What’s in Store: Italian Signs, Streamfully, and a Martial Arts Bunny

What’s in Store: Italian Signs, Streamfully, and a Martial Arts Bunny

October 28, 2014

Two new books and an app by members of the SVA community explore everything from creative Italian signs spanning more than three decades to reading made easier and a kid-friendly bunny that’s skilled at martial arts.

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Art Therapy Outreach Center’s Annual Benefit Features Work by Veterans, More

Art Therapy Outreach Center’s Annual Benefit Features Work by Veterans, More

October 27, 2014

Art lovers and philanthropic fall enthusiasts, clear your Thursday evening schedule. The Art Therapy Outreach Center (ATOC), which originated from a veterans support group in MPS Art Therapy at SVA, is hosting “An Autumn Affair” on October 30 at the Carriage House Center for the Arts in Manhattan. Continue Reading…

We Tell Stories: Q&A with SVA Faculty Member and Alumnus Yuko Shimizu

We Tell Stories: Q&A with SVA Faculty Member and Alumnus Yuko Shimizu

October 24, 2014

BFA Illustration faculty member Yuko Shimizu is a prolific and successful illustrator whose work has graced everything from graphic novels and international magazine covers to billboard ads and T-shirts. Around the world, she’s well known as an inspiring lecturer and workshop leader; she’s also a proud SVA alumnus (MFA 2003 Illustration as Visual Essay). As such, Shimizu is one of more than 350 protégés of Marshall Arisman showcased in “We Tell Stories”—an exhibition celebrating the 30th anniversary of the department’s founding—on view November 4 through December 17 at the SVA Chelsea Gallery. Here she shares some brief reflections on her career and SVA experience. Continue Reading…