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We strongly encourage applicants to visit the departments they are interested in applying to prior to submitting their application materials. In addition to Information Sessions held in the fall, it is also possible to to arrange a visit with the department directly. Please use the phone numbers and email addresses located below to contact the department(s) and find out about opportunities to visit throughout the year.

Graduate Department Contact Information

MFA Art Writing
Tel: 212.592.2408 / Fax: 212.989.3516 
Email: [email protected]
Web: artwriting.sva.edu

MAT Art Education
Tel: 212.592.2445 / Fax: 646.336.7702
Email: [email protected]
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MFA Art Practice
Tel: 212.592.2781 / Fax: 212.592.2116
Email: [email protected]
Web: artpractice.sva.edu

MPS Art Therapy
Tel: 212.592.2610 / Fax: 917.606.0461
Email: [email protected]
Web: arttherapyblog.sva.edu

MPS Branding
Tel: 212.592.2744 / Fax: 212.592.2116
Email: [email protected]
Web: branding.sva.edu

MFA Computer Art
Tel: 212.592.2778 / Fax: 212.592.2509
Email: [email protected]
Web: mfaca.sva.edu

MA Critical Theory and the Arts
Tel: 212.592.2172 / Fax: 212.592.2168
Email: [email protected]
Web: cta.sva.edu

MA Curatorial Practice
Tel: 212.592.2274 / Fax: 212.592.2555
Email: [email protected]

MFA Design
Tel: 212.592.2600 / Fax: 212.592.2627
Email: [email protected]
Web: design.sva.edu
Twitter: http://twitter.com/SVAMFADesign
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MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism
Tel: 212.592.2228 / Fax: 212.243.1019
Email: [email protected]
Web: designresearch.sva.edu

MFA Design for Social Innovation
Tel: 212.592.2205 / Fax: 212.592.2308 
Email:[email protected] 
Web: dsi.sva.edu

MPS Digital Photography
MPS Digital Photography Online/Summer Residency
Tel: 212.592.2170 / Fax: 212.691.2687
Email:[email protected]
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/SVADigitalPhoto

MPS Directing
Tel: 212.592.2705 / Fax: 212.627.2195
Email: [email protected]
Web: directing.sva.edu
Follow us on tumblr: http://svashortfilm.tumblr.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/BobGiraldi

MPS Fashion Photography
Tel: 212.592.2096 / Fax: 212.592.2336
Email: [email protected]

MFA Fine Arts
Tel: 212.592.2500 / Fax: 212.592.2503
Email: [email protected]
Web: mfafineart.sva.edu

MFA Illustration as Visual Essay
Tel: 212.592.2210 / Fax: 212.366.1675
Email: [email protected]
Web: mfaillustration.sva.edu
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MFA Interaction Design
Tel: 212.592.2703 / Fax: 212.627.2159
Email: [email protected]
Web:interactiondesign.sva.edu
Twitter: http://twitter.com/svaixd

MFA Photography, Video and Related Media
Tel: 212.592.2360 / Fax: 212.592.2366 
Email: [email protected]
Web: mfaphoto.sva.edu
Twitter: @mfaphotovideo
Facebook: /mfaphotovideo
Instagram: @mfaphotovideo
Tumblr: mfaphotovideo.tumblr.com

MFA Products of Design
Tel: 212.592.2118 / Fax: 212.592.2116
Email:[email protected]
Web:productsofdesign.sva.edu
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MFA Social Documentary Film
Tel: 212.592.2919 / Fax: 212.627.2528
Email:[email protected]
Web: mfasocdoc.sva.edu
Follow us on our blog: here
Friend us on Facebook! MFA Social Documentary Film at SVA
Twitter: http://twitter.com/socdoc

MFA Visual Narrative
Tel: 212.592.2340 / Fax: 212.627.2391
Email: [email protected]
Web: mfavisualnarrative.sva.edu

Graduate Portfolio Days

Graduate Portfolio Days are hosted annually by the National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA) and are geared towards individuals that have already completed a Bachelor’s degree program and are looking to further their education at the graduate level. These events give students the opportunity to meet with representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) to learn more about the curricula, faculty, application procedures and other graduate program information. For more information about these events, please click here.

  • Please note that only representatives from departments listed below each event will be in attendance.
  • Prospective students interested in other graduate programs offered at SVA are encouraged to attend a graduate information session or contact the department directly for more information about opportunities to visit throughout the year.

 

Graduate Portfolio Day Schedule 2016 - 2017

* Please click the RSVP link beside each event to register for updates! *

Saturday, October 22, 2016: San Francisco Graduate Portfolio Day
California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA), 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Details  / RSVP Today

  • Graduate Admissions
  • MFA Art Practice
  • MFA Fine Arts
  • MFA Interaction Design
  • MFA Products of Design

 

Sunday, October 30, 2016: New York Graduate Portfolio Day
Parsons School of Design (New York, NY), 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Details / RSVP Today

  • MFA Computer Art
  • MPS Fashion Photography
  • MFA Fine Arts
  • MFA Interaction Design
  • MFA Photography, Video and Related Media
  • MFA Products of Design
  • MFA Visual Narrative

 

Saturday, November 5, 2016: Chicago Graduate Portfolio Day
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL), 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Details / RSVP Today

  • Graduate Admissions
  • MFA Art Practice
  • MFA Fine Arts
  • MFA Interaction Design
  • MFA Photography, Video and Related Media
  • MFA Products of Design
  • MFA Visual Narrative
Graduate Information Sessions

In the fall, each Graduate department hosts their own Information Session. These events provide prospective students with a unique opportunity to tour the facility and meet with the Chair, faculty, department staff, current students and alumni.

  • Please note that only the departments listed below will host sessions this season and all events are held in separate locations.
  • Prospective students interested in other graduate programs offered at SVA are encouraged to contact the department directly for more information about opportunities to visit throughout the year.

* Please click the date noted beside each department to RSVP for the session! *

MFA Art Writing: November 7, 2016

MAT Art Education: October 21, 2016

MPS Art Therapy: October 15, 2016

MPS Branding: November 19, 2016

MFA Computer Art: November 12, 2016

MA Critical Theory and the Arts: November 4, 2016

MA Design Research, Writing & Criticism: November 15, 2016

MFA Design for Social Innovation: October 14, 2016

MPS Digital Photography: October 29, 2016; December 1, 2016 - ONLINE only!

MPS Directing: November 10, 2016

MFA Fine Arts: November 5, 2016

MFA Illustration as Visual Essay: November 12, 2016

MFA Interaction Design: November 11, 2016

MFA Photography, Video and Related Media: October 13, 2016; November 12, 2016; December 8, 2016

MFA Products of Design: November 11, 2016

MFA Social Documentary Film: November 5, 2016; December 5, 2016

MFA Visual Narrative: November 12, 2016; November 16, 2016 - ONLINE only!

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