Visual & Critical Studies

A Multidisciplinary BFA Studio Program

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 […]

This Monday, May 1st – A launch event at The New School for Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production, co-edited by Kareem Estefan

Posted by on Apr 30, 2017 in Events | No Comments
This Monday, May 1st – A launch event at The New School for Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production, co-edited by Kareem Estefan

Today’s post features an announcement that our Director of Operations Paloma Crousillat e-mailed to the VCS community a couple weeks ago, about an event scheduled for tomorrow evening at The New School: – Below is some information on a publication that  is coming out in the next few weeks by ex-faculty Kareem Estefan. We hope […]

Triad, curated by Kara Rooney, opening this weekend at FiveMyles Gallery

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments
Triad, curated by Kara Rooney, opening this weekend at FiveMyles Gallery

This Saturday evening from 5 to 9 pm, FiveMyles Gallery in Brooklyn will host an opening reception for two new shows including Triad, an exhibition of recent work by Brooklyn-based painters Yevgeniya Baras, Mike Cloud, and Zachary Wollard curated by VCS faculty member Kara Rooney. Here’s more information about both exhibitions: – MAIN GALLERY Triad […]

Opening tomorrow – Way To Go in the Flatiron Project Space, curated by Suzanne Joelson, with a reception this Thursday the 27th from 5 to 9 pm

Opening tomorrow – Way To Go in the Flatiron Project Space, curated by Suzanne Joelson, with a reception this Thursday the 27th from 5 to 9 pm

WAY TO GO Flatiron Project Space 133/141 W 21st Street, ground floor April 26-May 12 Reception on Thursday, April 27, 5-9 PM Cassidy Clingman Morgan King Caitlin Ladd Lily Maslanka Eli Siegel Curated by Suzanne Joelson – Sometimes people who work in close proximity will share an idea, an attitude of which they are barely […]

Amy Wilson talks about yarn spinning and fiber arts on the Kristy Glass Knits podcast

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Faculty, Film and Video, Profiles | No Comments
Amy Wilson talks about yarn spinning and fiber arts on the Kristy Glass Knits podcast

Faculty member Amy Wilson was recently a guest on Kristy Glass Knits, a weekly podcast by fiber artist Kristy Glass about the fiber arts world. Here are some comments from Amy about the video and her own interest in yarn spinning and textiles: Kristy emailed me after discovering my business card mixed in with some […]

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