Julia Stoddard in Earshot, opening at Outpost Artists Resources this Friday the 22nd, with a live performance on Saturday, October 14th

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Alumni News, Events, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Julia Stoddard in Earshot, opening at Outpost Artists Resources this Friday the 22nd, with a live performance on Saturday, October 14th

Here’s an announcement we’ve received from 2016 VCS alumna Julia Stoddard about an upcoming group exhibition that she’s participating in. The show will include a piece that Julia created during her recent VCS-sponsored residency at the Leipzig International Art Program: Dear Friends, After a satisfying span of being away, I’m writing to invite you to […]

Work by Martha Fleming-Ives in The Blue of Distance, opening this Friday, September 15th at Transmitter in Brooklyn

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments
Work by Martha Fleming-Ives in The Blue of Distance, opening this Friday, September 15th at Transmitter in Brooklyn

New work by VCS/Honors/Art History faculty member Martha Fleming-Ives will be on display in The Blue of Distance, a group show opening this Friday at Transmitter in Brooklyn. Here’s more information from the gallery’s exhibition announcement:              Please join us Friday, September 15 for the opening reception of The Blue of […]

This Thursday, September 14th at 6 pm – the opening reception for Paisley, curated by Peter Hristoff

This Thursday, September 14th at 6 pm – the opening reception for Paisley, curated by Peter Hristoff

The opening reception for Paisley will take place tomorrow night from 6 to 8 pm in the Flatiron Project Space at 133/141 West 21st Street. It’s free and open to the public, and we hope to see you there.

Santiago Chavez in “Affects on Absorption: the LIA Autumn Group Show,” on display this weekend in Leipzig

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Alumni News, Awards, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Santiago Chavez in “Affects on Absorption: the LIA Autumn Group Show,” on display this weekend in Leipzig

Back in August, we announced that Santiago Chavez was one of two 2017 VCS graduates awarded a six-month residency at the Leipzig International Art Programme. Santiago is now in Leipzig, and is about to participate in the program’s 2017 Autumn Group Show. Here’s a scan of the invitation with the details (click to enlarge):   […]

This Saturday, September 17th – Jeremy Sigler in a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival with poets Eileen Myles and Ashleigh Young

This Saturday, September 17th – Jeremy Sigler in a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival with poets Eileen Myles and Ashleigh Young

Here’s an announcement we received earlier today from VCS faculty member Jeremy Sigler, about a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival that he’ll be participating in this Saturday: Dear Friends, I will be taking part in the Brooklyn Book Festival this year, in a panel discussion with fellow poets Eileen Myles and Ashleigh Young. […]

Megumi Ozaki’s “The Degustator” to screen as part of the The Set NYC’s upcoming “Chelsea Films: Women in Film” event

Megumi Ozaki’s “The Degustator” to screen as part of the The Set NYC’s upcoming “Chelsea Films: Women in Film” event

Recent VCS graduate Megumi Ozaki’s film The Degustator has been selected to screen as part of the The Set NYC’s upcoming Chelsea Films: Women In Film benefit event. Here’s the announcement that Megumi sent us: I am pleased to be selected by The Set NYC – Chelsea Films: Women in Film screening on September 22nd, […]

VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico,” this Monday, September 11 at 6:30 pm in room 101C

VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico,” this Monday, September 11 at 6:30 pm in room 101C

  Anthropologist and arts advocate Gobi Stromberg (Tonaltzintli/UAEM) will be joined by SVA faculty member Carla Stellweg in a discussion on Mexico’s institutional approach to its vast tradition of popular arts and cultures; and, the significance of contemporary artistic collaboration and appropriation vis-à-vis these art practices. Dr. Stromberg will outline several examples of popular art […]

Welcome back!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in General VCS Info | No Comments

SVA’s 2017/2018 academic year begins today, and we’d like to welcome everyone in the Visual & Critical Studies Department and all of our new and returning students back to campus for the fall 2017 semester.

Announcing Paisley, opening September 5th in the Flatiron Project Space, with a reception on September 14th

Announcing Paisley, opening September 5th in the Flatiron Project Space, with a reception on September 14th

–   BFA Visual & Critical Studies at the School of Visual Arts is pleased to announce Paisley, its first exhibition of the 2017-18 academic year. The show, curated by Peter Hristoff, will be held at the Flatiron Project Space, 133/141 West 21st Street from September 5 through October 7, with an opening reception on Thursday, September 14 from 6 to 8 pm.  Paisley will present […]

An interview with JinHee Kwak on Wild Flower

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Alumni News, Interviews, VCS Alumni | No Comments
An interview with JinHee Kwak on Wild Flower

                      (via Wild Flower / screnshot) The website Wild Flower recently published an interview with VCS alumna JinHee Kwak about her work as a fiber artist, her exploration of sexuality in her work, her thoughts on the representation of women (and particularly queer POC women) in the media, and more. VCS faculty member Amy Wilson […]

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