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'College Magazine' Names SVA the Number 1 School for Visual Arts

From College Magazine: “Remember that one scene in Spiderman when Peter Parker tears out page after page of his notebook while designing the perfect superhero costume? The hands that drew the lines of the Spidey we know and love actually belong to Phil Jimenez, New York School of Visual Arts alumni, professor and prestigious comic artist. Adding to SVA’s impressive alumni roster is Chris Prynoski, who created Motorcity and co-founded Titmouse, the studio that animated the cartoon portions of Guitar Hero. 2015 computer animation and visual effects graduate Elizabeth Ku-Herrero is still getting jobs as a member of SVA’s powerful alumni network. Ku-Herrero worked as creative director of her group senior thesis Taking the Plunge, an awards-winning animated short that has played at a dozen film festivals. “I’ve traveled all around the world because of my film, and I continuously run into SVA students,” Ku-Herrero said. Part of what makes SVA so magical are the ample opportunities available in the Big Apple. With hundreds of studios in the area, it’s easy to intern while working towards your major… (For the full story and video, click here)

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