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Nine Women Illustrators You Need to Know Now

Nine Women Illustrators You Need to Know Now

February 12, 2016

SVA’s current  “Women in Illustration” exhibition features work by female MFA Illustration as Visual Essay alumni who have recently authored or illustrated books and who, in the words of the curators, “are all acknowledged forces in a world once thought to be male dominated.” Here’s a look at the nine artists featured in the show […]

How Yuko Shimizu’s Illustrations Transformed Michael Cunningham’s Vision

How Yuko Shimizu’s Illustrations Transformed Michael Cunningham’s Vision

February 9, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Cunningham collaborated with MFA Illustration as Visual Essay faculty member and alumnus Yuko Shimizu (2003) on A Wild Swan and Other Tales (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015), which reimagines popular fairy tales. One of Shimizu’s illustrations from the book is part of SVA’s “Women in Illustration” exhibition, which features work by female MFA Illustration […]

SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of January 2016

SVA Portfolios: Five Most Discussed Projects of January 2016

January 27, 2016

The first roundup of top five most discussed SVA Portfolios of 2016 features some familiar names from last month and beyond, plus gorgeous fashion photography, a vision of the future, some unforgettable faces, and the cover of a celebrated author’s new book illustrated by a notable SVA faculty member.


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