SVA Faculty and Alumni Honored by MacArthur Foundation, Hirshhorn Museum and ArtPrize

SVA Faculty and Alumni Honored by MacArthur Foundation, Hirshhorn Museum and ArtPrize

November 20, 2014

Members of the SVA community recently earned two MacArthur grants, an ArtPrize Award, and a major appointment at the Hirshhorn Museum.

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Q&A with SVA Alumnus Steven Loring on His Doc ‘The Age of Love’

Q&A with SVA Alumnus Steven Loring on His Doc ‘The Age of Love’

November 19, 2014

Steven Loring’s (MFA 2012 Social Documentary Film) The Age of Love (watch a trailer below) recently had its New York City premiere at the SVA Theatre as part of DOC NYC, the largest and most prestigious documentary film festival in the U.S. Loring’s film follows 30 recently widowed, long-divorced or never-married 70- to 90-year-olds as they prepare for a speed dating event for seniors. SVA Close Up caught up with the alumnus via email recently to find out more. Continue Reading…

We Tell Stories: Q&A with SVA Faculty Member and Alumnus Paul Hoppe

We Tell Stories: Q&A with SVA Faculty Member and Alumnus Paul Hoppe

November 18, 2014

In the “We Tell Stories” exhibition (at the SVA Chelsea Gallery through December 17), an entire display case is devoted to a freewheeling comic anthology series called Rabid Rabbit. Widely admired in the illustration community, the series was co-founded in 2005 by Paul Hoppe and fellow  MFA Illustration as Visual Essay students and alumni. Continue Reading…