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 […]

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. –

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