The SVA Chelsea Gallery is SVA's premier exhibition facility. Located in Chelsea on the 15th floor of the landmark Starrett-Lehigh Building, it comprises four state-of-the-art galleries and a large terrace with a commanding view of Lower Manhattan and the Hudson River. Staffed by six full-time professionals, the SVA Chelsea Gallery offers select students the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work in the same environment as some of the country's leading artists—a number of whom have exhibited there as well.
Since the SVA Chelsea Gallery moved from 137 Wooster Street in Soho (where it was known as the Visual Arts Gallery) to its present location in 2004, it has exhibited works by renowned SVA alumni such as Renee Cox, Inka Essenhigh, Joseph Kosuth, Robert Lazzarini, Sol Lewitt, Vera Lutter, Elizabeth Peyton, Alexis Rockman, Collier Schorr, Lorna Simpson and Sara Sze. Works by Richard Avedon, Milton Glaser, Anish Kapoor, Stefan Sagmeister and Sebastiao Salgado have also been exhibited at the SVA Chelsea Gallery.
SVA students of every discipline derive great educational benefit from being able to study the work of celebrated artists, hear them speak at lectures, or even get the chance to meet them in person—all right here at the College.
The SVA Chelsea Gallery is open Monday through Thursday 10 am to 6 pm, Friday 10 am to 5 pm, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, and is closed Sunday and federal holidays. The gallery is accessible by wheelchair. For more information, or to purchase student's work (the gallery takes no commission), please call 212.592.2145.
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Featured Events & Exhibitions
School of Visual Arts presents “MFA Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition,” an exhibition of year-end...05/16/2015 - June 6
Friday, May 22, 2015
Memorial Day weekendSVA galleries close for Memorial Day weekend at 1:00pm on Friday, May 22. SVA Chelsea Gallery will reopen at 10:00am on Tuesday, May 26; SVA Flatiron Gallery will reopen at...