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MFAVN will be at MoCCA Arts Fest 2024!

Hey storytellers, it’s that time of year again! MFA Visual Narrative is a proud sponsor of MoCCA Arts Fest 2024. On March 16th and 17th, come visit us at Tables 011-016 to peruse student work for sale, chat with our MFAVN community members about the program, and try the risograph demo.

  • Meet students and alumni and buy an array of comics, zines, prints, stickers, and more
  • Sign up for the portfolio review contest to win the chance to have a one-on-one review with Chair Nathan Fox
  • Create unique prints at the RisoLAB demo station, run by RisoLAB staff and artists-in-residence
  • Attend panel discussions featuring Bill Kartalopoulos (long-time MFAVN faculty and MoCCA Programming Director) and Edel Rodriguez (2024 MFAVN mentor)

Below, check out a sample of the student work we’ll have at the table!

Header artwork by Shenuka Corea (’24)

Mart Smooth (’25)

is selling prints of her risograph animation, plus stickers

Risograph animation of a bright pink figure on a black background. Yellow beams containing red hearts are shooting out of the figure's eyes.

 

Basya Goldstein (’23)

is selling her graphic novella thesis project, Guy Island, related merch, and some cool stickers

 

Haelee Lim (’25)

will be selling various riso prints

 

Wendie Chen (’24)

will be selling stickers and riso postcards

 

Hahn Zhang (’24)

will be selling printed silk scarves

 

Maggie Vicknair (’21)

will be selling her graphic novella thesis project, Tommy Lin: A Motorcycle Fairytale, zines, and enamel pins based on classic movie monsters

 

Tony Chao (’21)

will be selling his graphic novella thesis project Metabo: The Virtual Maze, issues #1-3 of his ongoing comic HazMatt, and assorted zines

 

Diana Poon (’24)

will be selling assorted stickers

 

Yawen Zhang (’25)

will be selling her zine My First Week in New York

 

Kelli Prizner (’25)

will be selling riso prints

 

Christine DiPasquale (’19)

will be selling packs of watercolor print notecards

 

Sarah Shaw (’20)

will be selling nonfiction zines, including Parts 1 and 2 of her graphic memoir thesis project Finding Hope

 

G. Davis Cathcart (’21)

will be selling his graphic novella thesis project One Eight Hundred Ghosts (published by Fantagraphics) and riso prints

 

Ella Romero (’17)

will be selling her zine Pisting Yawa

 

Sydney Chavan (’23)

will be selling her comics anthology Oatmilk