May 2014

News and Achievements–May 2014

Welcome to the monthly MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program news blog! This is a regular avenue for the public to learn about the achievements and good work of our alumni, students, and faculty. CURRENT STUDENTS AND ALUMNI Congratulations to all of those with new jobs: Jessica Bashline (MFAIA ’16) is serving as the Artistic Director […]

April 2014

News and Achievements–April 2014

Welcome to the monthly MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program news blog! This is a regular avenue for the public to learn about the achievements and good work of our alumni, students, and faculty. STUDENT AND ALUMNI EVENT – MAY 1, 2014 “Honest to Goddard: Student and Alumni Visual and Performing Arts Presentation” Thursday, May 1 […]

Above all else: don’t think of it as ART.

It’s become fashionable among American pundits to question the value of post-secondary education; and nowhere are these opinions more sharply aimed than at the arts and humanities. At an alarming rate, young people are told to get trained for utilitarian jobs, and to forego liberal education in favor of technical schooling. Conversely, it’s occasionally posed […]

March 2014

News and Achievements-March 2014

Welcome to the monthly MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program news blog! This is a regular avenue for the public to learn about the achievements and good work of our alumni, students, and faculty. ALUMNI Riva Weinstein (MFAIA-VT ’14) will present Walking in Circles of Art/Life/Nature, an 18-minute walking meditation on Saturday, April 19th, 2014. And […]

Together We Go There: Emergent Co-Learning Beyond the Colonial*

  As a progressive educator & developing scholar of decolonization, I have been thinking about interdisciplinarity, decolonization and  “co-learning” a lot lately.  This semester brought new and consequential insights on all three that I’d like to share. As the semester began, I enthusiastically set forth to explore interdisciplinarity with our newly-formed Interdisciplinary Art Learning Community.  […]

February 2014

News and Achievements – February 2014

Welcome to the monthly MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program news blog! This is a regular avenue for the public to learn about the achievements and good work of our alumni, students, and faculty. Current Students & Alumni Christine Brubaker  (MFAIA-VT ’15) will present her paper “Quantifying the Subjective: Acting and the Visual Analogue Scale” at […]

Student Profile: Anjali Austin

  Anjali Austin is a student in Goddard College’s MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (MFAIA) program and a returning professional. A former member of Dance Theatre of Harlem for 13 years, she has worked with noted teachers and choreographers such as Agnes de Mille, Louis Johnson, Alexandra Danilova, Glen Tetley, Valerie Bettis, Geoffrey Holder, and Frederick […]

Alumni Video Portrait: Elizabet Elliott (MFAIA ’13)

  Presenting a video interview with interdisciplinary artist and organizer Elizabet Elliott (MFAIA ’13), recent graduate of the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program at Goddard College. ABOUT ELIZABET ELLIOTT Artist/ Curator/ Writer/ Freelance Consultant & Community Organizer I am an interdisciplinary artist with experience in both building and implementing programs across a range of art/community […]

January 2014

News and Achievements–January 2014

Welcome to the monthly MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program news blog! This is a regular avenue for the public to learn about the achievements and good work of our alumni, students, and faculty. FACULTY Petra Kuppers (MFAIA-WA)is enjoying multiple artist residencies this Winter-Spring, including: Rancho Paradiso near Joshua Tree National Park, California; the Dansbyran Dance […]

December 2013

News and Achievements–December 2013

  Welcome to the monthly MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program news blog! This is a regular avenue for the public to learn about the achievements and good work of our alumni, students, and faculty.  ALUMNI: Jeffrey M. Donato (2012), illustrator and educator, was accepted for publication this year. His Tarot D: The Didactic Tarot, which […]