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The Division of Continuing Education offers specialized courses to help students and professionals manage the business aspects of a creative enterprise or a career as a practicing artist.

Whether you are embarking on a new career or are seeking heightened marketability in your current field, our professional development program will help launch you toward your goals.

Our faculty includes artists, art administrators, curators, lawyers, marketing professionals, production managers, producers and writers who can assist you in presentation skills and help you to capitalize on your unique skill sets and interests. Gain valuable insight into the inner workings of a career in the arts, identify your options and learn how to survive in a continually evolving marketplace.

Take charge of your career. At SVA, you will find the professional guidance you need, in a vital community of your peers and a supportive and stimulating environment.

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  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    A Dozen Surprises

    A Dozen Surprises

    Through his career of over 20 years, Robert Melee has famously combined objects, performances, and environments that he augments with his signature, and often disfiguring, Midas touch.  Central...

  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014

    The Low Down on Warm Up!

    The Low Down on Warm Up!

    Warm Up 2014 begins this Saturday at MoMA PS1!  This annual outdoor music series has become a landmark of New York summers and an essential bridge connecting the art world with experimental...

  • Friday, June 6, 2014

    A Worker’s Progress

    A Worker’s Progress

    Recently, David Sandlin earned a 2014 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.  The mega-prestigious award is a career milestone for any artist, but especially for an artist who has worked so ably...

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