Today’s post is the first of several upcoming updates on some of our alumni and what they’ve been doing in their post-VCS lives. Recently, SVA’s Visual & Critical Studies page posted “Curriculum Paths,” an article about several of our former students that discusses what they’ve been up to since graduation, what they’re doing now, and […]
Lorraine Hansberry, James Baldwin, and Bayard Rustin – recommended listening, reading, and viewing for the weekend from Jeremy Cohan
UPDATE, 7/1/2020: the SVA library now has access to Brother Outsider: The Life of Freedom Fighter Bayard Rustin on Kanopy. You can watch it at this link. The post below has been edited to reflect the film’s availability. In addition to being Director of the Honors Program at SVA, Jeremy Cohan has been acting […]
Amy Wilson interviewed in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer Arts & Culture section – “For $20, this New Jersey artist will send you art in the mail”
This morning, the Philadelphia Enquirer published a profile by Amy S. Rosenberg of VCS faculty member Amy Wilson, focused on an ongoing subscription mail art project that she launched at the beginning of May. Each month, 20 subscribers pay a flat fee of $20 to receive three to five pieces of small handmade art through the […]
This morning, VCS alumna Ilana Kruger was featured in an interview with Dylan Dreyer on NBC’s TODAY show. During the four-minute segment, Ilina talks about the creation of her portable single-serve coffee system Dripkit and her current program that facilitates donations of Dripkit sets to healthcare workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. You can watch […]
Today at 3 pm – Farrin Chwalkowski in conversation with Patricia Zalisko, part of a weekly series from The National Association of Women Artists
Here’s an announcement from this morning’s SVA Today newsletter about an online event this afternoon featuring SVA Art History faculty member Farrin Chwalkowski and artist Patricia Zalisko. You can click on the image below to join the event at 3 pm, and tune in again each Friday for future interviews.
Shellyne Rodriguez in “17 Artists Capture a Surreal New York From Their Windows” in yesterday’s New York Times
VCS faculty member Shellyne Rodriguez was just featured in “17 Artists Capture a Surreal New York From Their Windows,” published yesterday in The New York Times. You can read it here.
Ed Clark, the trailblazing African-American abstract artist who painted massive, luminous canvases using a push broom, passed away at age 93 late last week. Clark was also a pioneer in field of shaped paintings, the first of which he created in 1957, about three years before Frank Stella began his own experiments with shaped canvases. […]
On Monday, Artsy published the article “4 Tips for Writing a Good Artist Statement,” which includes advice from Jennifer Liese, director of the Rhode Island School of Design’s Center for Arts & Language, and writer and critic Jeff Edwards. Jeff teaches three classes in the VCS program, including the second semester of the foundation […]
2017 VCS alumna Lily Maslanka was just interviewed for the Before and After SVA series on the SVA Features blog. The article includes images of some of Lily’s recent pieces inspired by Medieval armor, and she discusses her interest in early modern craft and her life out of SVA since she graduated. You can read […]
Autumn Eggleton in a Westword news article about the art bar and performance space Enigma Bazaar, opening soon in Denver, CO
2012 VCS alumna Autumn Eggleton was recently interviewed for an article in the weekly paper Westword about Enigma Bazaar, an art bar and performance space that’s opening later this year in Denver, Colorado. Autumn is one of the space’s four co-owners, along with Carly Howard, Chad Howard, and Christine Samar. Here’s a brief passage […]