Department of Visual & Media Arts

Department of Visual & Media Arts News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news in the Department of Visual & Media Arts. For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Pro Arts

    ProArts receives $140k grant from Barr Foundation

    ProArts Consortium and member institution Emerson College announced February 12 a $140,000 grant from the Barr Foundation to support strategic planning, building upon existing programs, and development of new initiatives.

  • Tocci

    Art and Healing explores cancer survival

    There was a strong turnout February 8 for the Art and Healing event at Cabaret, which featured photographic exhibits honoring people afflicted with cancer, inspirational musical performances, and personal stories.

  • LaFleur

    LaFleur, MFA '14, obtains development grant

    Liss LaFleur, MFA '14, was recently one of five graduate students nationwide awarded the College Art Association's Professional Development Fellowship.

  • Mariah MacFarlane

    Alumna talks to the Boston Globe about 'American Idiot'

    Recent graduate Mariah MacFarlane is in the touring production of "American Idiot," playing the role of Heather.    

  • Epstein

    TV writer excited for Emerson LA

    Television writing consultant and part-time faculty member Debra Epstein already sees the benefits of her students living and workting at the new Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • Struthers

    'American Hustle' editor on campus

    Crispin Struthers, an editor on the Oscar-nominated film American Hustle, spoke to a packed audience January 30 at the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Ray '14 blends film, marketing in Los Angeles

    Alyssa Ray '14, a Marketing Communication major who worked on the first Emerson Independent Film Festival, is attending the new Emerson College Los Angeles this semester.

  • AP reports on Game Lab's 'Civic Seed'

    The Associated Press reported January 25 on Civic Seed, a new civic engagement-related video game produced by Emerson's Engagement Game Lab and Tufts University.

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Visual & Media Arts Associate Professor Diane Lake has written screenplays for Columbia, Disney, Miramax, Paramount, and many independent producers.