Clubs register on a semesterly basis with the Student Engagement and Leadership office and are organized through the Visual Arts Student Association (VASA). A list of active clubs for the current semester can be downloaded using the link under the Resources section of this page (bottom).
Students can join any registered club or participate in club-sponsored activities. If a student has a particular interest they can create a club, if it does not currently exist. Clubs are not active during the summer term.
For questions regarding clubs or requests for information about club registration, please email email@example.com, or contact Kayla Vogel, Coordinator of Student Engagement and Leadership at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Club Directory Spring 2020
The Asian American Student Union promotes Asian American awareness and education, encouraging our culture within the SVA community. We will celebrate our diverse Asian backgrounds from all over the world with fun, informative and social events. All are welcome to join us!
Empowers, unites and shares knowledge among those who identify with the African Diaspora — the global communities that have resulted by descent from the historical migrations of Africans. All are welcome to join the conversation!
Unites students with a shared love for comics and cartoons. Its mission is to foster a spirit of camaraderie among cartoonists of all majors while strengthening ties to the larger cartoon sphere. Cartoon Allies has tables at multiple major conventions and hosts the annual comics festival Fresh Meat. It also provides SVA students with access to professional guest lectures and panels related to the professional cartooning career path.
The D&D Club will host game sessions as well as workshops to help you build characters, develop settings and cultivate your dungeon master skills. From experienced DMs to total newcomers — all are welcome!
Aims to build a community of artists (all majors invited) who are interested in getting together to improve their drawing ability and build stronger bonds with their fellow students.
We will screen and have discussions on a diverse array of films from around the world. All opinions are welcome. Students may also showcase their own short films if they want to. Film will be a zone to chill and chat about cinema.
Provides an opportunity to learn and appreciate Latino/Hispanic culture through games, music and food. Its aim is to bring not only Latino/Hispanic students at SVA together but also to promote the culture and inspire their own personal projects.
Provides students with a community space to share LGBT experiences with fellow students, educational resources related to queer culture and safe sex, and a platform for students to be activists within the community. Activities will consist of regular group meetings, organized events and informative presentations.
Offers members the opportunity to come together and play and discover different tabletop games. Meetings will include instruction on game-design technique and self-publishing using crowdfunding.
The SVA Zine club will explore all things zines! Zines are small, self-published booklets of art, writing or well...anything! We will learn about zines, make mini-zines and ultimately make one large collective zine per semester in this club! For updates and more info, check us out on Twitter and Instagram.
Provides a unique opportunity to practice and learn about a lesser known art form. This club aims to dispel taxidermy's reputation as a cruel practice by educating it's members about the process of bringing animals back to life and preserving their beauty after death.
An approved organization based in SVA. The club will work with a year-long curriculum that empowers students to educate themselves about global humanitarian issues with educational resources and hands-on activities, including fundraising, travel and more.
A collective of veteran-artists whose work reflects their personal experiences as a way to shape their artistic practices.
Women in Animation aims to inspire and motivate young female students in the community as well as create opportunities to learn about the industry from the talented women who know it best through various workshops and events.