SVA Names Alumnus and Artist Riccardo Vecchio Chair of MFA Illustration as Visual Essay

Vecchio succeeds Marshall Arisman, the program’s founder, who passed away last year.

August 25, 2023
A middle-aged man with grey/white hair in a dark blue shirt looking at the camera upon a black background.

Award-winning artist and School of Visual Arts alumnus Riccardo Vecchio has been named chair of the College’s MFA Illustration as Visual Essay program.

Credit: Nir Arieli