Suzanne Joelson and Gary Stephan featured in the latest installment of Hyperallergic’s “Beer with a Painter” series

Posted by on Aug 27, 2017 in Faculty, Interviews, Profiles | No Comments
Suzanne Joelson and Gary Stephan featured in the latest installment of Hyperallergic’s “Beer with a Painter” series

VCS faculty member Suzanne Joelson and painter Gary Stephan are the subjects of the latest interview in Hyperallergic’s “Beer with a Painter” series. The piece covers a wide range of topics, including the couple’s respective studio practices, their thoughts about their work, and how they met. Here’s an excerpt from writer Jennifer Samet’s introduction to […]

VCS alumna Lily Maslanka talks with SVA Features about her recent project “The Rise and Fall of Masculinity” and her time here at SVA

VCS alumna Lily Maslanka talks with SVA Features about her recent project “The Rise and Fall of Masculinity” and her time here at SVA

  A new interview with 2017 VCS graduate Lily Maslanka was posted to the SVA website’s front page just a few days ago. In the interview, Lily discusses her recent armor-based body of work and the different notions of masculinity that it explores, and also talks about the VCS program and her time at SVA. […]

An interview with Conner Calhoun on his art practice, Medieval elements in his work, and recent developments in his career

An interview with Conner Calhoun on his art practice, Medieval elements in his work, and recent developments in his career

  An interview with 2015 VCS alumnus Connor Calhoun was published earlier this week on ArtsNow, a site dedicated to news about visual and performing arts in North Carolina’s Triangle region. In the interview, Calhoun talks about his use of Medieval-style imagery in his work, his participation in the group exhibition Submerged at The Mahler […]

Amy Wilson talks about yarn spinning and fiber arts on the Kristy Glass Knits podcast

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Faculty, Film and Video, Profiles | No Comments
Amy Wilson talks about yarn spinning and fiber arts on the Kristy Glass Knits podcast

Faculty member Amy Wilson was recently a guest on Kristy Glass Knits, a weekly podcast by fiber artist Kristy Glass about the fiber arts world. Here are some comments from Amy about the video and her own interest in yarn spinning and textiles: Kristy emailed me after discovering my business card mixed in with some […]

Meet the seniors in The Thin Edge of the Wedge

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Exhibitions, Profiles, Thesis, VCS Students | No Comments
Meet the seniors in The Thin Edge of the Wedge

In the days leading up to the opening of our thesis exhibition The Thin Edge of the Wedge, the VCS department has been introducing each of the participating seniors on our Facebook page. Each new timeline entry in the series profiles four students with portraits and a brief description of the work they’ve made for […]

A new interview with Emily Weiner on Matter of Hand

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Faculty, Images, Interviews, Profiles | No Comments
A new interview with Emily Weiner on Matter of Hand

A new interview with artist and VCS faculty member Emily Weiner was posted earlier this week on Matter of Hand, an art-practice website that describes its mission as follows: – Often one views a work of art in its final form, isolated from the process of its creation. Matter of Hand seeks to integrate the […]

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, […]

“Five Questions With Maggie Dunlap” in Amuse magazine

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Interviews, Press, Profiles, VCS Students | No Comments
“Five Questions With Maggie Dunlap” in Amuse magazine

VCS student Maggie Dunlap was just featured in an interview with Kristen Cochrane in the current issue of Amuse magazine. The short Q&A covers Maggie’s work and some of its iconography; her upcoming group show LIFEFORCE at The Untitled Space in Tribeca; the challenges of being a young artist on the contemporary scene; her love of […]

An interview with Peter Hristoff in the Spring 2016 Visual Arts Journal

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Faculty, Interviews, Profiles, Residencies | No Comments
An interview with Peter Hristoff in the Spring 2016 Visual Arts Journal

The new issue of SVA’s Visual Arts Journal includes an interview with faculty member Peter Hristoff conducted by VCS alumna Danielle Whalen. In addition to Peter’s current residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the piece presents background on his life and career, and discusses other projects that he’s been involved with in recent years. […]

Amy Wilson profiled in a new interview with La Voce di New York

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Faculty, Press, Profiles | No Comments
Amy Wilson profiled in a new interview with La Voce di New York

A new interview with VCS faulty member Amy Wilson was just published early last week in the online Italian/English newspaper La Voce di New York. In the interview, Wilson discusses a wide range of topics, including: her background and education; the the different forms of artmaking she’s pursued during her career; a handful of collaborative […]

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