Croatian Students Attend SVA Pre-College Program on Scholarship

Croatian Students Attend SVA Pre-College Program on Scholarship

August 1, 2014

Last month, SVA’s traveling exhibition of the College’s historic subway posters, “Underground Images,” was presented at the School of Applied Arts and Design (ŠPUD) in Zagreb, Croatia. This particular stop was special, because MFA Illustration as Visual Essay faculty member Mirko Ilić, who has designed several subway posters, is an alumnus of the high school. In conjunction with the exhibition in Zagreb, SVA offered scholarships to two exceptional ŠPUD students, allowing them to attend the College’s Pre-College Program this summer. Recently, SVA Close Up met with the recipients, Hana Reberski and Ivan Stanišić, to talk with them about their experience. Continue Reading…

Introducing “It’s Not Warming, It’s Dying”

Introducing “It’s Not Warming, It’s Dying”

August 1, 2014

A new campaign from SVA Acting Chairman and faculty member Milton Glaser aims to add urgency to the movement to reverse global warming before it’s too late. The campaign’s message is simple: It’s time to put away euphemisms like “global warming” or “climate change,” as they make the current situation sound benign, or even positive. Continue Reading…

SVA President David Rhodes Receives Spirit of New York Award

SVA President David Rhodes Receives Spirit of New York Award

July 31, 2014

David Rhodes, president of SVA since 1978, is the 2014 recipient of the Spirit of New York Award, which is given each year to an individual or organization with a demonstrated commitment to fostering creativity and protecting education, making New York City a more dynamic and diverse community. Continue Reading…