring 2014 "Shift" Exhibit is Online

The faculty and staff of the MFA in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Arts are pleased to present the Class of Spring 2014 graduate thesis exhibit, "Shift". 

Chaos and Order: Jeff Marley, '13 VA, at Black Mountain College

Artist Jeff Marley, a 2013 graduate of the MFA in Visual Art at Vermont College of Fine Arts, took part in [Re] HAPPENING, a collaboration between Black Mountain College+Arts Center and The Media Arts Project on April 5, 2014.

Events

Film Screening: "Computer Chess" / MFA in Film

Director Andrew Bujalski screens and discusses his film, "Computer Chess." The MFA in Film spring residency presents award-winning directors offering screenings and a post-screening discussion. The events are free and open to the public. http://www.vcfa.edu/film-events

Preview: Director Debra Granik / MFA in Film

Director Debra Granik previews and discusses her new work. The MFA in Film spring residency presents award-winning directors offering screenings and a post-screening discussion. The events are free and open to the public. http://www.vcfa.edu/film-events

Film Screening: "Winter's Bone" / MFA in Film

Director Debra Granik screens and discusses her four-time Academy Award nominee, "Winter's Bone". The MFA in Film spring residency presents award-winning directors offering screenings and a post-screening discussion. The events are free and open to the public. http://www.vcfa.edu/film-events

Special Program: Perspectives on Films / MFA in Film

Former owner of the Savoy Theater Rick Winston and local English teachers present and discuss Stanley Kubric's "Paths of Glory". The MFA in Film spring residency presents award-winning directors offering screenings and a post-screening discussion. The events are free and open to the public. http://www.vcfa.edu/film-events

Spotlights

Out of Context, Into Function: Todd Baldwin, '10 VA

Artist Todd Baldwin, a 2010 graduate of the MFA in Visual Art at Vermont College of Fine Arts approaches making art through the challenge of pushing discarded materials out of context and into functioning as art.

Endless Possibilities with Limited Means: Denise Karabinus' Artistic Collaborations in India

Artist Denise Karabinus, a 2009 graduate of the MFA in Visual Art at Vermont College of Fine Arts, recently returned from a powerful experience at Project Gram in Paradsinga, India, as one of ten artists collaborating the GRAM  International Artist Residency in Community Projects. 

Hearing the Right Voices: Sue William Silverman and the Craft of Memoir

Author Sue William Silverman, a faculty member of the MFA in Writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts, recently shared her thoughts on the craft of writing her latest memoir, The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew.

Beth Bradfish, '15 MC, Uncovers Exceptional Ideas

Learn how Beth Bradfish, '15 MC, is developing as a composer through the MFA in Music Composition. 

Evan Beigel, '15 MC, and the True Creative Immersion

Learn what Evan Beigel, '15 MC, has to say about the creative immersion that defines the MFA in Music Composition.

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