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SVA and San Diego Comic-Con: 2018 Preview

Marvel Superheroes. Photo courtesy of Marvel Comics.
Miwa Sakulrat
SVA Graduation Class of 2018
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SVA Alumnus Vanessa Germosen Makes Bacteria Fun with Her Germ-Based Toy Line

"Not all germs are bad and out to kill us."

Germusu
YI WU by Feifei Ruan
Annecy 2018

Talking Instagram with Some of SVA's Most-Followed Alumni

A man wears a glass helmet, surrounded by bees and flowers, in a photograph by Olivia Locher.

The SVA Mastermind Behind HQ Trivia

An interview with alumnus and app designer Rus Yusupov

A group of people playing HQ Trivia on their phones.
A graphic by Todd Radom portraying Willie Stargell of the 1979 Pirates in his book ' Winning Ugly'

The SVA Community's Pride Train Subway Campaign: Love Trumps Hate

"We love this city and we all felt like we needed to do something to let everyone know that there are still good people in the world."

Pride Train Poster
Recent graduates and SVA faculty and staff pose before the 2018 SVA Premieres event.

Digital Advancements for the Deaf: SVA Alumnus Melissa Malzkuhn on Her 2018 Obama Fellowship

Malzkuhn's project was among the 20 chosen from more than 20,000 applicants.

Melissa Malzkuhn and President Barack Obama
SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of May 2018
PICTURED ARE: Frank Anselmo, Sujin Lim, Taekyoung Debbie Park, Eunseok Park
SVA alumnus Calvin Seibert puts the finishing touches on a sandcastle sculpture at Rockaway Beach, Queens.

The "Cartographic Dreams" of Artist and SVA Alumnus Nadia Haji Omar

New York's Jerry Saltz wrote that Omar's canvases "visually buzz like a hummingbird."

An untitled acrylic and dye painting by SVA alumnus Nadia Haji Omar.
Maya Lin giving her 2018 commencement speech at SVA.
SVA Subway Series poster illustration by Yuko Shimizu. Yellow background with a person swimming wearing goggles, swim cap and a red and white striped bathing suit.

SVA's Stephen Savage Puts An Imaginative Twist On A Classic Nursery Rhyme With 'Jack B. Ninja'

Savage illustrates the tale of a young ninja in action.

Jack B. Ninja, Children's Book, Stephen Savage
Elizabeth Ku-Herreo On A Tangent graphic and photo collage

SVA's Gail Anderson Is Honored With The National Design Awards' Lifetime Achievement Accolade

Cooper Hewitt's annual awards bestows our creative director with its highest honor.

old lady in glasses. observe envision inhale entice
A woman with graduation gown on in front of an audience.

SVA Alumnus Robert Lazzarini Tackles Violence and Lost Innocence with the Disorienting 'Inflorescence'

"The late '60s mark the end of an innocence in this country." The tragic murder of film actress Sharon Tate still leaves a lasting impact.

A carved sculpture of flowers and leaves.
people gathered around a screen

Alumni Scholarship Award Winner Ken Castaneda​​​ Examines Latinx American Identity​ Via Mexican Lucha Libre

"The sport is so performative and high action, and held secrets that ... I always tried to unlock."

A wrestler in a mask and a green shirt is doing sit-ups.

Alumni Scholarship Award Winner Ora Xu Explores Human Struggle Through Surreal Paintings

"I want to visualize the challenges we all face with paintings of ... bizarre fairytale environments."

A dead fix with human-like legs and arms has a string tied to its tail and is lying on top of a pinkish-red background with purple veins drawn throughout.

SVA Features: Marvel Legend Joe Sinnott

Spiderman at work

SVA Features: Alumnus and Photographer Frank Ockenfels 3 Strikes with Light [Video]

Ockenfels' famous photos have helped immortalize David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, and many more

David Bowie posing in front of a red wall.

SVA Alumnus Lynn Shelton on ‘Outside In’ and Advice to Young Filmmakers

Her latest indie drama is in theaters now.

