Save the Date

August 22, 2008
  • Katy Siegel: Millions of artists, and all pretty good…: As contemporary art increasingly becomes a global business and producers are growing in number, artists in training compete not only with peers from other BFA and MFA programs, but with artists around the world. Siegel’s talk examines how this “crowd scene” affects the individual artist. Katy Siegel is an associate professor of art history at Hunter College, a contributing editor to Artforum and an acclaimed curator. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts and Visual and Critical Studies Departments. Tuesday, September 9, 6:30pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free and open to the public.
  • 5 x 5: New Mexican Short Films: The BFA Film, Video and Animation Department is collaborating with Celebrate Mexico Now, a citywide festival of contemporary Mexican art and culture, to screen the work of Mexico’s top independent filmmakers. The program features five innovative shorts by recipients of Tribeca Film Institute Media Fellowships, who have also been recognized during the first five years of Mexico’s Morelia International Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. All films are in Spanish with English subtitles. Friday, September 12, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Free and open to the public.
  • Ethical Considerations for Art Therapists: Art therapist and SVA faculty member Lisa Furman, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, will give a presentation on issues of ethical professional conduct for practicing art therapists. The lecture and interactive discussion will cover topics such as how to maintain professional boundaries in the workplace, at home, in private practice and in supervision. Presented by the MPS Art Therapy Department. Tuesday, September 16, 6:30 – 8pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free and open to the public; attendees must RSVP and bring photo ID. To RSVP, contact [email protected] or 212.592.2610.
  • Sheila Metzner Lecture: Renowned photographer Sheila Metzner will show and discuss selections from a celebrated body of work spanning fashion photography, landscapes, still lifes and portraiture. The lecture is presented in conjunction with the retrospective exhibition “Time Line: Sheila Metzner.” Tuesday, September 16, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Free and open to the public.
  • SVA Alumni Society Auction: The Alumni Society of School of Visual Arts presents an auction to provide scholarships to SVA students and honor individuals who have made significant artistic contributions to SVA and New York City. This year the Alumni Society will honor Gregory Crewdson, photographer and BFA Photography Department mentor; Lorna Simpson, photographer and SVA alumnus; and Lynda Benglis, sculptor and SVA faculty member. Live & Silent Auctions: Tuesday, September 23, 6 – 9pm; Preview: September 12 – 20, 10am – 6pm. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor. To purchase tickets for the September 23 benefit, please contact Caroline Babson at 212.868.8450 ext. 211 or via e-mail at [email protected]. Tickets are $1000 (Director), $500 (Sponsor), $200 (Patron) and $100 (SVA students, alumni, faculty and staff).
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August 8, 2008
  • Sheila Metzner Lecture: Renowned photographer Sheila Metzner will show and discuss selections from a celebrated body of work spanning fashion photography, landscapes, still lifes and portraiture. The lecture is presented in conjunction with the retrospective exhibition “Time Line: Sheila Metzner.” Tuesday, September 16, 7pm, Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Free and open to the public.
  • SVA Alumni Society Auction: The Alumni Society of School of Visual Arts presents an auction to provide scholarships to SVA students and honor individuals who have made significant artistic contributions to SVA and New York City. This year the Alumni Society will honor Gregory Crewdson, photographer and BFA Photography Department mentor; Lorna Simpson, photographer and SVA alumnus; and Lynda Benglis, sculptor and SVA faculty member. Live & Silent Auctions: Tuesday, September 23, 6 – 9pm; Preview: September 12 – 20, 10am – 6pm. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor. To purchase tickets for the September 23 benefit, please contact Caroline Babson at 212.868.8450 ext. 211 or via e-mail at [email protected]. Tickets are $1000 (Director), $500 (Sponsor), $200 (Patron) and $100 (SVA students, alumni, faculty and staff).
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