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¿Hablas Diseño?

¿Hablas Diseño? offers an intensive summer program that addresses the growing needs of the Latino global market.

  • Courses are available in advertising, branding, copywriting, marketing, illustration and cartooning.
  • Our faculty encompasses some of New York City's best Latino talent.
  • Affordable housing is available, as well as special panel events on related topics and opportunities to show work to the public.
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Art for Kids (K–9)

Art Lessons for Kids at School of Visual Arts

  • Foundations learning.
  • Drawing and painting.
  • Explore a wide variety of materials.
  • For kids from Kindergarten through 9th grade.
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Arts Abroad

Replenish Your Creativity and Balance Serious Work with Travel and Renewal

  • Destinations: China, France, Italy, Spain
  • Areas of study: Architecture, Art History, Art Therapy, Design, Painting, Photography and more
  • One - four-week programs available
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CDFNY Summer Program

Next summer's Culture, Design and Fine Arts in New York Summer Program will take place July 14 - August 1, 2014.

  • This three-week summer program offers international college (post-secondary school) students an opportunity to develop their creative abilities in various studio disciplines while experiencing American culture by living and studying in New York City.
  • In addition, the program includes a range of organized activities available at no additional cost.
  • Students may choose one course offered in this program, and will be awarded three studio credits and a certificate for successful completion of the course.
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ESL/Studio Program

The ESL Studio Program allows artistic development through BFA studio courses while improving English language skills through ESL courses.

  • Majors available for the ESL Studio Program: Advertising, Cartooning, Computer Art, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography
  • Transfer students may qualify for upper level placement based on accredited studio courses from other institutions.
  • This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, as well as international students
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Filmmakers Dialogue

The School of Visual Arts Presents Ralph Appelbaum's Filmmakers Dialogue

  • Preview important new studio and independent releases and meet the films' actors, directors, writers and producers
  • Participants have met and spoken with more than 800 movie greats
  • Recent guests have included Susanne Bier (In A Better World), Neil Burger (Limitless) & Andrew Jerecki (All Good Things)
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International Educators Workshop

The International Educators Workshop will take place the week of July 14-18, 2014.

  • This summer workshop offers international art educators (high school and college) an opportunity to develop their creative abilities while experiencing American culture by living and studying in New York City.
  • Participants will develop their creative skills during a 5-day brainstorming workshop taught by Richard Wilde. A certificate of completion will be awarded for this course.
  • A variety of events and entertainment will be offered in during the program at no additional cost.
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International Exchange Program

This intensive residency offers international participants the opportunity to study and work within the rich cultural environment of New York City.

  • Full-time undergraduate SVA students may also participate in the International Exchange Program at institutions that have exchange agreements with SVA
  • Technologically advanced facilities and art studios with renowned artists
  • SVA has exchange agreements with a large variety of schools across the world
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PhotoGlobal

PhotoGlobal is a one year program for international photographers to share in the vast creative opportunities that the School of Visual Arts and New York City has to offer. The post-baccalaureate certificate program fosters work of the advanced photographer through critique, lectures, museum and gallery visits and a dialogue with faculty and other participants.

  • Participate in an individual critique class and a contemporary photography seminar, along with three electives of your choice.
  • Features a lecturing faculty that, individually, has shaped the discourse of contemporary American photography
  • Multi-cultural and international learning experience that will enhance the knowledge and understanding of both the resident undergraduate students and those who will gather from various parts of the world
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Pre-College Program

SVA's Pre-College Program is designed for high school students who want to enhance their creative skills, learn more about a particular field of art, develop a portfolio and/or experience the challenges and triumphs that exist at one of the most dynamic colleges.

  • Receive up to three college credits
  • Students will explore the fundamentals of art & design at a level not readily available in high school
  • Classes such as Animation, Advertising, Cartooning, Painting, Photography & many more
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Summer Residency Programs

SVA’s Summer Residencies in New York City offer artists, designers and creative thinkers time, space and a supportive community in which to develop ideas and focus on their artistic direction.

  • A variety of professional immersion programs provide opportunities for artists to explore new areas of social and technological practice and engage critically within their field.
  • Residencies available in Fine Arts and Technology, Design Thinking, Illustration, Lens and Screen Arts, Visual Literacy and more
  • Affordable housing is available, as well as opportunities to show work to the public
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