A model pose for the snapshot

MPS Directing Alumni Are Finalists in The Coca-Cola Regal Films Program

Amanda Alvich and Mika Orr are working to win the program's Fan Favorite Award with #ContestJustOneBite

European woman and Australian woman.

Artist Attire: SVA's Most Stylish Strike A Pose

Looking to update your closet for Spring? Here are inspired looks from SVA's most fashionable.

attractive young woman looking backwards
A black/white drawing of a devil-like character. A color drawing of a princess. A color drawing of a young girl; head only.

AnnaLiisa Ariosa-Benston: What We Talk About When We Talk About Feminism and Art

This thoughtful MFA Fine Arts alum wants to be "unencumbered by language”

Picture of a woman in room and white jacket.
The people are standing around

SVA Destinations L.A. Takes Us To Walt Disney Animation Studios, Cartoon Network, Framestore & More

SVA Students Met Legendary Animator Floyd Norman, Filmmaker Ti West & Martin Scorsese's Film Producer Randall Emmett

woman with glasses and dark curly hair

Spring Break in San Francisco 2018: SVA Students Visit Google Tilt Brush, Pixar, ILM

SVA Destinations Visits The Golden Gate City To Connect With Alumni

Actors dresses as three characters from The Incredibles pose with four people. The room appears large, with many sunny windows stretching off in the distance behind them.
people starting a pink propeller plane
Beautiful modern architecture in a green landscape. Family home in a simple brick style.

SVA Alumni Celebrate Their Oscar Wins

shape of water on blue]

2018 SXSW Conference & Festivals: The SVA Preview

woman deep in thought and a man with a beard

Nate Powell Talks 'March' On The Eve of Its New Exhibition

Society of Illustrators displays the art and process behind these critically acclaimed graphic novels

An illustration of people in a crowd.

Let’s Talk: Women in the Creative Industries

Two African American women.

Alumni Scholarship Awards 2018: Making the Impossible Possible

66 SVA students awarded $64,000 worth of scholarships for their original projects

Different colored lower legs.
An annoucement congratulating the winners in a computer art contest. There are four examples of the winning artworks.

A West Side Gathering Space Opens For The SVA Community

A newly renovated space opens in SVA's 133/141 West 21st Street building

Photograph of several people working in groups or individually in a study room within a library.

SVA Guide to NYC 2018: Harlem

An Art Student's Guide to The Neighborhood

Harlem graphic image

MoMA Design Store Unveils Latest Products of MFA Products of Design

MFA Products of Design

Ladies hand holding sauce pan
animation

SVA Alum Jordan Blit debuts Animated Children's Music Project 'Jazzy Toons'

Animated music video channel brings a love of Jazz to a new generation of kids

groovy music
a sideways clock tower

SVA and the Sundance Film Festival: 2018 Preview

Sundance Film Festival

A group of teenagers climbing a fence in a city.

New '[email protected]'s': SVA Library Director Caitlin Kilgallen [Video]

[email protected]'s

A man hold up ten fingers to show a woman in a restaurant.
Blue stuff.
5 people looking forward

MARS Club’s Peer Tutoring Program Encourages Students To Create Community

Two people looking at the same monitor
botanical artwork with abstract design.
cartoon animals staring
An illustration of people in winter clothes
An illustration of an eye and hands of a dark skinned person

Shelf Liners for Your 'Nice' List

A red box inside a yellow box, decorated with snowflakes at the corner.  Inside the red box is written "Gift Guide" and outside is written "SVA Holiday" at the top and "Book Edition" at the bottom.
A painting of fish swimming.

SVA Guide to NYC 2017: Bushwick

AN ART STUDENT'S GUIDE TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Retro style banner

SVA Gifts for Everyone on Your 'Nice' List

logo for Sva Holiday Gift Guide

SVA on View at Miami Art Week 2017

A montage of old fashioned ads overlaid with a modernist style of art.

SVA's Podcast Pros on Their Favorite Shows

An European male, a Japanese woman and an American guy.
The art of love.
Innovation advertising photograph
police man on an empty train
man rushing to a fire with a fire extinguisher

'Brandstand': Five Leading Thinkers to Speak on the 'States of America'

Freedom, determination, inclusivity, opportunity … What does America stand for today?

