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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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  • Sunday, April 13, 2014

    Step by Step

    Step by Step

    After a week of working on my taxes and reviewing receipts, invoices, and statements, I found myself revisiting my last year of activities.  Dinner with a curator friend.  Buying a catalogue...

  • Monday, March 24, 2014

    Lobby Art

    Lobby Art

    Auction houses have hired well-connected lobbyists to prevent artists from receiving royalties when their work sells at auction, according to the New York Times. Of course, artists deserve...

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Action Figures

    Action Figures

    Dan McCarthy’s  fifth solo show at Anton Kern Gallery features deceptively brushy new paintings and drawings, and more than thirty Facepots – McCarthy’s ceramic vessels pegged with facial...

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