With the 25th Anniversary of the Dusty Film & Animation Festival just around the corner (May 10 â€“ 13 at the SVA Theatre), SVA Close Up is checking in with some of the Collegeâ€™s many successful alumni making names for themselves in the world of film, video and animation.
For the run of the exhibition, SVA Close Up is highlighting members of the SVA community selected for the 2014 Whitney Biennial (March 7 â€“ May 25). This is the fifth installment in the series.
Illustrator Nate Powell (BFA 2000 Cartooning) is drawing inspiration from historyâ€”literally. The SVA alumnus is collaborating with venerated Civil Rights leader Congressman John Lewis and his staffer Andrew Aydin on a three-part graphic novel about Lewisâ€™ lifelong fight for justice through nonviolence. In March (Top Shelf Productions), Powellâ€™s art vividly recounts Lewisâ€™ fearless journey from […]