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 […]

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 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 Friday, October 14th from 7 to 9 pm: “Drawing for Poets, Writing for Painters,” a workshop with Nicole Eisenman and erica kaufman at Wendy’s Subway in Brooklyn

This Friday, October 14th from 7 to 9 pm: “Drawing for Poets, Writing for Painters,” a workshop with Nicole Eisenman and erica kaufman at Wendy’s Subway in Brooklyn

For the last few months, VCS alumna Harris Bauer has been working for Wendy’s Subway, a nonprofit writer-run space in Brooklyn that she describes as follows: We are a non-circulating library/workspace, hosting events and workshops in our storefront space on Bushwick Avenue as well as off site (right now we’re in residence at The Brooklyn […]

Artist’s Journal at the Met

Artist’s Journal at the Met

Here’s a collection of images from Peter Hristoff, showing students in The Artist’s Journal during several visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art last semester. While they were there, they learned about various art historical styles, materials, and techniques from members of the Met’s staff, and spent time sketching in some of the museum’s galleries […]

Announcing Amy Wilson’s VCS watercolor workshop, Fridays 6-9 pm, April 8, 15, and 22

Dear VCS Students, Come take a free mini-course and learn all the basics of watercolor! The class will go through all the steps of watercolor application and color theory, moving on quickly to working from life and reproduction. The skills learned in this workshop will also be helpful if you want to improve your use […]

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