Each year brings a new crop of books by SVA alumni and faculty—titles that span an array of genres and reader interests. Below are some notable recent publications from the College's community, for all the bookworms on your "nice list" this year—and to see this year's list of other gift ideas, click here.
Happy holidays from the School of Visual Arts!
Ages 8 – 12
Scholastic; hardcover/paperback/e-book, $24.99/$12.99/$7.99
Other recent children's/young adult titles by SVA alumni:
Ages 6 – 10
Peachtree Publishing; hardcover, $12.73
Ages 8 – 11
Henry Holt and Co.; hardcover/paperback/e-book, $15.29/$7.99/$9.99
Written by Erin Entrada Kelly; illustrated by Lian Cho (BFA 2019 Illustration)
Ages 8 – 12
Greenwillow Books; hardcover, $16.99; e-book, $9.99
Written by Matthew Farina (MFA 2014 Art Writing and Criticism; director, SVA Admissions); illustrated by Doug Salati (MFA 2014 Illustration as Visual Essay; faculty, Pre-College and English and the Visual Arts)
Ages 3 – 5; hardcover/e-book, $11.72/$10.99
Jerry Craft (BFA 1984 Media Arts)
Ages 8 – 12
HarperCollins; hardcover/paperback/audio/e-book, $21.99/$12.99/$13.99/$10.99
By Joe Quesada (BFA 1984 Media Arts)
Marvel Universe; hardcover, $50
This book collects selected art and sketches by Quesada, now the EVP creative director at Marvel Entertainment, from his years as an illustrator for the company.
Other recent comics series, one-offs and collected editions by SVA alumni:
IDW Publishing; paperback/e-book, $4.99/$1.99 per issue
Dark Horse Comics; paperback, $4.99
Written by Andy Diggle; illustrated by Shawn Martinbrough (BFA 1993 Illustration)
Comixology Originals; e-book, $2.99 per issue
Image Comics; paperback/e-book, $3.99/$1.99 per issue
Voracious; hardcover/e-book, $24.99/$16.99
It's been a busy year for "cookbook legends" Hirsheimer and Hamilton: the pair published their latest collection of recipes and celebrated the opening of their restaurant, Canal House Station, in Milford, New Jersey.
Other recent cookbooks by SVA alumni:
Cal Peternell (BFA 1987 Fine Arts)
HarperCollins; hardcover/e-book, $25.99/$10.99
CRC Press; paperback, $36.90; e-book, $34.99
Abrams Books; hardcover/e-book, $35/$14.27
Edited by Joseph Maida (chair, BFA Photography and Video); books by BFA Photography alumni Zak Krevitt (2014), Molly Matalon (2014), Cory Olsen (2014), Pat O'Malley (2014), Tim Schutsky (2015) and Caroline Tompkins (2014)
Convoke; limited-edition set of seven books with slipcase, $100
A collection of books featuring the work of six young photographers, all of them former students of editor Joseph Maida.
Other recent fine-art and photography books by SVA alumni and faculty:
Abrams Books; hardcover/e-book, $35/$22.16
Kris Graves Projects; limited-edition hardcover, $40
Convoke; paperback, $40
Columbia University Press; hardcover/e-book, $34.95/$33.99
Renowned magazine designers Bernard and Glaser (The Atlantic, The Nation, Time) reflect on their careers in the industry.
Other new nonfiction titles by SVA alumni and faculty:
Penguin Press; hardcover/audio/e-book, $26/$17.50/$12.99
Semiotext(e)/Native Agents; paperback/e-book, $10.22/$9.71
University of Kentucky Press; hardcover/e-book, $36.37/$23.99
Celebrate motorcycles and "moto" culture with Motoveli, which publishes each issue in limited editions and sells online and in select New York City shops.
Other periodicals founded and run by SVA alumni:
This feature includes content from the fall 2018, spring 2019 and fall/winter 2019 editions of the Visual Arts Journal.