"Brandstand: States of America" over red white and blue background
A man behind a video camera.
rockabilly storefront live mannequin display
photograph of young woman with brown wavy hair
Representation of Alien flora and fauna.
red flower made of hands

Bookkeeping: The Art of Artists' Journals [Video]

Small drawings in a journal.
An advertisement for a theater screening.

Electric Encounters

MFA Computer Arts Fall Exhibition

A logo for electric encounters against a colorful background.

An Evening with Floyd Norman

movie advertisement
Pixar montage

Season 2 of Computer Art Animation Club’s Podcast 'On A Tangent'

SVA Computer Art Students Interview Jun Zee Myers, 3D Animator and SVA Alum

interview for two

Deborah Adler Prescribes New Pharmacy Design Program

Pills and a doctor.
machine magic
A sunrise or sunset colors the clouds orange.
A banner for New York Comic Con.
Autumn-colored trees come right up to the edge of the water. The water itself reaches the horizon with a still, blue surface.
A man looking for the books
Bakery
A woman with gels applied to her face.
A painting of two people extending their hands towards each others
lovely love
A woman laughing.
A red haired women pouring a stream of liquid into her mouth from a bottle of Chanel No. 5 perfume
An yellow unicorn and a glass shape.
machine magic
Two people standing in a city street with a open fire hydrant.
A woman with blue eyes and red hair smiles.  A cartoon is in the background.
group of people some with glasses
Cloud over grey background hovers over black rectangular prism with a chord attached.
Happy woman
a woman with a lamp behind her
Crystals
all smiles
Cartoon sailor talking to magical character

SVA Talent on Full Display at SIGGRAPH 2017

A brightly light cartoon of creatures staring at computer screens. Lime green, yellow and blue colors.
A redheaded mermaid.
Eyes
A photograph of a woman with dark hair smiling.
a man with blue glasses and a beard staring forward
postcard
worried and scared
A wall with advertisement.
A  lady wearing a witch hat
Two people in an alley wearing masks, one is in a garbage can and the second is in front of him on the ground.
a white room with a table
Three women, the left one wearing a white patterned dress, glasses and cape, the middle sunglasses, and a black dress plus shall, while the right wears a tan patterned dress and sunglasses
Artist
A lady smiling.
A woman with pink hair and a blue cat and a bird in a cage all riding in a small blue car.
business meeting
A yellow scarf
blue green man in jungle artwork
black and white
model
abstract, watercolor artwork with flowing designs
Two railroad pathways curving in opposite directions
A woman with glasses.
A group of employees
man jumping in trench coat
A white guy.
A blonde-haired woman using a green hairbrush against a green background.
red and yellow striped bags
Reading books
man in black and white looking down
lots to read
Woman getting a haircut
A model posing for the photoshoot
A new of way of painting
photograph of two ballet dancers performing
Three trophy figures against a black background.
Girl sitting alone in room. Two windows behind her with white curtains.
Goth
A person wearing a blue jean jacket also a white tee shirt with logo on it
spilled milk cartoon
Two women shaking hands and posing for the camera
spaceman
a man with a hat with a colorful background
A sign about a high school sinking.
Woman using two muffins as eye glasses and smiling
A girl pose like a Barbie girl
close up photograph of red hook hanger and black and white object with chains
A woman standing next to an Exit 96 Street & 2 Avenue sign
White illuminated numbers on a white device.
symmetric texture consisted of edible sweets in a purple background with turquoise bezels.
Woman peering out a window.
Photograph of a bare abdomen with a scar running from below the belly button up the center of the abdomen/torso.
A black and white representation of our minds.
a man facing a wall with various designs on it
A father getting mittens on his young daughter.
A group of three adults sitting at a table chatting amid a room full of others.
Fox holding a snake in its mouth
The girl is holding an item
an egg on a surface with a broken grey substance
A tree with lot of flowers.
People at Walt Disney animation studios
Two women facing each other but looking toward the viewer in an outdoor space with a statue of a Star Wars character behind them.
A black figure with a hole in the center. Part of a woman's face shows through the hole.
An abstract drawing of the Simpsons family sitting on their couch.
"A cartoon is a type of illustration"
contemplative person rainbow art collage
a group of people in front of a painting
A woman with dark hair standing against a white wall.
Two guys who have been friends since age 5.
A young man consulting an older man for help.
cartoon of brown lady with yellow sports bra
People singing throughout history
Drawing  people of different ethnicities and backgrounds coming out of an dark opening and staring at something above their eye level, yellow is the predominant color.
An angry cartoon character.
Two faced woman
A photograph of a man's head and upper torso with a gray background.
please disturb

