Marginalia, Graduate Blog

The last page of a book…

by Dustin Seelinger

I did it!! I graduated with my Masters in Fine Arts! It’s been a hard fought three years, but it’s over and I am so proud of myself and my …

The last page of a book…

I did it!! I graduated with my Masters in Fine Arts! It’s been a hard fought three years, but it’s over and I am so proud of myself and my …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

From Commencement to Capstone

by Jeni Crone

Last Weekend Cohort 22 graduated…symbolically. Our families came into town, we put on caps and gowns and walked across a stage, but we still have a little bit more work …

From Commencement to Capstone

Last Weekend Cohort 22 graduated…symbolically. Our families came into town, we put on caps and gowns and walked across a stage, but we still have a little bit more work …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Pitch Fest – The Beginning of Thesis

by Chelsea Rowan

Pitch Fest, also referred to as Story Market, is the time of year that all first-year graduate film students look forward to. Making it to Pitch Fest means a lot …

Pitch Fest – The Beginning of Thesis

Pitch Fest, also referred to as Story Market, is the time of year that all first-year graduate film students look forward to. Making it to Pitch Fest means a lot …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

It Will All Be Over Soon

by Justin Botz

So I just finished installing my thesis project, I just have one final paper to turn in and I’ll be done with my MFA!  Woohoo!

It Will All Be Over Soon

So I just finished installing my thesis project, I just have one final paper to turn in and I’ll be done with my MFA!  Woohoo!

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Justin Botz, justin.botz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Goodbye, MarginAliens!

by Parker Stockman

Goodbye, my friends. It is with a light heart that I leave you in the capable hands of the new ambassador, Brittany! I say “light heart” because I am so …

Goodbye, MarginAliens!

Goodbye, my friends. It is with a light heart that I leave you in the capable hands of the new ambassador, Brittany! I say “light heart” because I am so …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Parker Stockman, parker.stockman@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Success and Sacrifice

by Dustin Seelinger

Thesis install starts next week!! This is it, the home stretch. It all seems like my time here at Columbia College Chicago has just flown by. I can’t believe how …

Success and Sacrifice

Thesis install starts next week!! This is it, the home stretch. It all seems like my time here at Columbia College Chicago has just flown by. I can’t believe how …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Another stellar Salon

by Justin Botz

The Interarts salons are always a great time to show work and see what other faculty and students are up too. With Presentations from three students and three faculty, our April …

Another stellar Salon

The Interarts salons are always a great time to show work and see what other faculty and students are up too. With Presentations from three students and three faculty, our April …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Justin Botz, justin.botz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

It’s Just Thesis

by Katie Sponseller

“Every director has at least ten bad films in them.” The Associate Chair of our department, Joe Steiff, loves to share this Robert Rodriguez quote in classes.  If you’re already …

It’s Just Thesis

“Every director has at least ten bad films in them.” The Associate Chair of our department, Joe Steiff, loves to share this Robert Rodriguez quote in classes.  If you’re already …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing MFA Katie Sponseller, katie.sponseller@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Hey Ho, Let’s Go!

by Dustin Seelinger

I’m furiously trying to get my thesis project wrapped up and I have BIG news. My main project is focused on storytelling. I’m collecting stories from punk parents about parenthood. …

Hey Ho, Let’s Go!

I’m furiously trying to get my thesis project wrapped up and I have BIG news. My main project is focused on storytelling. I’m collecting stories from punk parents about parenthood. …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Thesis clock countodown

by Parker Stockman

Congratulations to all who have been accepted into Columbia College Chicago’s Creative Writing – Fiction, MFA program! It’s a very competitive process, and know that many factors are taken into …

Thesis clock countodown

Congratulations to all who have been accepted into Columbia College Chicago’s Creative Writing – Fiction, MFA program! It’s a very competitive process, and know that many factors are taken into …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Parker Stockman, parker.stockman@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605