“Your Painting is Unfinished, Just FYI,” the Fine Arts Senior Seminar tumblr

“Your Painting is Unfinished, Just FYI,” the Fine Arts Senior Seminar tumblr

Honors Program and Art History faculty member Anthony Hawley recently sent us the link to “Your Painting is Unfinished, Just FYI,” a tumblr set up as a place student work from the BFA Fine Arts Senior Seminar, in which he also teaches. In a message about the site, he commented: “So far contains a few […]

“Trophy,” a poem by Emiri Fujimoto

“Trophy,” a poem by Emiri Fujimoto

Today’s post presents a short poem submitted by VCS sophomore Emiri Fujimoto.  

Olivia Li at The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo this weekend

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Olivia Li at The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo this weekend

VCS student Olivia Li will be at The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo in Cambridge, Massachusetts this weekend (October 21st and 22nd). In addition to having a booth in the exhibitors’ room, she will also be taking part in “Queer Fantastic,” a panel discussion on LGBTQ people and themes in speculative and fantastic genre fiction: For […]

Carissa Melillo in The Visual Opinion

VCS student Carissa Melillo has a short poem in Conflict, the latest issue of the student-run magazine The Visual Opinion. Here are a couple shots of Cari’s contribution:   More information about The Visual Opinion and images from past issues can be found on the magazine’s Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter pages.

A post from Berny Tan on her internship at The Drawing Center

Today’s post presents a contribution from VCS student Berny Tan, in which she talks about her ongoing internship with The Drawing Center in New York. Berny’s text is illustrated with a few photos she took to accompany pieces that she’s written for The Drawing Center’s Tumblr (clicking on each image will take you to the […]

Coming up on Monday: an information session and call for submissions for The Dialogue

This year, VCS student Jennifer Keyes is serving as Editor-in-Chief of The Dialogue, SVA’s online magazine (you can read about its prior incarnation under a different name at this page on the SVA website). A couple days ago, Jennifer contacted me about an information meeting they’re holding this coming Monday to let people know about […]

An essay on Dostoyevsky by Aspen Kincaid

Today I’ve got the latest entry in an ongoing series of student writings from Janice Ahn’s VCS Reading, Writing, Thinking class. (You can read the earlier selections by following the links at the bottom of this post). The essay below is by VCS student Aspen Kincaid. It’s a response to Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground, which […]

A response to William Faulkner’s Wild Palms by Eli Siegel

Today’s post presents two short writings by VCS student Eli Siegel, from Janice Ahn’s Reading, Writing, Thinking II class. Last spring, Janice had the class read and discuss William Faulkner’s novel Wild Palms. A few days ago she sent me a couple of Eli’s responses so that I could share them on the blog. Here […]

A paper about Jorge Luis Borges’ “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” by Berny Tan

Recently, Berny Tan completed an independent study with Janice Ahn, who teaches the first-year VCS courses Reading, Thinking, Writing I and II. As part of her work with Janice, Berny wrote a paper analyzing the role of collective memory in Jorge Luis Borges’ short story “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius.” Janice forwarded it to me a […]

A post by Rachel Zaretsky on last year’s Miami art fairs

Today’s entry is a guest post by VCS student Rachel Zaretsky, who has put together a report on her visit to last year’s Miami art fairs. *** This past December I flew to Miami, Florida during the time of the year Miami Beach’s convention center hosts America’s most prestigious art show. The Art Basel Miami […]

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