Visual & Critical Studies

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Morgan King in “Westside Exposure: Whitney Staff Art Show” at the Westbeth gallery, opening this Thursday evening

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Alumni News, Events, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Morgan King in “Westside Exposure: Whitney Staff Art Show” at the Westbeth gallery, opening this Thursday evening

VCS alumna Morgan King sent us the following announcement about show she’s in that’s opening later this week: I’m really excited to be a part of a group show with other staff from the Whitney Museum. I’ll be showing my video titled MOVING A WAY (pictured below).  The opening is this Thursday, June 22 from […]

More artworks from Amy Wilson’s foundation drawing class

More artworks from Amy Wilson’s foundation drawing class

Here’s the second half of our two-part series featuring student works from Amy Wilson’s spring 2017 session of Drawing II (FID-1135). The images below are taken from the narrative project, in which each student was instructed to interview someone and create ten drawings based on that person’s life story. As with the alphabet project that […]

Images of student works from Amy Wilson’s foundation drawing class (part 1)

Images of student works from Amy Wilson’s foundation drawing class (part 1)

The next two posts feature images of student works from Amy Wilson’s spring 2017 session of Drawing II (FID-1135), the second half a first-year foundation course that explores “drawing as an act of producing independent works of art and as a preparatory process in organizing a finished work.” The pieces were created in response to […]

Images and videos from the 2017 Commencement Exercises are now available on the SVA website

Images and videos from the 2017 Commencement Exercises are now available on the SVA website

The SVA website has posted images from last month’s Commencement Exercises at Radio City Music Hall. You can find a gallery of the Visual & Critical Studies seniors receiving their diplomas here, and watch a full video of the ceremonies here. For a recap of the 2017 commencement exercises, check out this post on the […]

A full video of the panel discussion “Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy” is now online

A full video of the panel discussion “Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy” is now online

A video of last semester’s panel discussion “Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy” is now available to view online. Here it is, along with a repost of the original panel description and participant bios: – – Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy Wednesday, March 29 […]

VCS alumna Lily Maslanka talks with SVA Features about her recent project “The Rise and Fall of Masculinity” and her time here at SVA

VCS alumna Lily Maslanka talks with SVA Features about her recent project “The Rise and Fall of Masculinity” and her time here at SVA

  A new interview with 2017 VCS graduate Lily Maslanka was posted to the SVA website’s front page just a few days ago. In the interview, Lily discusses her recent armor-based body of work and the different notions of masculinity that it explores, and also talks about the VCS program and her time at SVA. […]

Chaerin Ahn in “Transfiguration” at the Flatiron Gallery, on display through June 15, with a reception this Thursday, May 18

Chaerin Ahn in “Transfiguration” at the Flatiron Gallery, on display through June 15, with a reception this Thursday, May 18

2017 VCS graduate Chaerin Ahn has a piece in the group exhibition “Transfiguration,” on display in the Flatiron gallery through June 15th with an opening reception this Thursday, May 18th from 6 to 8 pm. Here’s a description of the show from the SVA calendar: – Transfiguration Saturday, May 13 – Thursday, June 15 Reception: Thursday, […]

An interview with Conner Calhoun on his art practice, Medieval elements in his work, and recent developments in his career

An interview with Conner Calhoun on his art practice, Medieval elements in his work, and recent developments in his career

  An interview with 2015 VCS alumnus Connor Calhoun was published earlier this week on ArtsNow, a site dedicated to news about visual and performing arts in North Carolina’s Triangle region. In the interview, Calhoun talks about his use of Medieval-style imagery in his work, his participation in the group exhibition Submerged at The Mahler […]

Congratulations to the VCS class of 2017!

Congratulations to the VCS class of 2017!

SVA’s 2017 Commencement Exercises will take place tomorrow at Radio City Music Hall, and we’d like to extend our congratulations to this year’s graduating seniors in the Visual & Critical Studies program and the SVA community at large. The ceremonies will stream live beginning at 12:45 pm. To see a schedule of events and watch the ceremonies, click on […]

Announcing the new Alfred/Düsseldorf MFA in Painting

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Art education, MFA programs | No Comments

Today’s post presents information about a new graduate painting program at Alfred University in Dusseldorf, Germany that might be of interest to members of the VCS community:   It is our pleasure to announce the new Alfred/Düsseldorf MFA in Painting, now accepting applications for Fall 2017. This two year International Painting MFA offers significant research […]

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