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Information about the 2017 London Summer Intensive residency at Camden Arts Centre & the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Residencies | No Comments
Information about the 2017 London Summer Intensive residency at Camden Arts Centre & the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL

– The London Summer Intensive 2017 An artists’ residency programme led by Camden Arts Centre & the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL 31 July – 27 August 2017 – Application deadline: 1 March 2017 Earlybird deadline: 4 January 2017 (accepted applicants receive 5% off fees)   The London Summer Intensive is a four-week residency for artists offered […]

A new interview with Emily Weiner on Matter of Hand

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Faculty, Images, Interviews, Profiles | No Comments
A new interview with Emily Weiner on Matter of Hand

A new interview with artist and VCS faculty member Emily Weiner was posted earlier this week on Matter of Hand, an art-practice website that describes its mission as follows: – Often one views a work of art in its final form, isolated from the process of its creation. Matter of Hand seeks to integrate the […]

Lynn Gamwell in a recent workshop on Latin American Art at the Getty Research Institute

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in Faculty, Faculty Writings | No Comments
Lynn Gamwell in a recent workshop on Latin American Art at the Getty Research Institute

Writer and VCS faculty member Lynn Gamwell just sent us the following information about her recent involvement with an ongoing project at the Getty Research Institute: In October 2016 Lynn Gamwell participated in a workshop on Latin American Art at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. The workshop centered on art from the Patricia […]

This Monday, November 21st at 6:30 pm: VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico” with Gobi Stromberg and Carla Stellweg

This Monday, November 21st at 6:30 pm: VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico” with Gobi Stromberg and Carla Stellweg

Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico Monday, November 21, 6:30–8:30 pm 133-141 West 21st Street, room 101C New York, NY 10011 BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents anthropologist and cultural activist Gobi Stromberg in conversation with SVA Art History faculty member Carla Stellweg on the issue of traditional and indigenous arts in the context of contemporary art […]

Work by Peter Hristoff in “Home: Function / Dysfunction / Make Believe” at MMC’s Hewitt Gallery of Art through December 1st

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Exhibitions, Faculty, Images | No Comments
Work by Peter Hristoff in “Home: Function / Dysfunction / Make Believe” at MMC’s Hewitt Gallery of Art through December 1st

      A Turkish minder rug by VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff is among the works in the exhibition Home: Function / Dysfunction / Make Believe, on display through December 1st at Marymount Manhattan College’s Hewitt Gallery of Art. The following announcement from the MMC website provides more information about Home; you can also […]

Photos from this year’s sumi ink workshop with Max Gimblett

Photos from this year’s sumi ink workshop with Max Gimblett

Each fall, the Visual & Critical Studies program invites artist Max Gimblett in to teach a workshop on sumi ink painting in the senior thesis seminar class. VCS Senior Systems Administrator Justin Elm recently posted several images from this year’s workshop to our Flickr page. I’ve included five here, and you can find a few […]

“If You Let It” by Thelma featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series

“If You Let It” by Thelma featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series

Earlier this week, VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma was spotlighted in NPR’s ongoing Songs We Love series in a post by Marissa Lorusso about “If You Let It,” one of seven tracks from a new album that’s coming out this February on the indie label Tiny Engines. Larusso’s profile begins: Thelma’s music sounds almost […]

This Wednesday, November 9th at 7:30 pm: “Naturally Hypernatural” at the Austrian Cultural Forum

This coming Wednesday, VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn and several other members of the SVA community will be participating in the panel discussion Naturally Hypernatural at the Austrian Cultural Forum: – PROJECT PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION “NATURALLY HYPERNATURAL” WEDNESDAY NOV 09, 07:30 PM – 09:00 PM Naturally Hypernatural is a collaborative research project exploring the relation between “nature” and “art”. […]

This Saturday, November 5th: an open house at the SVA Theatre for the Visual & Critical Studies program

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Art education, General VCS Info, Other | No Comments
This Saturday, November 5th: an open house at the SVA Theatre for the Visual & Critical Studies program

This coming Saturday (November 5th, 2016), the School of Visual Arts will host an open house at the SVA Theatre for the BFA Visual & Critical Studies program a well as SVA’s undergraduate programs in Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects, and Film. Here’s an overview of the open house from SVA.   Fall […]

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