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Five SVA Faculty Accounts to Follow on Instagram

Rodrigo Perez
August 5, 2021
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of July 2021

July 29, 2021
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Viktor Koen Named Chair of SVA’s BFA Illustration & BFA Cartooning Departments

Maeri Ferguson
July 1, 2021
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of June 2021

June 30, 2021
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LGBTQ SVA Picks Pride-Friendly Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

June 3, 2021
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of May 2021

A roundup of the most-discussed SVA community art on Behance

May 28, 2021
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Celebrate SVA’s Class of 2021 with ‘Visual Opinion: Graduation’

The student-run magazine features art and writing by undergraduates and graduates in the College’s various programs.

Srishti Dass and Ori Haiblum
May 14, 2021
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Portfolio: Ryan J. Brady

The artist and SVA alumnus talks about his abstract, irregularly shaped works

Dan Halm
May 5, 2021
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What’s in Store: + Much More

Relax + Unwind | For the Home | Fashion | Arts, Crafts + More | Food + Drink

May 5, 2021
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What’s in Store: Shop Keepers

Three SVA alumni–owned shops that have persevered in a daunting time for brick-and-mortar retail

Michelle Mackin
May 5, 2021
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Tech Tonic

SVA faculty and students take on the challenge of tech-based remote education with creativity and an open mind

Maeri Ferguson and Greg Herbowy
May 5, 2021
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Alumni Affairs: In Memoriam

Remembering the SVA community members we’ve lost

May 5, 2021
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What’s in Store: Look + Listen

Movies, TV and podcasts by alumni and faculty of the School of Visual Arts

May 5, 2021
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What’s in Store: Shelf Liners

Recent publications by SVA alumni and faculty

May 5, 2021
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News and events from around the School of Visual Arts

May 5, 2021
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SVA Alumni Society News

Message from the Director | Alumni Scholarship Awards | Donors | Corporate Partners for the Arts

May 5, 2021
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Alumni Affairs: Notes + Exhibitions

The latest professional news from the SVA alumni community

May 5, 2021
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This May at SVA: Upcoming Virtual Events and Exhibitions

Maeri Ferguson
April 30, 2021
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‘In Solidarity’: SVA Celebrates Its Asian and Asian American Communities With a New Student Exhibition

April 15, 2021
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Introducing ‘Visual Opinion’ Vol. 27, Issue 2: ‘Work in Progress’

The magazine features art and writing by undergraduates and graduates in the College’s various programs.

Srishti Dass and Ori Haiblum
April 7, 2021
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of March 2021

April 5, 2021
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5 SVA Community Accounts to Follow on Instagram Now

Rodrigo Perez
March 11, 2021
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SVA Departments Score with Sundance Awards & NAACP Image Award Nominations

Rodrigo Perez
February 9, 2021
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New SVA Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Michelle Mackin
December 14, 2020
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New SVA Products to Gift This Holiday Season

Michelle Mackin
December 8, 2020
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SVA’s Murals of Hope Remind Us ‘We’re All in This Together’

December 3, 2020
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of November 2020

December 1, 2020
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of October 2020

November 4, 2020
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SVA Faculty Member Edel Rodriguez on His Political Art, the Election and Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Rodrigo Perez
October 28, 2020
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SVA Faculty Yuko Shimizu Discusses Her ‘Defend Democracy’ Poster

Rodrigo Perez
October 23, 2020
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On View in October: SVA Alumni and Student Work, Online and at Brooklyn’s Photoville

Maeri Ferguson
October 6, 2020
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SVA and New York Comic-Con: 2020 Preview

Emma Drew
September 30, 2020
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SVA Faculty: What I Did During Summer Quarantine

September 28, 2020
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Shawn Martinbrough Talks His New ‘Great Fire’ Illustrations in ‘Vanity Fair’

Emma Drew
September 17, 2020
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of August 2020

August 31, 2020
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of July 2020

August 3, 2020
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of June 2020

June 30, 2020
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SVA Community Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement Pt. 2

June 25, 2020
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The Mysterious, Mythmaking Art of Ali Banisadr

Greg Herbowy
June 18, 2020
SVA’s Class of 2020 Document Their Virtual Graduation [Video]

SVA’s Class of 2020 Document Their Virtual Graduation [Video]

June 12, 2020
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Graphic Novels to Read as Quarantine Continues

May 19, 2020
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The 2020 Graduation Issue of ‘Visual Opinion’ Is Now Online

SVA’s student-run magazine features art and writing by undergraduates and graduates in the College’s various programs.

Srishti Dass
May 14, 2020
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This May at SVA: Upcoming Virtual Talks and Exhibitions

Maeri Ferguson
May 6, 2020
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of April 2020

April 30, 2020
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2020 Alumni Scholarship Award Winner: Ming Wang

"Don't limit yourself to what you already know"

April 28, 2020
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Introducing the Spring/Summer 2020 ‘Visual Arts Journal’

April 17, 2020
We’re All in This Together: Student Perspectives on COVID-19

We’re All in This Together: Student Perspectives on COVID-19

SVA students weigh in on how they’re coping with the new normal.

