Announcing a Kickstarter for Dripkit: Portable Pour Over Coffee, designed by Ilana Kruger and Kara Cohen

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in Alumni News, Other, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Announcing a Kickstarter for Dripkit: Portable Pour Over Coffee, designed by Ilana Kruger and Kara Cohen

  Today’s post features a recently launched Kickstarter campaign for Dripkit, a portable one-cup coffee brewing system designed by 2013 VCS alumna Ilana Kruger and her collaborator Kara Cohen. The campaign’s website describes the Dripkit system as follows (all images via Kickstarter):   Dripkit: Portable Pour Over Coffee Dripkit is the pocket-sized pour over you’ve […]

A Gothamist interview with Oona Tempest on her work as a sushi chef and her recently launched restaurant Sushi By Bae

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in Alumni News, Interviews, Other, VCS Alumni | No Comments
A Gothamist interview with Oona Tempest on her work as a sushi chef and her recently launched restaurant Sushi By Bae

On Monday, Gothamist published a profile of 2014 VCS alumna Oona Tempest and her recently launched Manhattan restaurant Sushi By Bae. In the piece, Oona discusses her three-year apprenticeship with Toshio Oguma at Tanoshi Sushi; her thoughts about being one of the few female sushi chefs in New York (and in the sushi industry as a whole); […]

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 […]

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.  

This Saturday, November 5th: an open house at the SVA Theatre for the Visual & Critical Studies program

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Art education, General VCS Info, Other | No Comments
This Saturday, November 5th: an open house at the SVA Theatre for the Visual & Critical Studies program

This coming Saturday (November 5th, 2016), the School of Visual Arts will host an open house at the SVA Theatre for the BFA Visual & Critical Studies program a well as SVA’s undergraduate programs in Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects, and Film. Here’s an overview of the open house from SVA.   Fall […]

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 […]

Tom Huhn’s upcoming trip to The Royal Kingdom of Bhutan

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in Art education, Faculty, Other | No Comments
Tom Huhn’s upcoming trip to The Royal Kingdom of Bhutan

  VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn is about to begin a two-week trip to Bhutan as part of a delegation of SVA faculty and administrators who are going to investigate a possible collaboration between the school and The Royal Kingdom of Bhutan. The MFA Design Department website has just posted a description of the trip, […]

A look at the new VCS sign on the 4th floor, with comments from its creator Kurt McRobert

Posted by on Sep 25, 2016 in General VCS Info, Images, Other, Profiles | No Comments
A look at the new VCS sign on the 4th floor, with comments from its creator Kurt McRobert

If you’ve taken the elevators on the west side of the building up to the VCS Department this semester, I’m sure you’ve noticed the new gilded sign that’s hanging in the hallway next to room 404C. It was created by sign painter and letterer Kurt McRobert, who graduated from SVA’s BFA Illustration Program in 2009, […]

An open call from Benjamin Lee Sperry for an upcoming show in Bushwick and Glasgow

2016 VCS alumnus Benjamin Lee Sperry just sent us the following call for images and writings to be included in a show that he’s co-organizing for early October: Dear Friends, I’m hosting an exchange exhibition with friends of mine at the Glasgow School of Art and I would like to invite you to participate! The […]

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