RMCAD VASD Program Series 2023-2024

RMCAD Welcomes Four Renowned Creatives for Artist Talks This School Year

(LAKEWOOD, CO) – Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) announces its 2023/2024 Visiting Artist, Scholar, Designer (VASD) Program series, featuring free, public artist talks by Alex Da Corte (10/17/2023), Deanna Marsigliese (11/07/2023), Catherine Haggarty (02/06/2024), and Esteban Cabeza de Baca (03/19/2024). Artists Catherine Haggarty and Esteban Cabeza de Baca will also have concurrent solo exhibitions of their work in the college’s Philip J. Steele Gallery (02/06/2024 – 03/22/2024).

About the Series
This year’s VASD Program series features four accomplished artists working in diverse creative fields. Their work explores a rich variety of themes, including contemporary culture, internal and external landscapes, the power of storytelling, and the meaning of image-making. Their artist talks will engage some of the most pressing topics in today’s creative discourse.

About the Artist Talks
All artist talks begin at 5:30 pm MT (doors open at 5:00 pm MT) and are free and open to the public. They can be viewed via livestream and in-person in the Mary Harris Auditorium on RMCAD’s campus. The in-person events also include free refreshments. Pre-event registration for in-person attendance is highly encouraged. Registration and livestream links can be found here.

About the Visiting Artist, Scholar, and Designer (VASD) Program
The VASD Program explores critical, diverse, and creative inquiry. This interdisciplinary initiative enriches the academic experience at RMCAD and engages communities in the Denver metro area and beyond.

Founded in 1963, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design is an accredited institution of higher education that offers degree programs focused on the arts, design, education, technology, and business. RMCAD serves its students from a 23-acre campus in Lakewood, Colorado, but also virtually, as a leader in online education for more than a decade. RMCAD offers courses taught by practicing industry professionals; an intimate learning environment; multimedia-rich online classes; and a beautiful historic campus. The school strives to allow artists and designers to find their voice, discover their own paths, and thrive as professionals.


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