An open call to photographers for The 2018 New Talent Award (submissions due by August 10th)

An open call to photographers for The 2018 New Talent Award (submissions due by August 10th)

The 2018 New Talent Award is open to photographers under the age of 35 all over the world. All entries submitted during March 21-August 10, 2018 are welcomed. Based on the principle of fairness and justice, the competition is ready to embrace various academic ideas, collect excellent original works exploring the possibilities of photography in […]

A call from Peter Hristoff for submissions for VCS Open Studios Mystery Envelopes (deadline: April 25th)

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Events, General VCS Info, Open Studio, Other | No Comments

Dear Colleagues, Students and Friends: The 2018 Visual and Critical Studies Open Studios will be on Thursday evening, April 26th (133 W 21st Street, 4th Floor and Flatiron Project Space Gallery).  In addition to the great works on display, the event will host a pop-up shop and benefit sale. Small artworks (prints, proofs, drawings, photos, […]

Starting today – We Love Decay, the second annual VCS performance incubator, April 15-20 in the Flatiron Project Space

Starting today – We Love Decay, the second annual VCS performance incubator, April 15-20 in the Flatiron Project Space

    We Love Decay April 15-20 Flatiron Project Space 133/141 W 21 Street New York, NY 10011 – BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents its second annual performance incubator, We Love Decay,  taking place from April 15 – 20 in the Flatiron Project Space. The incubator presents performance-based work by 15 artists who are […]

Images from the 2018 Honors trip to Iceland, via the VCS Instagram

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Faculty, Images, Other | No Comments
Images from the 2018 Honors trip to Iceland, via the VCS Instagram

The VCS Instagram has a few photos from the recent SVA Honors Program trip to Iceland, led by Honors/VCS chair Tom Huhn. Here’s a sample; you can see the rest at the link above.    

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 […]

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