Toilet Paper Prints by Storey Baldwin

Posted by on Jun 16, 2020 in Images, VCS Students | No Comments
Toilet Paper Prints by Storey Baldwin

The latest response to our late-semester call for blog submissions comes from VCS first-year student Storey Baldwin, who sent along images of a set of prints she made for the final project in one of Paloma Crousillat’s classes last semester. In the essay below, Storey explains the idea behind the project and the process she […]

Stills from “Cocoon,” a video performance by Julia Colletes

Stills from “Cocoon,” a video performance by Julia Colletes

This is last of three posts presenting recent submissions from VCS third-year student Julia Colletes. This is Julia’s description of the images below: Stills from my video performance, “Cocoon,” in which I sew myself shut into a fabric cocoon. You can click to enlarge each image in a new tab. –

Robot Butterfly, a painting by Julia Colletes

Posted by on May 9, 2020 in Images, VCS Students | No Comments
Robot Butterfly, a painting by Julia Colletes

This is second of three posts featuring a recent submission from VCS third-year student Julia Colletes. This piece is a painting in acrylic on Masonite titled Robot Butterfly.  

“Trophy,” a poem by Emiri Fujimoto

“Trophy,” a poem by Emiri Fujimoto

Today’s post presents a short poem submitted by VCS sophomore Emiri Fujimoto.  

“Liquid Embrace,” excerpts from a fabric book by Julia Colletes

Posted by on May 6, 2020 in Images, VCS Students | No Comments
“Liquid Embrace,” excerpts from a fabric book by Julia Colletes

VCS third-year student Julia Colletes sent in three submissions of projects in different mediums to our recent call for blog content, so I’m going to present them in separate posts over the next week or so. First up, “Liquid Embrace,” which Julia describes as “excerpts of a fabric book about connections to yourself, others, and […]

Returning, a Surrealist montage film by Joey Gonnella, featured on Undercurrent as part of “COVIDEO-19 NOTES / A Living, Virtual Video Project”

Posted by on May 2, 2020 in Film and Video, VCS Students | No Comments
Returning, a Surrealist montage film by Joey Gonnella, featured on Undercurrent as part of “COVIDEO-19 NOTES / A Living, Virtual Video Project”

VCS senior Joey Gonnella recently had a piece accepted into COVIDEO-19 NOTES, an ongoing open-call video project organized by Undercurrent. Joey’s piece is a short Surrealist montage film titled Returning. You can watch it below, and also see it at Undercurrent’s COVIDEO-19 NOTES page (where submission guidelines for the project are also available).       […]

Covid Corvid: Comorbidity, a digital painting project by Kes Trainor

Posted by on Apr 27, 2020 in Images, VCS Students | No Comments
Covid Corvid: Comorbidity, a digital painting project by Kes Trainor

Our next post presents a project from VCS second-year student Kes Trainor. Here’s what they had to say about the images below: Covid Corvid: Comorbidity is a reflection on quarantine through digital found image (all labeled for reuse) collage and track pad painting.  

August 4th, 1999, a self-portrait by VCS sophomore Nia Del Pino

Posted by on Apr 23, 2020 in Images, VCS Students | No Comments
August 4th, 1999, a self-portrait by VCS sophomore Nia Del Pino

VCS second-year student Nia Del Pino sent us an image of a small painting in acrylic on wood titled August 4th, 1999. (If you’re viewing this on a laptop or a desktop monitor, the actual piece is just about the size you see here.) Here’s her comment on it: This is a piece I did […]

Images from Exit 8A, an ongoing photo and video series by Honors Photography and Video student Deanna Mazzola

Images from Exit 8A, an ongoing photo and video series by Honors Photography and Video student Deanna Mazzola

Our newest post features five images from an ongoing series by fourth-year Deanna Mazzola titled Exit 8A. Here are her comments on the images below: My recent series, titled Exit 8A features work created in New Jersey, my home. The project documents interiors, exteriors, and landscapes from around my hometown and other places that have […]

“Don’t Let The World Fall!” – a short video by Brithney Rivera

Posted by on Apr 21, 2020 in Film and Video, VCS Students | No Comments
“Don’t Let The World Fall!” – a short video by Brithney Rivera

Today’s post features a short video titled “Don’t Let The World Fall!” from Computer Art first-year student Brithney Rivera. here’s what she has to say about it: I completed this on Cinema4D! Its a quick short of a low poly world that took 12 hours to render on my poor computer. It was very challenging working […]

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