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
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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