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 […]

A video of “Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette” is now available here and on YouTube

A video of “Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette” is now available here and on YouTube

A video our recent Art in the First Person event Art, Technology, Ecology: A Talk by Artist Frank Gillette is now available online. In addition to Gillette’s talk, the video includes his post-lecture question-and-answer session with the audience. You can watch it below or on YouTube. –

Reminder: SVA in Rome information session, 12:30 tomorrow (February 15th) in the lower level media room at 340 East 1st Avenue

Reminder: SVA in Rome information session, 12:30 tomorrow (February 15th) in the lower level media room at 340 East 1st Avenue

Tomorrow (Wednesday, February 15th) at 12:30 pm, VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn will host an information session about the spring semester SVA in Rome program; the session will take place in the lower level media room at 340 East 1st Avenue. For more information about SVA in Rome, see this page.  

There’s still time to sign up for the upcoming neon workshop at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn

There’s still time to sign up for the upcoming neon workshop at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn

This Spring semester VCS students have the opportunity to study glass and neon work at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn. Students learn to manipulate the luminous glass tube and develop glass bending techniques both simple and complex. Bringing in their own designs to bend, students are able to hone their ideas through light, line, and color and […]

This Wednesday, February 1st at 1 pm – an information session for SVA Destinations: Rome and Avignon

This Wednesday, February 1st at 1 pm – an information session for SVA Destinations: Rome and Avignon

– SVA Destinations: Rome and Avignon Information Session on Wednesday, February 1st @ 1 PM Room 402C, 133/141 West 21st Street Join us on Wednesday, February 1st at 1 PM for a brief information session on two of SVA’s summer programs, Underground Rome and Art History in Southern France. Beverages and snacks provided. For more […]

This Tuesday, January 10th at 6:30 pm – the spring 2017 information session for the Visual and Critical Studies program

This Tuesday, January 10th at 6:30 pm – the spring 2017 information session for the Visual and Critical Studies program

As part of out kickoff for the new semester, The VCS Department is hosting our latest information session on Tuesday, January 10th. Here’s more about the presentation from the SVA calendar: – Artist: Anette Lieberman (image via sva.edu) Tuesday January 10, 2017 6:30 – 8:30pm Room 402C, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY Free […]

Frame loom weavings from Amy Wilson’s Fiber Arts course

Frame loom weavings from Amy Wilson’s Fiber Arts course

Today’s post features images from a recent assignment in Fiber Arts, a third-year VCS elective taught by Amy Wilson. The weavings shown below were made on frame looms that the students built by hand under Wilson’s guidance. The caption for each image identifies the creator of that particular piece (many of the students in this […]

Photos from this year’s sumi ink workshop with Max Gimblett

Photos from this year’s sumi ink workshop with Max Gimblett

Each fall, the Visual & Critical Studies program invites artist Max Gimblett in to teach a workshop on sumi ink painting in the senior thesis seminar class. VCS Senior Systems Administrator Justin Elm recently posted several images from this year’s workshop to our Flickr page. I’ve included five here, and you can find a few […]

This Saturday, November 5th: an open house at the SVA Theatre for the Visual & Critical Studies program

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Art education, General VCS Info, Other | No Comments
This Saturday, November 5th: an open house at the SVA Theatre for the Visual & Critical Studies program

This coming Saturday (November 5th, 2016), the School of Visual Arts will host an open house at the SVA Theatre for the BFA Visual & Critical Studies program a well as SVA’s undergraduate programs in Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects, and Film. Here’s an overview of the open house from SVA.   Fall […]

Tom Huhn’s upcoming trip to The Royal Kingdom of Bhutan

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in Art education, Faculty, Other | No Comments
Tom Huhn’s upcoming trip to The Royal Kingdom of Bhutan

  VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn is about to begin a two-week trip to Bhutan as part of a delegation of SVA faculty and administrators who are going to investigate a possible collaboration between the school and The Royal Kingdom of Bhutan. The MFA Design Department website has just posted a description of the trip, […]

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