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SVA ContinuEd: Reinvention 2019

Create - Connect - Community with SVA Continuing Education

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Third Annual Art & Activism

Takin' It to the Streets with SVA Continuing Education

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Further Your Education This Fall

Sign up for a Continuing Education Class this Semester at SVA

diagram showing how to draw human figure

Faculty Feature: Stacy Mehrfar

Photographing photographs people, places, protests

Here is a photo of a long-haired person looking on at a crowded protest.

Art Museum Preview: Fall 2019

Back to school, back to art

A person in a superman costume crawls along a manhattan sidewalk.

Student Profile: Nivia Hernandez

SVACE Student Nivia Hernandez Captures Portraits in Guatemala

Here is a  photo of an elderly person in Guatemala.

Art for All with the Hetrick-Martin Institute and SVACE

Sing for Hope LGBTQ Youth Design a Public Piano

Here is a colorful, painted piano designed by LGBTQ youth.

Drawing as Social Practice

Tirtzah Bassel takes drawing to the streets for SVA Continuing Education

Here is a black and white drawing by Catherine Kunkemueller.

Peter Hristoff

Generosity in Practice

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SVA ContinuEd: Summer Art Tips

Hit the streets of Brooklyn for community, creativity, and spectacles

New Yorkers congregate in a park for picnics and sunshine.

Fresh Air, Fresh Art

Out of the studio and into the streets this summer at SVACE

Students walk together along a path in the High Line Park, NYC.

SVACE Picks: Summer Museum Preview


Here is a detail of a drawing by Keith Haring, featuring a yellow figure literally coming out of the closet.

Faculty Feature: Anita Zeppetelli

Branding New York City and Identities

Here is a design by Abel Coss, with typography reading “Non conformist New York”.

Faculty Feature: Alicia Grullón

Risk-Taking and Radicalism with an Artist-Activist

Artist Alicia Grullon brandishes a musket at a revolutionary war demonstration.

The Future Slips Out

An Interview with Artist Christie Blizard

A woman mask against a rainbow background

Merve Denizci's Tainted Dreamscapes

An eerie portrait of a girl with wide eyes standing nude in an empty room

Faculty Feature: Peter Hristoff

The Artist reflects on Generosity in Practice

Here is an array of framed drawings on the wall, art by Peter Hristoff.

Art & Activism: Rage, Courage and Care

The SVACE community makes art for the urgent issues of our time

Here is a painted portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in profile.

Department Feature: MFA Art Practice

An Advanced Degree for a Changing Art World

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Student Feature: James Falciano

An Artist’s Vision in Florals

Here is artwork by student James Falciano, featuring a colorful, photo-derived portrait of Marsha P. Johnson

Faculty Feature: Monica Wellington’s Class

Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Returns to SVA to Teach

A student smiles in the classroom of Monica Wellington

SVACE Picks: Spring Museum Preview

Spring forward in New York’s new art shows

Here isa detail of a colorful, abstract painting by artist Al Loving.

Student Feature: Danielle Durchslag


Here is photo of SVACE student Danielle Durchslag.

Catching Up

Filmmaker and Painter Get Reacquainted and Collaborate

a woman is looking at a painting

Design Expanded

Up close with MFA Products of Design

Here is customizable furniture from Dot & Dash, created in MFA Products of Design by 2018 graduate Sowmya Iyer. Customers can repurpose discarded items using the modular design to create unique pieces of furniture to suit different contexts.

On Acting Audition Success

How an SVACE acting course helped Matthew Oakley

Here is an artful portrait of Matthew Oakley holding a vintage camera.

Faculty Feature: Itziar Barrio

Moving Beyond Genres with the interdisciplinary artist

Participants assemble around microphones, cameras, and more in Itziar Barrio’s performance, “The Perils of Obedience."

SVACE Picks: Winter Museum Preview

Get warm with hot art shows this winter

Here is a detail of Robert Mapplethorpe’s self portrait, in which he wears a leather jacket and smokes a cigarette.

The Tools of the Future: Here Now

A closer look at SVA’s Visible Futures Lab

Faculty member John Heida and student Ronald B. Komer work at a laptop to analyze a 2D model.

In the Jewelry Studio

A Polished New Look with SVA Continuing Education Jewelry courses

A student sits at a work table to create handcrafted jewelry.

Art & Activism: I Am An Artist

Finding Inspiration in An Iconic Poster

Typographic poster design reading “I Am An Artist."

Faculty Feature: Felipe Galindo, Cartoons and Activism

“Feggo” looks at art, cartooning, and culture

Illustration by Felipe Galindo of immigration authorities arresting the Statue of Liberty.

A Photographer Focuses on Gun Violence Survivors

With Photographer Kathy Shorr and "SHOT: The 101​”

Kathy Shorr’s photo of an African American woman covering her face with her hands.

Art & Activism: What’s in Store

With Video highlights from Art & Activism 2017

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Art and Activism: Andrew Castrucci

Meet the artist and SVACE faculty member

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Walk the Walk

Participatory Walks with Todd Shalom of SVACE

A group of students walking through birch trees.

Faculty Feature: Jade Doskow’s Visual Lens

Capturing New York’s Architecture

Photo of a tugboat on the Hudson River.

Faculty Feature: Elise Engler

A Studio without Walls

Elise Engler's drawing of a NYC street and bridge.

Making Maps, Finding Ways

SVA alum David Leutert on Mapping Manhattan

Detail of a map of Manhattan by David Leutert.

Spotlight: MFA Social Documentary Film

A student works in an film editing room.

Summer Museum Roundup

What’s happening this summer in NYC Museums

Artwork by David Wojnarowicz

The Art of Visual Storytelling

Students utilize backlighting to re-create a look from Blade Runner

Blue tinted photograph is a woman through glass, one solid light reflected in the middle of the image.

Design with People Skills

Students  from college taking a picture

Student Profile: Katie Earle with Oge Erike


Autumn trees which look like sakura. And buildings.

Faculty Feature: Martin Abrahams

An Instructor's Journey from Fine Arts to Teaching Animation

Splash page panel of noir graphic novel.

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