A call for submissions to The Heritage Project, a three-day fundraiser for NYC-based ACLU-affiliated Immigration Law Services, April 7th-9th

A call for submissions to The Heritage Project, a three-day fundraiser for NYC-based ACLU-affiliated Immigration Law Services, April 7th-9th

Today we’ve got a call for submissions from VCS student Brittney Najar for an upcoming benefit exhibition she’s involved with. Here’s the information she sent us: The Student Coalition For Progressive Action has organized a benefit show called The Heritage Project; a three-day fundraiser for NYC-based ACLU-affiliated Immigration Law Services focused on student-led activism and cultural […]

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm – Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm – Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 PM – SVA Theatre, 333 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011: The art world is a microcosm of the society we live in. It should come as no surprise then, that structural racism and capitalism permeates how we look at art, it informs the work that gets prioritized as important […]

Announcing the VCS events in SVA Talent Shows, coming up in April

Announcing the VCS events in SVA Talent Shows, coming up in April

SVA’s External Relations office has announced this year’s SVA Talent Shows, a “series of exhibitions, presentations, open studios, portfolio reviews and screenings showcasing the next generation of artists and creative professionals.” This year, VCS will be participating with the following events: – April 26 – May 15 BFA Visual and Critical Studies Senior Show Flatiron […]

Caitlin Ladd and Lily Maslanka just named recipients of the 2017 SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Award

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Caitlin Ladd and Lily Maslanka just named recipients of the 2017 SVA Alumni Society Scholarship Award

VCS seniors Caitlin Ladd and Lily Maslanka were just named recipients of the 2017 Alumni Scholarship Award, along with over 70 students from SVA’s other undergraduate programs. The award provides students who are in their final year at SVA with funds to help cover expenses for their final projects (for more information including application guidelines, […]

Storm Ascher in “We need to talk…” at Petzel Gallery through February 11th

Storm Ascher in “We need to talk…” at Petzel Gallery through February 11th

VCS student Storm Ascher is has a video piece on display in the group exhibition We need to talk… at Petzel Gallery, which opened early last month and is on display through Saturday, February 11th. Here is a description that Storm provided of her work, followed by gallery’s description of the show: “The week that […]

This Thursday, February 2nd from 6:30 to 9:30 pm: a reception for “Say Her Name: Being Here and Now,” curated by Anastasia Warren

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This Thursday, February 2nd from 6:30 to 9:30 pm: a reception for “Say Her Name: Being Here and Now,” curated by Anastasia Warren

A new group exhibition curated by VCS junior Anastasia Warren just opened in SVA’s Photography department on the 5th floor at 214 East 21st Street, and will be on display through February 10th. Titled “Say Her Name: Being Here and Now,” the show is a follow-up to another project that Warren exhibited last February. “Say […]

This Tuesday, January 24th from 6 to 8 pm: the opening reception for The Thin Edge of the Wedge

This Tuesday, January 24th from 6 to 8 pm: the opening reception for The Thin Edge of the Wedge

This Tuesday, January 24th, the Visual & Critical Studies Department will host the opening reception for The Thin Edge of the Wedge, our 2017 senior thesis exhibition. The reception will take place in the from 6 to 8 pm in the Flatiron Gallery at 133/141 West 21st St, and is free and open to the […]

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 […]

Chaerin Ahn’s work on the cover of the latest issue of Visual Opinion

Chaerin Ahn’s work on the cover of the latest issue of Visual Opinion

VCS senior Chaerin Ahn has an ink painting on the cover of the latest edition of Visual Opinion, SVA’s issue-oriented student art magazine. The new volume is titled “Voice,” and features student works related to political and social activism. This is the third issue of VO that has included Chaerin’ work. Last year, another one of her […]

Announcing The Thin Edge of the Wedge, the 2017 Visual & Critical Studies BFA Thesis Exhibition at the SVA Flatiron Gallery

Announcing The Thin Edge of the Wedge, the 2017 Visual & Critical Studies BFA Thesis Exhibition at the SVA Flatiron Gallery

– The Thin Edge of the Wedge 2017 Visual & Critical Studies BFA Thesis Exhibition The School of Visual Arts Flatiron Gallery, 133/141 West 21st St New York City Sat Jan 21-Fri Feb 11 Opening reception: Tues Jan 24, 6:00-8:00 p.m. – The School of Visual Arts presents The Thin Edge of the Wedge,* an […]

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