A black and white image of a man in a black jacket staring and looking at the camera with a faint smile.

SVA ​​Honors Design Legend Stefan Sagmeister with the 33rd Annual Masters Series Award and Exhibition

The Masters Series exhibition will run from August 29 to October 12 at SVA Galleries, supported by an artist talk at the SVA Theatre on September 18.

Maeri Ferguson
July 17, 2024
two small yellow birds drawn on a aqua-colored mural, green grass in the top of the image and concrete sidewalk below.

The Five: Ti West, Carol Bentel, and More SVA Artists in the Press

In this week’s roundup of SVA community members in the press, alumni and faculty make their mark on sports, film, design, public spaces and illustration.

Maeri Ferguson
July 16, 2024
People, smiling, and raising their arms, pose in front of the Annecy Festival sign in France.

2024 SVA Animation in Annecy and Paris

Another memorable trip was filled with festival events and screenings, school and studio visits—all connecting SVA Animation with the world.

Hsiang Chin Moe, Diego Guanzon and Angelica Vergel
July 9, 2024
Beautiful verdant and lush gardens in the south of Frances, rows of vibrant pink and red flowers in the foreground.

SVA Destinations: Drawing Art History in Southern France

Angie Wojak, executive director of SVA External Relations, discusses her experience on a recent SVA Destinations excursion.

Rodrigo Perez
July 9, 2024
A black and white photo of a man in a black shirt with grey hair wearing black glasses staring straight ahead at the camera.

Design Leader and Alumnus Randy J. Hunt Named Chair of MFA Design Program at SVA

Hunt, an alumnus of the program, succeeds founding co-chairs Steven Heller and Lita Talarico.

Maeri Ferguson
July 3, 2024
a colorful postcard collage with yellow, pink and green imagery that say "Verge Hotel" on them on a black background.

Top Projects on SVA Portfolios for June 2024

Last month’s projects include a Risograph design treatment for a hotel business in Havana, Cuba, a concept cover for “The New Yorker” and more.

July 2, 2024
 A large group is gathered around a table, talking at a 1950s dinner party. The group includes three lingerie models wearing priest’s collar necklaces.

July 2024 Exhibitions and Events at SVA

This month brings thesis exhibitions, summer student showcases, and more.

Maeri Ferguson
July 1, 2024
A man with a beard in a white t-shirt smiles and looks directly at the camera.

Introducing Andrew (Dru) Alvez, Sr., SVA’s New Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Alvez comes to the School of Visual Arts from Union College, the second-oldest institution of higher education in New York State.

Maeri Ferguson
June 27, 2024
A man with pencil thin mustache and sunglasses, wearing a electric blue suit smiles at the camera.

The Five: Murray Hill, Gail Anderson and More SVA Artists in the Press

This week’s press roundup spotlights alumni features in ‘The New York Times,’ ‘Print’ and more

Maeri Ferguson
June 26, 2024
Four spreads of a sketchbook with a variety of different colorful gouache paint illustrations.

Drawn from Life: SVA Alumnus Selina Alko Embraces Complexity in her Picture Books

In her books for young readers, the illustrator addresses difficult subjects with warmth and sensitivity.

Claire Lui
June 20, 2024