Images from Friday’s first-year field trip to Dieu Donné

Images from Friday’s first-year field trip to Dieu Donné

On Friday, Amy Wilson took her Foundation Drawing class on a field trip to Dieu Donné, where they learned about the process of traditional papermaking and got a chance to try out different papermaking techniques. Here’s a little information about Dieu Donné from its website: * * * Dieu Donné is a leading non-profit cultural […]

Tomorrow (September 23rd) – New Women Space anniversary party, with an exhibition curated by Olivia Jane Huffman

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Tomorrow (September 23rd) – New Women Space anniversary party, with an exhibition curated by Olivia Jane Huffman

Via this morning’s SVA Today e-mail newsletter: New Women Space Anniversary Celebration – A full day of workshops and events in celebration of the one-year anniversary of the New Women Space, featuring an exhibition curated by BFA Visual & Critical Studies student Olivia Jane Huffman. Tickets $10 – $15; purchase here. Daytime events from noon […]

There’s still time to sign up for the upcoming neon workshop at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn

There’s still time to sign up for the upcoming neon workshop at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn

This Spring semester VCS students have the opportunity to study glass and neon work at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn. Students learn to manipulate the luminous glass tube and develop glass bending techniques both simple and complex. Bringing in their own designs to bend, students are able to hone their ideas through light, line, and color and […]

Photos from this year’s sumi ink workshop with Max Gimblett

Photos from this year’s sumi ink workshop with Max Gimblett

Each fall, the Visual & Critical Studies program invites artist Max Gimblett in to teach a workshop on sumi ink painting in the senior thesis seminar class. VCS Senior Systems Administrator Justin Elm recently posted several images from this year’s workshop to our Flickr page. I’ve included five here, and you can find a few […]

This Friday, October 14th from 7 to 9 pm: “Drawing for Poets, Writing for Painters,” a workshop with Nicole Eisenman and erica kaufman at Wendy’s Subway in Brooklyn

This Friday, October 14th from 7 to 9 pm: “Drawing for Poets, Writing for Painters,” a workshop with Nicole Eisenman and erica kaufman at Wendy’s Subway in Brooklyn

For the last few months, VCS alumna Harris Bauer has been working for Wendy’s Subway, a nonprofit writer-run space in Brooklyn that she describes as follows: We are a non-circulating library/workspace, hosting events and workshops in our storefront space on Bushwick Avenue as well as off site (right now we’re in residence at The Brooklyn […]

Artist’s Journal at the Met

Artist’s Journal at the Met

Here’s a collection of images from Peter Hristoff, showing students in The Artist’s Journal during several visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art last semester. While they were there, they learned about various art historical styles, materials, and techniques from members of the Met’s staff, and spent time sketching in some of the museum’s galleries […]

Angela Miskis in the Uptown Arts Review 2016 Exhibition, opening this Monday the 6th at Rio II Gallery on Riverside Drive

Angela Miskis in the Uptown Arts Review 2016 Exhibition, opening this Monday the 6th at Rio II Gallery on Riverside Drive

Work by VCS alumna Angela Miskis is about to go on display in the Uptown Arts Review 2016 group exhibition at Rio II Gallery on Riverside Drive. The show will run from June 6th through the 30th, with an opening reception on the 6th and an artists’ talk and workshop on the 20th. You can […]

This Saturday, June 4th: Devon Watson presents Hand Heart Eye Phone, a workshop on the contemporary smart phone

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Alumni News, Events, VCS Alumni | No Comments
This Saturday, June 4th: Devon Watson presents Hand Heart Eye Phone, a workshop on the contemporary smart phone

This Saturday, VCS alumna Devon Watson is hosting Hand Heart Eye Phone, a one day workshop on the history and cultural impact of smart phones that will take place at the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Here’s a description of the event from its listing on Eventbrite: Artist Devon Watson presents, Hand Heart Eye Phone, […]

Announcing Amy Wilson’s VCS watercolor workshop, Fridays 6-9 pm, April 8, 15, and 22

Dear VCS Students, Come take a free mini-course and learn all the basics of watercolor! The class will go through all the steps of watercolor application and color theory, moving on quickly to working from life and reproduction. The skills learned in this workshop will also be helpful if you want to improve your use […]

Peter Hristoff to lead a two-day drawing marathon at the Met Museum, coming up on May 6th and 7th

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in Events, Faculty, Residencies | No Comments
Peter Hristoff to lead a two-day drawing marathon at the Met Museum, coming up on May 6th and 7th

On May 6th and 7th, VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff will lead a two-day drawing marathon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of his ongoing residency there. Here is more information about it from the museum’s website: Peter Hristoff, Artist in Residence, Education Department and Department of Islamic Art, MMA Ruth and Harold […]

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