Two members of the SVA staff are participating in a pair of similarly themed events: BFA Illustration and Cartooning Department Chair Thomas Woodruff is part of a panel discussion at the Fifth Annual New York City Erotic Art Fair Weekend. On Sunday, May 22, Woodruff will talk on the cultural influence of pioneering gay erotic artist Tom of Finland and his successors. The panel will take place at 3pm at the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, 208 West 13th Street. For more information and admission prices, click here.
Also, alumnus and staff member JP Forrest (assistant to the chair, MFA Fine Arts; MFA 2000 Fine Arts; BFA 1991 Illustration) is exhibiting work as part of “Homomuseum” at Exit Art, 475 Tenth Avenue, May 21 – July 30; there will be an opening reception on Saturday, May 21, 7 – 10pm.
Image: JP Forrest, Sal Mineo, 2005.