Visual & Critical Studies

A Multidisciplinary BFA Studio Program

Announcing a Kickstarter for Dripkit: Portable Pour Over Coffee, designed by Ilana Kruger and Kara Cohen

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in Alumni News, Other, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Announcing a Kickstarter for Dripkit: Portable Pour Over Coffee, designed by Ilana Kruger and Kara Cohen

  Today’s post features a recently launched Kickstarter campaign for Dripkit, a portable one-cup coffee brewing system designed by 2013 VCS alumna Ilana Kruger and her collaborator Kara Cohen. The campaign’s website describes the Dripkit system as follows (all images via Kickstarter):   Dripkit: Portable Pour Over Coffee Dripkit is the pocket-sized pour over you’ve […]

This Friday, July 21st at 8 pm – a performance by Julia Santoli and Cynthia Chang in Brooklyn, as part of “Just Situations: A Performative Convention”

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Alumni News, Events, Performance, VCS Alumni | No Comments
This Friday, July 21st at 8 pm – a performance by Julia Santoli and Cynthia Chang in Brooklyn, as part of “Just Situations: A Performative Convention”

Tomorrow evening (Friday the 21st), VCS 2015 alumna Julia Santoli will be performing at Grace Exhibition Space as part of  the Just Situations festival and conference in Brooklyn. Here’s a brief comment she sent us: This Friday I will be presenting a collaboration with artist Cynthia Chang  at Grace Exhibition Space for the Brooklyn International Performance […]

A Gothamist interview with Oona Tempest on her work as a sushi chef and her recently launched restaurant Sushi By Bae

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in Alumni News, Interviews, Other, VCS Alumni | No Comments
A Gothamist interview with Oona Tempest on her work as a sushi chef and her recently launched restaurant Sushi By Bae

On Monday, Gothamist published a profile of 2014 VCS alumna Oona Tempest and her recently launched Manhattan restaurant Sushi By Bae. In the piece, Oona discusses her three-year apprenticeship with Toshio Oguma at Tanoshi Sushi; her thoughts about being one of the few female sushi chefs in New York (and in the sushi industry as a whole); […]

An interview with Emily Weiner about her current exhibition with Ragnheiður Gestsdóttir and Theresa Himmer in Iceland

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Exhibitions, Faculty, Interviews | No Comments
An interview with Emily Weiner about her current exhibition with Ragnheiður Gestsdóttir and Theresa Himmer in Iceland

SVA’s Features blog recently published an interview with VCS faculty member Emily Weiner about her current three-person exhibition with Ragnheiður Gestsdóttir and Theresa Himmer in Iceland. Here are two excerpts that provide some background information about the show. — “The In, With and Between Us” opened in early June at Gerðarsafn, a modern and contemporary […]

Waves To Live By, curated by Conner Calhoun and featuring works from five VCS alumni, opening tomorrow at Lump in Raleigh, NC

Posted by on Jul 6, 2017 in Alumni News, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Waves To Live By, curated by Conner Calhoun and featuring works from five VCS alumni, opening tomorrow at Lump in Raleigh, NC

Tomorrow evening, Lump gallery in Raleigh, North Carolina will host the opening reception for WAVES TO LIVE BY, a group exhibition curated by VCS alumnus Conner Calhoun featuring works from 11 artists, including VCS alumnae Julia Santoli, Rachel Zaretsky, Jinhee Qwak, Harris Bauer, and Julia Stoddard. Here’s the gallery’s show announcement, including a brief statement […]

Announcing the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program awardees

Announcing the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program awardees

Visual & Critical Studies is very happy to announce the awardees of the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program (http://www.liap.eu/).  The scholarship winners were chosen by a committee of VCS faculty from a pool of very strong applicants. Margo Greb and Cassidy Clingman have each has been awarded 6-month residencies in Leipzig, Germany.  Please join me in congratulating them. […]

Images from last semester’s Honors trip to Peru

Images from last semester’s Honors trip to Peru

In addition to serving as chair of the Visual & Critical Studies and Art History Departments at SVA, Tom Huhn is also the coordinator for the school’s Honors Program, an interdisciplinary undergraduate program open to incoming freshmen in Advertising, Animation, Cartooning, Computer Art, Design, Film, Fine Arts, Illustration, and Photography and Video. The Honors Program […]

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 […]

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