PLEASE DISTURB: Renegade Art in the Face of Trump

An ad for a sponsored event by SVA MFA Art Practice showing the time and place of the event.
Painting
2 women pitching an idea on Shark Tank the TV show.
Chunks of ice with goldfish frozen inside hanging on wire.
spiral
A woman looking at a painting of a dog.
Young boy dressed in red bending over. A wall filled with artwork is in the background.

The Future of Interaction Design: #IXDES17

A grouped collage of profile pictures
Man painting on a wall
Many older women at a beauty pageant
colorful forest
a lady looking at the sculpture of Jesus
mural of women behind bars and people holding hands
marvel studios
Two women watching.
tattoo art
man with light beard in leather jacket
An art work meets the technology
A woman laying down with her hair spread out.
Asian child wearing a tutu in a room with all pink toys and gifts.
A wall of posters advertising movies.
An illustration of a swimmer.
A woman with a hat covering her face sitting in a chair between two paintings.
Widescreen image of the front of the Statue of Liberty in fog.
A black jacket with covered in words written with neon paint.  Some of the paint has dripped from the letters and is running down the jacket.
mothers
A crowd of people at an outside mall.
Family
A man with a canvas in front of him
Confetti on a rug.
An art work reflects the talent of the artist
A girl in make-up in front of a floral background.
Black capital letters in three lines that are stretched out to complete the width of each line.
Cats and dogs are awesome. Happy girl petting her cat
starving to death
a smiling man in blue
An illustration of a girl in a surreal, dark landscape with friendly looking ghosts and trees
A street scene with trees and a sign reading PULSE. In the background in a black and white police vehicle.
Ready to ride again? NYC bike rental and a man crossing the street.
on the border and man with moustache and goatee
A computer screen showing a room with shelves. There is a person with a stylus in their hand hovering over the computer screens.
A very colorful outdoors basketball court.  The floor has been painted with two huge blue and black cartoon heads and the area between and on the edges is painted pink, brown, yellow and red.
a rock mountain
blues eyes
People in building.
"Senior Citizen Concession"
park cartoon view
A close up of a woman's mouth where a person wearing latex gloves is putting a slide covered in blue gel on her mouth.
"Light is electromagnetic radiation"
A man chest deep in a pond using a lily pad as a pillow.
a stand with a mouth
young woman with fearful expression
A painting of a tall, strange, house.
three men speaking with each other
boy in nappy drinking bottle
A man is fixing a roof.  The roof is incomplete and requires repair.
cartoon villain
two brown-haired women in pink clothes
Two men are standing next to an old West movie set.  One is in costume as a businessman and the other is in a t-shirt and baseball hat with headphones on his neck.
four soldiers in a helicopter
Film lives here and a face.
People hanging out reading and talking
A Norwegian male and a cloud.
Lion sculpture facing left against black printed backdrop
A photo of a woman with short, straight, blue hair performing a specific sign for speaking in sign language.
a bull in a white woods
A man frowns while sitting in a library
different color cubes

Circuit Training: How Filmmakers Can Make the Most of Festivals

Creative Life

A long haired guy with another long hair and a man with glasses on his nose.
flat artwork of man's face
One blue book of Sylvia Plath poetry is on the right. One man dressed in 70s style clothing and other random and unrelated objects.
a woman speaking into a microphone with a black background
The old recordings makes you cherish the past
A man, woman, and a man with a dog in an art gallery.
Pool
a woman standing in front of bookshelves lined with books
Bearded man
A gentleman standing it what appears to be an art gallery
cartoon of people on cliff overlooking water
A Norwegian woman in a book shelf.
A person with light colored hair staring upward while sitting in front of colorful works of art.
diverse young ladies
Painting of cartoon child in chair
a man in white on a boat in a river with other boats
The writing is of a date
A lion in naive painting.
Hilary
Rugby guys at football.

