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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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