May 2015

Community News And Events, June 2015

Andrea Parkins Andrea Parkins is a 2015 Grantee for Wave Farm’s Media Arts Assistance Fund for NY State Artists MFAIA-VT Faculty Advisor Andrea Parkins is a 2015 grantee for Wave Farm’s Media Arts Assistance Fund, a Regrant Partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Electronic Media and Film Program. The fund […]

Alumni Portrait — Stacey (Zebith) Thalden

Photograph by M. Walker My name is Stacey (Zebith) Thalden. I graduated from Goddard College, Vermont Campus, in 2012 with a degree from the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (MFAIA) program. As a nature illustrator, I delight in the bold shapes decorating the shell of a beetle and the iridescent sheen illuminating the feathers of a bird. […]

Practicing Presence: Dialogic Education in the MFAIA

Excerpts from talk about the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program presented for a panel, “Distance Making? Studio Pedagogy On and Offline,” at College Art Association, Feb. 2015 In reflecting on how students and faculty are present to one another, I would like to begin with the words of recent graduates. This is how they describe […]

The Power of Acknowledgement

The following commencement address was delivered at the graduation ceremony for the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (MFAIA) program in Plainfield, Vermont, on July 27, 2014, by MFAIA student Christine Brubaker: I want to share something I’ve been thinking a lot about over the past year–the power of acknowledgement. I want to talk about the possibilities […]

Evergreen State College Artist Lecture Series – Ju-Pong Lin

The Evergreen State College Artist Lecture Series featuring MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts Program Director Ju-Pong Lin on April 1st, 2015.

January 2015

New and Achievements – September 2014

STUDENTS & ALUMNI Coming soon to a bedroom near you…NOBODY’S HOME: a multi-sensory meditation-comedy on the nature of nothing, performed for extraordinary audiences in ordinary bedrooms.  An original play by Morgan FitzPatrick Andrews (IBA ’09, MFAIA ’16) and Mason Rosenthal of the Medium Theatre Company is now touring New York and will be coming to […]

Student and Alumni Achievements

Catharine Slusar (MFAIA ’15) has been hired as tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theater at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. Richard Ambelang (MFAIA ’12) has a solo show of medium format transparency photos, Approaching Abstraction: From the Montpelier Boxcars I & II Series, at City Center, Montpelier, Vt., through January 30, 2015. Wolf Luman (MFAIA ’16) […]

November 2014

News and Achievements – October 2014

Students and Alumni A new anthology The Multispecies Salon, edited by Eben Kirksey, includes a chapter byKarin Bolender (MFAIA ‘07) about her R.A.W. Ass Milk Soap Project, and one by Kirksey about Deanna Pindell’s (MFAIA ’11) “recipes” for forest restoration.” The book and accompanying website document the vanguard of the emerging field of Multispecies Studies, […]

September 2014

News and Achievements – August 2014

Students and Alumni Ryan Conarro (MFAIA ’15) is performing in Perseverance Theatre’s production of The Blue Bear in Juneau, Alaska, at Perseverance’s SummerFest. The Blue Bear is a two-person place-based piece adapted from a memoir by southeast Alaska wilderness guide Lynn Schooler. Conarro was part of the original team of collaborators who created the play […]

August 2014

Art as action: MFA students reflect on Gaza bombings

This blog post was originally printed in The Rutland Herald on August 5, 2014. Reprinted here with permission. It wasn’t all what they planned, but sometimes events demand art and action of the most immediate kind, with little planning. At least, that was the view of a small group of artists in Goddard College’s MFA […]