April 16, 2020
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Meet Your 2020 – 2021 VASA Leaders

VASA continues to engage the student body remotely and shares plans for next year.

Michelle Mackin
April 15, 2020
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SVA Community Responses to the Coronavirus: Part 4

Michelle Mackin
April 14, 2020
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Introducing the Spring 2020 “SVA Style”

April 7, 2020
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of March 2020

April 1, 2020
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SVA Community Responses to the Coronavirus: Part 3

Rodrigo Perez
March 31, 2020
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SVA Alumni-Made Children's Books For Kids

March 26, 2020
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SVA Watch List: 13 TV Shows and Movies to Binge During Quarantine

Streamable content by SVA alumni and faculty members

Michelle Mackin
March 24, 2020
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SVA Community Responses to the Coronavirus

March 17, 2020
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SVA's 'Here We Are' Exhibition Explores Themes of Blackness

February 6, 2020
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of January 2020

January 31, 2020
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SVA Galleries Returns to Untitled, ART San Francisco for the Second Year

Danielle Peters
January 16, 2020
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of December 2019

January 3, 2020
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New SVA Books to Gift This Holiday Season

December 13, 2019
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SVA Presents Emerging Artists at Miami Art Week 2019

Mae Ferguson
December 2, 2019
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of November 2019

November 27, 2019
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What To Watch This Holiday Season

Screen time with SVA alumni and faculty

November 26, 2019
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SVA Alumnus Koren Shadmi on ‘The Twilight Man,’ a Graphic Novel about Rod Serling

Michelle Mackin
October 15, 2019
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of September 2019

September 30, 2019
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SVA and New York Comic-Con: 2019 Preview

Emma Drew
September 27, 2019
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2019 SVA Masters Series Honoree Steve Brodner on Political Satire, Yesterday and Today

Bridget Badore
September 20, 2019
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Introducing the 2019 – 2020 SVA Shuttle

September 18, 2019
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Exhibition Preview: SVA's "Art and Revelry" in Provence

Joyce Rutter Kaye
September 6, 2019
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Back to School: Things To Do At SVA This Fall

September 3, 2019
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of August 2019

August 29, 2019
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SVA and Flame Con: 2019 Preview

Danielle Peters
August 15, 2019
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The Moody, Cinematic Comics of SVA Alumnus Shawn Martinbrough

Emma Drew
August 9, 2019
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SVA and San Diego Comic-Con: 2019 Preview

Emma Drew
July 16, 2019
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Voices @ SVA: BFA Illustration Student Sofiya Kuzmina

July 10, 2019
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of June 2019

June 28, 2019
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SVA Alumnus and Gelato Genius Meredith Kurtzman

Michelle Mackin
June 13, 2019
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of May 2019

June 3, 2019
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SVA Cribs: Take a Look Inside the 23rd Street Residence

Danielle Peters
May 15, 2019
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Alumni Scholarship Award Winner's Book Explores Courage, Empathy and Creativity

"Don’t be afraid to try something new and fail, you’re still young and one failure doesn’t mean the end of everything."

May 8, 2019
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of April 2019

April 30, 2019
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SVA Art Therapy Alumnus Julia Volonts Receives A 2019-2020 Fulbright Award

Emma Drew
April 18, 2019
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SVA Subway Series: Jonathon Rosen Combines Art and Bio-Mechanical Work [Video]

Danielle Peters
April 16, 2019
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Introducing the Spring 2019 "Visual Arts Journal"

April 11, 2019
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Satirist and SVA Faculty Member Steve Brodner to Receive 2019 Masters Series Honors

Folake Ologunja
March 28, 2019
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of February 2019

March 4, 2019
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Let's Talk: SVA Alumni Affairs' Latest Panel Focuses on LGBTQ Identity and Creativity

Emma Drew
February 22, 2019
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Alumni Scholarship Awards 2019: Supporting Bold and Honest Stories

68 SVA STUDENTS AWARDED $60,000 WORTH OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THEIR ORIGINAL PROJECTS

Michelle Mackin
February 13, 2019
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of January 2019

January 29, 2019
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SVA Alumni are All Over the 2019 Oscar Nominations

Emma Drew
January 28, 2019
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SVA Galleries to Debut at Untitled, Art Fair in San Francisco

Emma Drew
January 15, 2019
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SVA Subway Series: Julia Rothman Says Protest Is Art [Video]

Emma Drew
December 14, 2018
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New SVA Books to Gift this Holiday Season 2018

Michelle Mackin
December 4, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of November 2018

November 30, 2018
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SVA at Miami Art Week 2018: From Pop-ups to the Big Tents

Emma Drew
November 29, 2018
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SVA Features: Alumnus James Jean Talks Creativity, Inspiration and More

Rodrigo Perez
November 27, 2018
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SVA Makers Market Holiday Fair Sneak Preview

