This Saturday, October 15th – Good Neighbor presents “enTITLEment” at 585 Park Place in Brooklyn, curated by Victoria Hristoff

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016 in Alumni News, Events, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
This Saturday, October 15th – Good Neighbor presents “enTITLEment” at 585 Park Place in Brooklyn, curated by Victoria Hristoff

VCS alumna Victoria Hristoff sent us an announcement of an upcoming one-night apartment show that she’s curated. It’s scheduled for 7 pm this Saturday at 585 Park Place in Brooklyn, and is presented by the art collective Good Neighbor. The show features works by alumni from both the Visual & Critical Studies program and SVA’s Photography Department, […]

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, […]

Announcing “in situ,” a new project from Mossless

Here’s an update we’ve received from VCS alumnus Romke Hoogwaerts about a new project from Mossless, the photography-oriented website and publishing venture he co-founded with partner Grace Leigh back in 2009:   Thank you for following Mossless. If you haven’t already seen it, we’ve launched a new video project called in situ, a web series […]

Announcing the Spring 2014 Art in the First Person lecture series, and a talk with street artist ESSAM this Tuesday, January 28th

This Tuesday, January 28th, the Visual & Critical Studies program will present “ESSAM in Conversation with Svetlana Mintecheva,” our first entry in this semester’s Art in the First Person lecture series. Here’s a description from the event announcement on the VCS website: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 6:30 pm ESSAM in Conversation with Svetlana Mintecheva 133 […]

Reminder: Freshly Minted, tonight at the SVA Theatre

Tonight at 7 p.m., the Visual & Critical Studies Program will present Freshly Minted, a panel discussion about life after art school moderated by VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff. The SVA Theatre is located at 333 West 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th avenues), and the event is free and open to the public. You […]

Coming up on April 4th: Freshly Minted, a panel discussion about post-BFA life

On Thursday, April 4th, the Visual & Critical Studies Program will present Freshly Minted, a panel discussion about life after art school, moderated by VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff. The following text from the SVA event announcement contains information about the panelists and the topics that will be discussed. This panel discussion, moderated by fine […]

Announcing the spring 2013 Art in the First Person lecture series

The spring 2013 schedule of events in SVA’s Art in the First Person lecture series is now available on the SVA website. As many of you know, Art in the First Person is an ongoing program of events in which artists, historians, critics, writers, and curators come to SVA to speak on a wide range […]

An upcoming benefit for the Priene Hali rug workshop

________ Two years ago, I wrote a post for the VCS blog about faculty member Peter Hristoff’s ongoing involvement with Priene Hali, a rug-weaving collective in Gullubahce, Turkey that teaches traditional rug weaving techniques to women from the surrounding area. Recently, Peter sent out an update about some of his recent projects with the workshop, […]

Update: “Declassified” featured on SVA Close Up

Posted by on Oct 27, 2012 in Exhibitions, Faculty, Press | No Comments

Last Thursday, the upcoming exhibition “Declassified: A Portrait of the Veteran as a Young Artist” (which I wrote about a few days ago) was featured in a post on the school’s blog SVA Close Up. The piece includes information about the show, as well as images and comments from Hector Rene, one of the participating […]

Opening next week: “Declassified: A Portrait of the Veteran as a Young Artist”

Posted by on Oct 21, 2012 in Events, Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments

Recently, I was asked to curate an exhibition in the SVA Photography Department organized by several members of the Veterans Coalition of Arts (VCA), a club at SVA made up of currently enrolled student veterans. Titled “Declassified: A Portrait of the Veteran as a Young Artist,” the show will feature work by four students in […]

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