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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, June 24, 2015

    Midday Cowgirl

    Midday Cowgirl

    The new Village Voice cover by Steve Brodner says a lot. According to the Voice, the illustration “commemorates the confluence of pride and country music in NYC, ahead of this weekend’s Pride...

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    Showing the Way

    Showing the Way

    Jerry Saltz credits Andrew Castrucci, SVACE faculty member, as a guardian angel of outsider genius Melvin Way.  Read Jerry’s words in Vulture: “We owe his being discovered at all, saved, and...

  • Saturday, June 13, 2015

    The Ghost Army Exhibition

    The Ghost Army Exhibition

    SVACE faculty member Elizabeth Sayles has curated a special exhibition featuring the artwork of “The Ghost Army!” “Cafe de L’Est” by William Sayles, 1944 Nicknamed “The Ghost Army,” the 23rd...

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