Visual & Critical Studies

A Multidisciplinary BFA Studio Program

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm – Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm – Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 PM – SVA Theatre, 333 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011: The art world is a microcosm of the society we live in. It should come as no surprise then, that structural racism and capitalism permeates how we look at art, it informs the work that gets prioritized as important […]

A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Alumni News, Music, VCS Alumni | No Comments
A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

Last November I wrote about VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma and their single “If You Let It,” which was featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series. Earlier this month, the group released its eponymous first album in vinyl, CD, and digital formats with the indie label Tiny Engines; its seven tracks include that song […]

Opening this Thursday, March 23rd: VCS presents Drop Dead Gorgeous in the Flatiron Project Space

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017 in Exhibitions, Faculty, General VCS Info | No Comments
Opening this Thursday, March 23rd: VCS presents Drop Dead Gorgeous in the Flatiron Project Space

– Drop Dead Gorgeous Kitty Brophy, Leonor Fini, Judy Mannarino, Pirerre Molinier, Jimmy Tagliaferri, Christopher Thixton – Flatiron Project Space 133/141 W 21 St, Ground floor March 23 – April 15 , 2017 Reception: Thursday, March 23rd, 6:00-8:00 pm BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents Drop Dead Gorgeous, a group exhibition with works by artists […]

Tonight: a screening of Mixed Feelings by Guy Davidi, part of SR Socially Relevant (TM) Film Festival New York

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Events, Film and Video, Screenings | No Comments
Tonight: a screening of Mixed Feelings by Guy Davidi, part of SR Socially Relevant (TM) Film Festival New York

VCS faculty member Meir Gal sent us an announcement of tonight’s screening of the film Mixed Feelings by his colleague Guy Davidi at Cinepolis Chelsea (260 West 23rd Street). The film is part of SR Socially Relevant (TM) Film Festival New York. Here’s some information from the film’s Facebook page: Amir Orian had everything an […]

Katie Armstrong and Kylie Lefkowitz in Jetzt Druck Machen! at Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim bei Wels, Austria

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Alumni News, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Katie Armstrong and Kylie Lefkowitz in Jetzt Druck Machen! at Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim bei Wels, Austria

VCS alumnae Katie Armstrong (2010) and Kylie Lefkowitz (2014) have work in the group exhibition Jetzt Druck Machen! at Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim bei Wels, Austria, which opened last week and will be on display through September 29th. You can find information about the show (in German) and a list of participating artists at the […]

This weekend: Rubber Factory Posters Pop-Up at 33 Orchard Street

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Alumni News, Events, VCS Alumni | No Comments
This weekend: Rubber Factory Posters Pop-Up at 33 Orchard Street

VCS alumnus Romke Hoogwaerts (founder of Mossless) and Mike Tan of Rubber Factory have teamed up to launch the curated poster project Rubber Factory Posters, which will hold its first pop-up event this weekend at 33rd Orchard Street in the Lower East Side. Here’s more about the event from its flyer and Facebook page: – […]

Announcing the VCS events in SVA Talent Shows, coming up in April

Announcing the VCS events in SVA Talent Shows, coming up in April

SVA’s External Relations office has announced this year’s SVA Talent Shows, a “series of exhibitions, presentations, open studios, portfolio reviews and screenings showcasing the next generation of artists and creative professionals.” This year, VCS will be participating with the following events: – April 26 – May 15 BFA Visual and Critical Studies Senior Show Flatiron […]

Kara Rooney: Run from the Shadows, on display through March 23rd at HIT Gallery in Bratislava

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments
Kara Rooney: Run from the Shadows, on display through March 23rd at HIT Gallery in Bratislava

VCS faculty member Kara Rooney’s solo exhibition Run from the Shadows just opened at HIT Gallery in Bratislava, Slovakia, and will be up though March 23rd. The gallery’s website provides the following descrtiption: – “The horizon of the infinite” is no longer the horizon of the whole, but the “whole” (all that is) as put […]

Caitlin Ladd and Lily Maslanka just named recipients of the 2017 SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Award

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Awards, VCS Students | No Comments
Caitlin Ladd and Lily Maslanka just named recipients of the 2017 SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Award

VCS seniors Caitlin Ladd and Lily Maslanka were just named recipients of the 2017 Alumni Scholarship Award, along with over 70 students from SVA’s other undergraduate programs. The award provides students who are in their final year at SVA with funds to help cover expenses for their final projects (for more information including application guidelines, […]

A reception for the 2017 HOPE Art Competition and Exhibition, this Friday, February 17th at 5:30 pm

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Events, Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments

This Friday at 5:30 pm, the SVA Flatiron Gallery will host the opening reception for “Expressing Your Unique Identity,” this year’s HOPE Art Competition exhibition. During the reception, Tom Huhn’s selections for the 2017 first-, second-, and third-place winners will be announced.  Here’s more about the exhibition from the SVA calendar: – HOPE Art Competition and […]

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