For over seven decades, School of Visual Arts has developed career-seeking artists into the industry’s foremost creative professionals.
Journey from Cartoonists and Illustrators School's humble origins to the modern-day SVA we know and love.
Awards and Honors
School of Visual Arts — aka SVA — is a top ranked and award winning art university; since 1947, the institution has been a leader in creative higher education.
Information on SVA’s board of directors and directors of administrative offices & departments.
Explore SVA’s annual events, including Orientation, Accepted Students Day, The Masters Series and more.
Learn about SVA's strategic plan for the next five years, its mission and core values, and its goal of educating future generations of creative citizens.
The School of Visual Arts Archives documents the history of the College and provides source material for those who seek to evaluate the impact of its activities within the context of the institution as well as on the art and design communities at large.
Working at SVA
Among our administrative staff, artists and non-artists alike, inspiration gives way to new ideas, collaborative influence and better solutions.