VCS alumna Olena Shmahalo featured in the SVA Creators video series

2011 VCS graduate Olena Shmahalo was just featured in the latest installment of the SVA Creators video series. In the video, Olena talks about her Instagram project The Operating System, her work as an artist and art director, and the importance of social media in her life and career Here’s the video and the accompanying description:


SVA Creators spotlights various SVA alumni, their impact on social media, and how their work thrives and flourishes on the medium Our latest creator is alumnus, art director, and photographer Olena Shmahalo (BFA 2011 Visual and Critical Studies), who started the unique Instagram account @TheOperatingSystem, which she uses to document her travels and photograph plants grown in different greenhouses around the world.

Visual & Critical Studies