Illustration by SVA Student Eros Dervishi Published by ‘The New York Times’

Illustration by SVA Student Eros Dervishi Published by ‘The New York Times’

April 24, 2015

BFA Illustration faculty member Stephen Savage (MFA 1996 Illustration as Visual Essay) regularly teaches a course on “spots”—newspaper and magazine illustrations that mirror the content of a story. When he introduced a student competition last year with the prize of publishing work in The New York Times, it seemed like an opportunity that was too good to be true. Continue Reading…

SVA Faculty Member Malcolm Lightner Documents Swamp Buggy Racing

SVA Faculty Member Malcolm Lightner Documents Swamp Buggy Racing

April 23, 2015

Mile O’ Mud, a forthcoming photo book by Malcolm Lightner, documents the world of swamp buggy racing, a subculture unique to Lightner’s hometown of Naples, Florida. SVA Close Up recently spoke with the longtime BFA Photography faculty member, who is also the department’s director of operations, to learn more about his project and the little-known sport. Continue Reading…

SVA Faculty Member Paola Antonelli Awarded 2015 AIGA Medal

SVA Faculty Member Paola Antonelli Awarded 2015 AIGA Medal

April 22, 2015

MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism and MFA Products of Design faculty member Paola Antonelli has been awarded a prestigious AIGA Medal, the highest honor in the design field. Continue Reading…