Catching up with Andrea Garcia Vasquez

Catching up with Andrea Garcia Vasquez

Today’s post presents an update on 2014 VCS alumna Andrea Garcia Vasquez. After graduating from the program in 2014, Andrea went on to a five-month VCS-sponsored residency at the Leipzig International Art Program, which began in January 2015. Andrea sent us a few comments on what she’s been up to since the residency, along with […]

Announcing the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program awardees

Announcing the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program awardees

Visual & Critical Studies is very happy to announce the awardees of the 2017 Leipzig International Art Program (http://www.liap.eu/).  The scholarship winners were chosen by a committee of VCS faculty from a pool of very strong applicants. Margo Greb and Cassidy Clingman have each has been awarded 6-month residencies in Leipzig, Germany.  Please join me in congratulating them. […]

Information about the 2017 London Summer Intensive residency at Camden Arts Centre & the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Residencies | No Comments
Information about the 2017 London Summer Intensive residency at Camden Arts Centre & the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL

– The London Summer Intensive 2017 An artists’ residency programme led by Camden Arts Centre & the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL 31 July – 27 August 2017 – Application deadline: 1 March 2017 Earlybird deadline: 4 January 2017 (accepted applicants receive 5% off fees)   The London Summer Intensive is a four-week residency for artists offered […]

Santiago Chavez and Julia Stoddard awarded the 2016 Leipzig Residency

Santiago Chavez and Julia Stoddard awarded the 2016 Leipzig Residency

At the end of each academic year, the Visual & Critical Studies Program awards a six-month residency at the Leipzig International Art Programme (LIA) to a recent graduate. Earlier this summer, the department awarded LIA two residencies for next year, scheduled to begin in January and July of 2017. The application process was very competitive […]

“The Met as a Mirror,” a retrospective post by Peter Hristoff on his residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Faculty, Faculty Writings, Residencies | No Comments
“The Met as a Mirror,” a retrospective post by Peter Hristoff on his residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Peter Hristoff’s tenure as Artist in Residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is nearing its end, and he has written a final essay for the museum’s website that looks back at his time there. In addition to covering some of the projects he was involved with over the last few months and his engagement […]

An update on Peter Hristoff at the Met – Exploring What Matters: Art by The Met High School Interns

An update on Peter Hristoff at the Met – Exploring What Matters: Art by The Met High School Interns

As part of his ongoing residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff was involved with the organization of the new exhibition Exploring What Matters: Art by The Met High School Interns, which is on display at the Met Fifth Avenue through August 14th. The following description and video are taken […]

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. […]

Peter Hristoff and the Met Museum’s “Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs”

Posted by on May 1, 2016 in Exhibitions, Faculty, Residencies | No Comments

As a part of his ongoing residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff has organized several events and programs set to coincide with the museum’s new exhibition Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs, which presents approximately 270 artworks from the Seljuq Dynasty spanning the 11th through 13th […]

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 […]

Peter Hristoff to lead a two-day drawing marathon at the Met Museum, coming up on May 6th and 7th

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in Events, Faculty, Residencies | No Comments
Peter Hristoff to lead a two-day drawing marathon at the Met Museum, coming up on May 6th and 7th

On May 6th and 7th, VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff will lead a two-day drawing marathon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of his ongoing residency there. Here is more information about it from the museum’s website: Peter Hristoff, Artist in Residence, Education Department and Department of Islamic Art, MMA Ruth and Harold […]

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