Emma Drew
November 8, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of October 2018

October 31, 2018
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My First Year: SVA Student Sofiya Kuzmina

We asked some new undergraduates to tell us how they got here and how their SVA experience is going so far

October 17, 2018
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SVA and New York Comic Con 2018

October 16, 2018
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SVA Gets Politically Charged For 'Art As Witness'

October 4, 2018
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SVA and New York Comic-Con: 2018 Preview

Emma Drew
October 2, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of September 2018

October 1, 2018
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The Art of Sharing: SVA Artists Get the Spotlight in Saint-Rémy de Provence

Emma Drew
September 14, 2018
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Five Awesome Films You Can't Miss at SVA's After School Special 2018

Spotlighting the high caliber of talent produced by SVA's academic programs

September 6, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of August 2018

August 27, 2018
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SVA Alum Molly Ostertag Celebrates The Queer Geekdom Of Flame Con

Emma Drew
August 14, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of July 2018

July 30, 2018
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SVA and San Diego Comic-Con: 2018 Preview

Emma Drew
July 19, 2018
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We Graduated from SVA 2018 [Video]

July 12, 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."

Dan Halm
July 2, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of June 2018

Danielle Peters
June 25, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most-Discussed Projects of May 2018

May 31, 2018
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SVA's Subway Series Posters Win 2019 Graphis Poster Awards

Michelle Mackin
May 16, 2018
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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.

Rodrigo Perez
May 11, 2018
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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."

April 20, 2018
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SVA Subway Series: Illustration Faculty Chris Buzelli Explains His Process [Video]

Buzelli’s riff on the iconic subway series is surreal and employs his trademark love of animals.

Emma Drew
April 16, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of March 2018

March 30, 2018
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SVA Destinations Takes a Walking Tour of Paris Impressionists

The College’s annual series of arts abroad programs contextualizes Impressionism

Folake A. Ologunja
March 13, 2018
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SVA Alumni Celebrate Their Oscar Wins

Rodrigo Perez
March 2, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of February 2018

February 20, 2018
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Alumni Scholarship Awards 2018: Making the Impossible Possible

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

February 14, 2018
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of January 2018

SVA Portfolios

January 30, 2018
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SVA Faculty Member Edel Rodriguez's Fiery and Furious Political Satire

Edel Rodriguez

Rodrigo Perez
January 25, 2018
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SVA Portfolios Year in Review: The Most-Discussed Projects of 2017

December 18, 2017
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Shelf Liners for Your 'Nice' List

Michelle Mackin
December 11, 2017
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SVA Gifts for Everyone on Your 'Nice' List

Michelle Mackin
December 5, 2017
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SVA on View at Miami Art Week 2017

Emma Drew
December 1, 2017
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of November 2017

November 21, 2017
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New 'Joes@Moe's' Serves Up Political Illustrator and SVA Faculty Member Steve Brodner [Video]

Emma Drew
November 20, 2017
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'Street Smart': SVA's Latest Alumni Exhibition Showcases City-Inspired Art and Design

November 17, 2017
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Comic Con Panel: Creating a Career in Animation [Video]

Lauren Palmer
October 11, 2017
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SVA at New York Comic Con 2017: Alumni, Admissions, Cartoon Allies, and More

Lauren Palmer
October 4, 2017
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of August 2017

August 28, 2017
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of July 2017

July 26, 2017
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of June 2017

June 26, 2017
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of March 2017

March 24, 2017
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of February 2017

February 24, 2017
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New York Winter Exhibition Highlights: TM Davy and Marcia Lippman

Emma Drew
January 31, 2017
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of January 2017

January 25, 2017
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Life Illustrated: The Importance of ‘Women Who Draw’

Emma Drew
January 18, 2017
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Celebrity Ink: SVA’s Jenai Chin Talks Tattooing Superstars

January 11, 2017
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Dive Into Illustrator Yuko Shimizu’s New NYC Subway Posters [Video]

Emma Drew
December 16, 2016
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Highlights from SVA at Miami Art Week 2016

December 8, 2016
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of November 2016

November 28, 2016
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SVA on View at Miami Art Week 2016

November 18, 2016
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of October 2016

October 26, 2016
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of September 2016

September 26, 2016
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'Question everything…': 10 Tips for Incoming Art and Design Students from Recent SVA Grads

Ken Switzer
August 26, 2016
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of August 2016

August 25, 2016
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of July 2016

July 27, 2016
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Before and After SVA: Kjersti Faret on Shifting Creative Gears, Being Her Own Boss and More

June 22, 2016
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Exploring Myth, Ritual, Beauty and Magic: Meet Illustrator Xia Gordon

May 2, 2016
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SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of April 2016

April 28, 2016
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Why Four Creatives Are Making Miami Home

Spotlight: Miami

Carla Torres
April 22, 2016
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Artist Jason Bard Yarmosky on His Loving, Offbeat Portraits of His Grandparents

Portfolio: Jason Bard Yarmosky

Dan Halm
April 22, 2016