Amy Wilson awarded a 2018 Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Posted by on Feb 18, 2018 in Awards, Crafts, Faculty | No Comments
Amy Wilson awarded a 2018 Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Last week, VCS faculty member Amy Wilson was named one of this year’s recipients for the 2018 Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Amy was one of four recipients in the crafts category, and received the honor in a ceremony that took place Tuesday at Mana Contemporary in Jersey […]

Storm Ascher and Erika Verhagen just named recipients of the 2018 SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Award

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in Awards, Images, VCS Students | No Comments
Storm Ascher and Erika Verhagen just named recipients of the 2018 SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Award

VCS seniors Storm Ascher and Erika Verhagen were just named recipients of the 2018 Alumni Scholarship Award, along with 64 other students from SVA’s undergraduate programs. The award provides students who are in their last year at SVA with funds to help cover expenses for their final projects (for more information including application guidelines, see […]

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):   […]

Announcing the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program awardees

Announcing the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program awardees

Visual & Critical Studies is very happy to announce the awardees of the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program (http://www.liap.eu/).  The scholarship winners were chosen by a committee of VCS faculty from a pool of very strong applicants. Margo Greb and Cassidy Clingman have each has been awarded 6-month residencies in Leipzig, Germany.  Please join me in congratulating them. […]

Jeanne Silverthorne awarded a Guggenheim Fine Arts Fellowship

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Awards, Faculty | No Comments
Jeanne Silverthorne awarded a Guggenheim Fine Arts Fellowship

Artist and faculty member Jeanne Silverthorne was just named a recipient of the 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship Awards in the field of Fine Arts by the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. This year’s fellowships were granted to 173 people from a pool of over 3,ooo applicants working in a broad range […]

Caitlin Ladd and Lily Maslanka just named recipients of the 2017 SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Award

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Awards, VCS Students | No Comments
Caitlin Ladd and Lily Maslanka just named recipients of the 2017 SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Award

VCS seniors Caitlin Ladd and Lily Maslanka were just named recipients of the 2017 Alumni Scholarship Award, along with over 70 students from SVA’s other undergraduate programs. The award provides students who are in their final year at SVA with funds to help cover expenses for their final projects (for more information including application guidelines, […]

Santiago Chavez and Julia Stoddard awarded the 2016 Leipzig Residency

Santiago Chavez and Julia Stoddard awarded the 2016 Leipzig Residency

At the end of each academic year, the Visual & Critical Studies Program awards a six-month residency at the Leipzig International Art Programme (LIA) to a recent graduate. Earlier this summer, the department awarded LIA two residencies for next year, scheduled to begin in January and July of 2017. The application process was very competitive […]

Raina Briggs awarded the 2016 VCS Derby Scholarship Award during last weekend’s SVA Accepted Students Day

Raina Briggs awarded the 2016 VCS Derby Scholarship Award during last weekend’s SVA Accepted Students Day

Last Saturday during this year’s Accepted Students Day, VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn announced the recipient of the 2016 VCS Derby Scholarship Award. The winning submission for this year’s contest (shown above) was made by Raina Briggs, who will receive a $10,000 award towards her tuition for the upcoming 2016/2017 academic year. Congratulations, Raina! Here’s […]

Allison Golden and Benjamin Lee Sperry named recipients of the 2016 SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Awards

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Awards, VCS Students | No Comments

VCS seniors Alli Golden and Benjamin Lee Sperry are among the recipients of this year’s SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Awards. Here’s more information about these awards from a recent post on SVA Close Up: Established in 1999, the Alumni Scholarship Awards are presented annually to SVA students in their final year to aid in the […]

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