Updates on the Fall 2020 Semester
News and information about SVA’s plans for online instruction and more.

Admissions Counselors

To assist prospective students in finding out whether SVA offers the best fit for their educational and creative goals, the College offers a wide range of activities and opportunities to learn about the largest independent college of art in the country. SVA invites you to contact an admissions counselor directly.

A portrait of Senior Admissions Counselor Jonathan Chun.
Jonathan Chun
Senior Admissions Counselor
Majors: Animation; Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects
A portrait of Admissions Counselor Jennifer Lloyd.
Jennifer Lloyd
Admissions Counselor
Majors: Illustration, Cartooning
A portrait of admissions counselor Katharine McCaffrey.
Katharine McCaffrey
Admissions Counselor
Majors: Photography & Video, Film
Hank Ehrenfried
Admissions Counselor
Majors: Fine Arts, Interior Design: Built Environments, Visual and Critical Studies
Leyi Duan
Admissions Counselor
Majors: Advertising, Design

Leadership Team

The Admissions Team offers resources and support for prospective and matriculating SVA students. SVA invites you to contact a team member directly; to do so, browse the above “Admissions Counselors” section and contact the counselor who most closely fits your needs. General admissions inquiries may also be directed to or 212.592.2100.

A portrait of Admissions Director Matthew Farina.
Matthew Farina
Director
Undergraduate & Graduate Admissions
A portrait of Associate Admissions Director Jon Nutting.
Jon Nutting
Associate Director
Undergraduate Admissions
A portrait of Associate Admissions Director Quinn Dukes.
Quinn Dukes
Associate Director
Undergraduate Visitor Services & Events
A portrait of Assistant Admissions Director Steve Birnbaum.
Steve Birnbaum
Assistant Director
Media & Promotion
A portrait of Assistant Admissions Director Sophie Holland.
Sophie Holland
Assistant Director
Undergraduate Processing
A portrait of Admissions Coordinator Jacob Prescott.
Jacob Prescott
Assistant Director
Special Programs
Portrait of Asha Sheshadri
Asha Sheshadri
Manager
Transfer Admissions
A portrait of Assistant Manager of Admissions Michelle Rossman.
Michelle Rossman
Assistant Manager
Undergraduate Processing
A portrait of Admissions Coordinator Erin Carr.
Erin Carr
Coordinator
Visitor Services
A portrait of Admissions Coordinator Nishat Chowdhury.
Nishat Chowdhury
Coordinator
Undergraduate Processing
A portrait of Admissions Coordinator Casey Krosser.
Casey Krosser
Coordinator
Undergraduate Processing
A portrait of Admissions Coordinator Selu Sky Lark.
Selu Sky Lark
Coordinator
Undergraduate Processing
A portrait of Administrative Assistant of Admissions Sophie Porter-Hyatt.
Sophie Porter-Hyatt
Administrative Assistant
Visitor Services