Visual & Critical Studies

A Multidisciplinary BFA Studio Program

GROUP MOTIVATION: Eve Ackroyd / Kara Rooney, opening this Saturday, December 16th at Cindy Rucker Gallery

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments
GROUP MOTIVATION: Eve Ackroyd / Kara Rooney, opening this Saturday, December 16th at Cindy Rucker Gallery

Faculty member Kara Rooney’s work will be on display in the two-person show Group Motivation: Eve Ackroyd/Kara Rooney, opening this Saturday and on display through January 28, 2018 at Cindy Rucker Gallery on the Lower East Side. Here’s the full information on the show from the gallery’s press release: GROUP MOTIVATION Eve Ackroyd Kara Rooney […]

A call from Quanta Magazine for a multimedia intern for the spring 2018 semester

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Internships, VCS Alumni | No Comments
A call from Quanta Magazine for a multimedia intern for the spring 2018 semester

VCS alumna Olena Shmahalo just sent us the following message about a paid internship opportunity for the spring 2018 semester. She thought that a student from VCS with the right skill set might be interested in applying: I’m working as art director at Quanta Magazine and we’re currently looking for a multimedia intern for the […]

This week – Olivia Jane Huffmann in the Famousonmars x Susie Mag Interactive Installation / Pop-up at Satellite Art Fair in Miami

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Events, Exhibitions, VCS Students | No Comments
This week – Olivia Jane Huffmann in the Famousonmars x Susie Mag Interactive Installation / Pop-up at Satellite Art Fair in Miami

–   This week, artist and VCS Student Olivia Jane Huffman will be taking part in Famousonmars x Susie Mag Pop-up at Satellite Art Pair as part of this year’s Miami art fairs. Here’s a description of the event from its press release [PDF; includes links to participant websites]:, followed by additional information from its […]

Announcing “Bodies of Water: Body as a Prison / Prison as a Body,” an installation by Elektra KB in the Flatiron Project Space

Announcing “Bodies of Water: Body as a Prison / Prison as a Body,” an installation by Elektra KB in the Flatiron Project Space

Bodies of Water: Body as a Prison / Prison as a Body Flatiron Project Space 133/141 W 21st Street New York, NY 10011 December 7, 2017 – January 6, 2018 – BFA Visual & Critical Studies and the Flatiron Project Space present “Bodies of Water: Body as a Prison / Prison as a Body” a […]

Art Folx Holiday Market, this Saturday afternoon and evening (December 2) at Lantern Hall in Brooklyn

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Events, Exhibitions, VCS Students | No Comments
Art Folx Holiday Market, this Saturday afternoon and evening (December 2) at Lantern Hall in Brooklyn

Artist and VCS student Olivia Jane Huffman just sent us an announcement of two upcoming events she’s involved with over the next few days. The first is Art Folx Holiday Market, which will take place tomorrow (Dec 2) from 4 to 9 pm at Lantern Hall in Brooklyn. Olivia comments: “The Holiday Market will include […]

Another piece of Amy Wilson’s NJ political fiber art makes the news

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Faculty, Interviews, Press | No Comments
Another piece of Amy Wilson’s NJ political fiber art makes the news

Faculty member Amy Wilson’s politically oriented fiber art is in the news again this week. Via Terrence T. McDonald at The Jeresy Journal: The now-infamous words uttered by U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez after his corruption case ended in a mistrial last month have inspired the holiday season’s must-have gift for New Jersey political mavens. Menendez’s warning […]

Depicting the World, ‘Once Removed’: A Talk by Artist Pieter Schoolwerth, This Monday, December 4th at 6:30 pm

Depicting the World, ‘Once Removed’: A Talk by Artist Pieter Schoolwerth, This Monday, December 4th at 6:30 pm

Monday, December 4 @ 6:30 PM 133 W 21st Street, room 101C For over twenty years painter and filmmaker Pieter Schoolwerth’s work has addressed the ways in which the ever-changing, and often invisible, forces of abstraction in the world – that can be associated with the digitization of more and more aspects of experience – affect […]

Works by nine VCS students in the current issue of Visual Opinion

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Images, VCS Students | No Comments
Works by nine VCS students in the current issue of Visual Opinion

Volume 24, Issue 1 of SVA’s student-run magazine Visual Opinion includes contributions from several current VCS students, so I thought I’d share some scans in today’s post. Copies of the magazine are available now around campus, so be sure to pick one up.                            

Shellyne Rodriguez interviewed on the MoMA blog about the museum’s new Night Studio program

Posted by on Nov 26, 2017 in Alumni News, Art education, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Shellyne Rodriguez interviewed on the MoMA blog about the museum’s new Night Studio program

  VCS alumna and faculty member Shellyne Rodriguez was recently interviewed by MoMA’s assistant director of Teen and Community Partnerships for a post on the museum’s website about her involvement in its new Night Studio program, “a free, six-week art course for NYC residents currently in the process of passing the TASC (Test Assessing Secondary […]

Catching up with Brooke Latham / introducing May 68 at Martos Gallery

Posted by on Nov 18, 2017 in Alumni News, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Catching up with Brooke Latham / introducing May 68 at Martos Gallery

Since she graduated from VCS a couple years ago, Brooke Latham has been working as Gallery Manager and Archivist for Martos Gallery at 41 Elizabeth Street in Lower Manhattan. Recently. Brooke told me about May 68, a book and record shop organized by curator and critic Bob Nickas that’s open in the gallery’s front room […]

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