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

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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

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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 […]

Announcing the VCS scavenger hunt, starting now

To celebrate the start of the new academic year, we’re holding a scavenger hunt for all incoming and returning students in the Visual & Critical Studies program. In the competition, two-person teams will take selfies showing both team members at specified locations and will post them to Instagram or Twitter with a special hashtag; the […]

Photos from the Spring 2016 Honors trip to Poland

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in Faculty, Images, Other | No Comments
Photos from the Spring 2016 Honors trip to Poland

In addition to serving as Chair of the Visual & Critical Studies and Art History Departments, Tom Huhn is also coordinator of SVA’s Honors Program, a curriculum “designed to bring talented, intellectually ambitious students together to work closely with one another and with specially selected studio and liberal arts professors, this small, interdisciplinary program unites […]

Room still available in SVA’s Bio Art Summer Residency program

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016 in Art education, Other, Residencies | No Comments
Room still available in SVA’s Bio Art Summer Residency program

There are still several spots still available in this summer’s Bio Art Residency at SVA, which will be led by BFA Fine Arts Department Chair Suzanne Anker and marine biologist Joseph DeGiorgis. Here’s more about the program from Suzanne Anker’s website; you can also find images of works from past residency alumni at bioart.sva.edu, and […]

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