Introducing the Fall 2018 “Visual Arts Journal”
October 23, 2018
The cover of the fall 2018 "Visual Arts Journal," featuring a painting of by alumnus Gary Simmons.
A magazine cover featuring a red-and-white painting of a burning high-rise building set against a blank sky.
The cover of the fall 2018 Visual Arts Journal, featuring Gary Simmons′ Fox Plaza Inferno, 2007, pigment, oil paint and cold wax on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

In the next few days, the fall 2018 issue of SVA’s magazine, Visual Arts Journal, will find its way to some 37,000 mailboxes all over the world, delivering the latest news and features to the College’s growing alumni community, prospective students and their parents, and current students and faculty. The full issue is also on the Journal′s page on Issuu—where anyone can read, share or download the publication—and select articles will run here in the coming weeks, on SVA’s homepage.

A larger-than-life cartoon character stands and smiles in a wrecked grocery store, faced by two normal-sized characters.

A still from Cartoon Network’s series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes. Courtesy of Cartoon Network.

Here are some highlights to look out for, in the print edition and online:

- A profile of celebrated artist Gary Simmons (BFA 1988 Fine Arts), whose installation Fade to Black is on view at the California African American Museum, in Los Angeles, through the end of the year.

- A portfolio of photographs by Lissa Rivera (MFA 2009 Photography, Video and Related Media).

Skowhegan Summer Residency.

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Derick Melander, Tollens (back view), 2015, secondhand clothing, antiques, wooden armature. Courtesy of the artist.

For more information on the Visual Arts Journal, click here.