Heather Cass White’s “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” now available to view on YouTube

Heather Cass White’s “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” now available to view on YouTube

Heather Cass White’s Art in the First Person lecture “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” is now available to view on YouTube. Here’s the video, along with a description of the event from last October’s event announcement:     BFA Visual & Critical Studies is proud to present a lecture by Heather Cass White, […]

Images from Friday’s first-year field trip to Dieu Donné

Images from Friday’s first-year field trip to Dieu Donné

On Friday, Amy Wilson took her Foundation Drawing class on a field trip to Dieu Donné, where they learned about the process of traditional papermaking and got a chance to try out different papermaking techniques. Here’s a little information about Dieu Donné from its website: * * * Dieu Donné is a leading non-profit cultural […]

Peter Hristoff’s photos from his recent visit to the SVA in Rome program

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Art education, Faculty, SVA in Rome | No Comments
Peter Hristoff’s photos from his recent visit to the SVA in Rome program

VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff recently returned from a week in Rome, where he participated in individual studio critiques with students in this year’s SVA in Rome program. While he was there, he also led a drawing workshop for the students and faculty members Kelly Medford (studio) and Marcella Allamprese (Italian language). He sent along […]

This Monday, February 12th at 6:30 pm – Counter-shots from Lebanon

This Monday, February 12th at 6:30 pm – Counter-shots from Lebanon

  Counter-shots from Lebanon. On The Atlas Group’s peculiar way to subvert hegemonic claims to truth Monday, February 12 @ 6:30 PM Room 101C 133/141 W 21st Street  – BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents a talk by Stefanie Baumann (PhD University Paris 8) on Walid Raad’s artistic project The Atlas Group. Documenting facts “that could have been true,” The Atlas Group presents an […]

This Monday, January 22nd at 6:30 pm – VCS presents Ellen Handler Spitz: Art and Storytelling

This Monday, January 22nd at 6:30 pm – VCS presents Ellen Handler Spitz: Art and Storytelling

– Ellen Handler Spitz: Art and Storytelling Monday, January 22, 2018 6:30 – 8:00pm Room 101C, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY Free and open to the public   Images tell stories differently from words. How can artful imagery condense time-based verbal narratives into single, unique meanings? Focusing principally on Ghiberti’s luminous Gates of […]

Opening reception for BUBBLEWRAP, tonight from 6 to 8 pm in the Flatiron Gallery and Flatiron Project Space

Opening reception for BUBBLEWRAP, tonight from 6 to 8 pm in the Flatiron Gallery and Flatiron Project Space

The opening reception for the 2018 VCS Senior Thesis Exhibition BUBBLEWRAP is set to take place this evening in the Flatiron Gallery and the Flatiron Project Space from 6 to 8 pm. For more information about the show, see this post.  

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 […]

Announcing the new Alfred/Düsseldorf MFA program in Painting

Posted by on Nov 4, 2017 in Art education, MFA programs | No Comments
Announcing the new Alfred/Düsseldorf MFA program in Painting

Here’s an announcement of a new two-year MFA painting program in Düsseldorf, Germany that we’ve received from the Chair of the Division of Drawing, Painting and Photography at the School of Art and Design at Alfred University in Alfred, New York: – – Dear Friends and Colleagues, – It is my pleasure to announce our new Alfred/Düsseldorf […]

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 […]

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 […]

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