On Saturday, November 17, more than 50 SVA students and staff members gathered to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. Organized by the Office of Student Affairs and the Visual Arts Student Association (VASA), the group traveled to the Midland Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, a community that was decimated by the storm.
Students in the MPS Art Therapy Department recently teamed up with Hospital Audiences, Inc. (HAI), the nonprofit that facilitates art experiences for culturally underserved New Yorkers, and FEGS Health and Human Services to lead a series of workshops with individuals with chronic mental illness. To make the experience meaningful to participants of various ages and [...]
Austrian-born, New York-based artist Mathias Kessler is having a busy year: he just began year two of the MFA Art Practice program; he has work in three group shows in New York—“Our House,” “The Nature of Disappearance,” and “Ground Control”— and a solo exhibition in Mexico City, “after sublimity,” just closed.