SVA Semifinalists in the Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2016

SVA students and recent alumni receive 46 Semifinalist citations

A new art work to impress
fireman with hose and people in background
Letters in orange and a square
naked man with under pants only
Garbage
A blue background with the text "After School" in large, yellow letters.  Above that is "SVA NYC" in smaller, white letter and a white flower drawing between them.
"Monochrome describes paintings"
Two cartoon characters on an adventure together.
black woman

Meet Tomorrow's Design Leaders Today

SVA Alumni in 'Print' Magazine's New Visual Artists 2016

The best of people are those good to others
two man
A man stand in office
group of women
On the bare back of a person is the words " In One Person.
An older Asian lady with white hair and glasses sits in a room

SVA Around the Globe: Rome, Zurich, Oslo and More

Students talk about their experiences studying abroad

Boats on a narrow passage
An African American woman laughs.
wood panel design refrigerators
A male and female, looking at something, with an expression of shock, surprise, disbelief on their faces.
Lady in darkness, with a light directed at her face.
witches of America
many views
A smiling man on a split black and white background.
A child  playing with a dog  in a  desert place
green bird
after school shows
Dog owner
I am a hippo that wears many hats.
banner photograph of a young woman's profile

Cover Stories: Rebecca Schiff's 'The Bed Moved'

Color Commentary

The Bed Moved. That's what it writes.
New York City
A zebra trotting through a jungle.
A pile of animal stickers that are colored black, blue and white.
a guy with beard in a red hat.

Cover Stories: Jane Mayer's 'Dark Money'

Color Commentary

An eagle emblem and a pocket of dollars.
logo of School of Visual Arts in New York City
Lonely woman
African man outside in front of short brick wall
A painter makes his creation
cartoon fish with large eyes staring into the camera

Cover Stories: Lauren Beukes' 'Broken Monsters'

Color Commentary

A woman portrait with red specks of paint.

Wildlife Along the Israel-Palestine Border

Art Project Uses Surveillance Footage to Spark Reflection

Woman in a tank top and sunglasses looking a bit sad.
Two characters with brown and blonde hair near the water
Event ad for Animation film festival
troubled look
Art

Cover Stories: Christian Kracht's 'Imperium'

Color Commentary

imperium decal
There's a girl in the woods with her arms over her head, a serious expression on her face. The sunlight is bright, but the leaves are brown with autumn die-off.

SVA Premieres in L.A.

Inaugural Film Showcase Brings Students and Films to Hollywood

working together
Gap tooth
cartoon of biker on orange background
A variety of seven sterling silver skulls.
A silver robot with blue and red highlights.
Millhauser black and white striped graphic
A woman smiling
Ceramics

The Next Wave of Filmmakers Debut at SVA Premieres in Hollywood

Check out the stellar work of these recent SVA graduates

A royal dinner for the king of the ring

Studio Visits: Meeting Artists Where They Work

A black and blue splattered hardwood floor.
A woman and a man stare into the camera while they stand in front of a white backdrop. There is a hard light illuminating them from one side, casting their faces into shadow.

SVA Announces Inaugural Makers Market

Showcases the Best of SVA Product Innovation with 60 Vendors

Supplies
A corpse full of blood and with broken legs and a white scarf...Looks like Jesus.

Check Out These Hats: Serious Style at the Kentucky Derby

SVA alumnus on the ground on Louisville's biggest day

lady in red hat
An ox is currently being sheered in a room.

Making Multiple Careers Work for You

Creative Life

A girl and a t-shirt
Man sitting on tower using laptop.

Why Four Creatives Are Making Miami Home

Spotlight: Miami

flamingo girl

Artist Jason Bard Yarmosky on His Loving, Offbeat Portraits of His Grandparents

Portfolio: Jason Bard Yarmosky

OLD Woman old woman in black and white

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