Tomorrow (October 14th) at noon – The Center for Contemporary Art presents 945-Brown Bag Studio Visit with Suzanne Joelson

Tomorrow (October 14th) at noon – The Center for Contemporary Art presents 945-Brown Bag Studio Visit with Suzanne Joelson

Tomorrow at noon, The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ will present a live lunchtime studio visit and artist talk with VCS faculty member Suzanne Joelson, whose work is also on display in the group exhibition Here and Now at the Center. Here are the details on how to join the studio visit on […]

This Sunday, October 11th at 6 pm – Soloway presents “Before I Started Working With My Mouth,” a window performance by Mónica Palma

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This Sunday, October 11th at 6 pm – Soloway presents “Before I Started Working With My Mouth,” a window performance by Mónica Palma

This Sunday evening, a storefront performance with sidewalk viewing will take place at Soloway, an exhibition space in Brooklyn co-founded by Tomer Aluf, Hakim Bishara, Halsey Rodman, Jenny Nichols, Hannah Barrett, and VCS faculty member Annette Wehrhahn. Here are the details of the event.     Please join us on Sunday, October 11, at 6pm […]

Announcing Goodbye Letter, the latest book by Jeremy Sigler, poet and SVA Honors / Art History faculty member

Posted by on Oct 8, 2020 in Faculty, Faculty Writings, Images, Poetry | No Comments
Announcing Goodbye Letter, the latest book by Jeremy Sigler, poet and SVA Honors / Art History faculty member

Today we’ve got an announcement from poet and faculty member Jeremy Sigler about his newest publication:   I’ve published a new book, Goodbye Letter, with Hunters Point Press. A satirical piece on the book came out last week in LitHub, and last month it was reviewed by Marjorie Perloff in Tablet. The book is now available from Hunters Point Press, Artbook […]

This Sunday at 7 pm – Amy Wilson in the panel discussion “Arts as a Catalyst for Change,” sponsored by the Jersey City Theater Center

Posted by on Oct 1, 2020 in Activism, Events, Faculty | No Comments
This Sunday at 7 pm – Amy Wilson in the panel discussion “Arts as a Catalyst for Change,” sponsored by the Jersey City Theater Center

This Sunday evening at 7 pm, artist, activist, and VCS faculty member will participate in “Arts as a Catalyst for Change,” a half-hour panel discussion sponsored by the Jersey City Theater Center as part of a weekend-long series of events commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Jersey City Art and Studio Tour (JCAST). In the […]

Catskill Art Society presents a solo exhibition by Suzanne Joelson, on view August 29-October 25, 2020 at CAS Arts Center in Manor, NY

Posted by on Aug 21, 2020 in Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments
Catskill Art Society presents a solo exhibition by Suzanne Joelson, on view August 29-October 25, 2020 at CAS Arts Center in Manor, NY

Artist and VCS faculty member Suzanne Joelson has a solo exhibition coming up at the CAS Arts Center in Manor, NY, which will run concurrently with another solo exhibition by artist Liza Phillips. Here are the details from the Catskill Art Society website:   Suzanne Joelson and Liza Phillips Saturday, August 29, 2020 11:00 AM […]

This Monday, August 24th at 6:30: SVA Continuing Education presents a Virtual Drawing Marathon with VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff

Posted by on Aug 19, 2020 in Continuing Education, Events, Faculty | No Comments
This Monday, August 24th at 6:30: SVA Continuing Education presents a Virtual Drawing Marathon with VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff

            Virtual Drawing Marathon with Peter Hristoff This complementary drawing session, with long-time SVA faculty member Peter Hristoff, uses working from memory, imagination and word association to create 30 fast, loose drawings. We tap into surrealism, popular culture,and current events -the zeitgeist- to draw in a spontaneous, free way, letting go […]

Recommended reading: “Shellyne Rodriguez’s Drawings Expand the Definition of ‘Essential Workers’,” an interview by Valentina Di Liscia in Hyperallergic

Posted by on Aug 18, 2020 in Activism, Alumni News, Faculty, Images, Press | No Comments
Recommended reading: “Shellyne Rodriguez’s Drawings Expand the Definition of ‘Essential Workers’,” an interview by Valentina Di Liscia in Hyperallergic

Yesterday, Hyperallergic published an article by Valentina Di Liscia about a recent series of drawings and paintings by VCS faculty member Shellyne Rodriguez that depict some of her fellow political organizers and members of her immediate community in the Bronx. It’s an excellent profile, and extremely timely. Here are a few excerpts and images from […]

Announcing The ANT Project Virtual Workshop, August 21st at 2 pm, including a conversation with Kara Rooney on Trabajo de Sombra

Posted by on Aug 16, 2020 in Events, Faculty, Performance, seminars | No Comments
Announcing The ANT Project Virtual Workshop, August 21st at 2 pm, including a conversation with Kara Rooney on Trabajo de Sombra

Faculty member Kara Rooney sent us an announcement of the upcoming ANT Project Virtual Workshop, which will take place this Friday, August 21at at 2 pm Eastern Time. Kara will be participating in the workshop with a conversation Trabajo de Sombra (2019), her collaborative project with Nestor Quiñones. Here’s more about the event, including a […]

Recommended reading – Flailing States: Pankaj Mishra on Anglo-America

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Recommended reading – Flailing States: Pankaj Mishra on Anglo-America

Last week, Honors Program Director Jeremy Cohan posted a link on the VCS Twitter and Facebook accounts to the recent London Review of Books essay “Flailing States: Anglo-America Loses its Grip“ by Indian writer Pankaj Mishra, which VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn had suggested as recommended reading for the VCS community. The piece discusses the […]

The Inventory Game: Classical Antiquity | Virtual Drawing Marathon #4 with Peter Hristoff, this Monday, June 29th at 6pm

Posted by on Jun 23, 2020 in Events, Faculty, General VCS Info | No Comments
The Inventory Game: Classical Antiquity | Virtual Drawing Marathon #4 with Peter Hristoff, this Monday, June 29th at 6pm

  Virtual Drawing Marathon #4 THE INVENTORY GAME: CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY     Virtual Drawing Marathon #4: The Inventory Game: Classical Antiquity will take place on Monday, June 29th at 6pm on Zoom.Drawing from our knowledge/re-call and imagination, we will create 20 drawings inspired by Classical Antiquity. Participants will need 20 sheets of paper (at least […]

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