NYC Exhibitions: SVA Alumni Ryan Brady, Matthew Pillsbury and Federico Infante

NYC Exhibitions: SVA Alumni Ryan Brady, Matthew Pillsbury and Federico Infante

October 13, 2014

Three SVA alumni are pushing boundaries and entering new artistic terrain this fall.

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SVA Subway Posters in the Spotlight at Moscow’s Golden Bee Biennale

SVA Subway Posters in the Spotlight at Moscow’s Golden Bee Biennale

October 10, 2014

For graphic designers and poster aficionados, Moscow’s Golden Bee: International Biennale of Graphic Design is tantamount to a World’s Fair. Held from October 7 – 12 in the run-up to Moscow Design Week, this edition also turned a spotlight on American design, with the guest exhibition “Underground Images,” the 60-year retrospective of SVA subway posters that has been seen in seven European countries since last summer. The venue: Central House of Artists, where the Tretyakov State Gallery exhibits works by Malevich, Kandinsky and other giants of the Russian avant-garde.

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SVA Students Draw Inspiration from Adobe’s Ink & Slide

SVA Students Draw Inspiration from Adobe’s Ink & Slide

October 10, 2014

Adobe—makers of the ubiquitous Creative Suite software (Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)—ventured into the hardware market this year with a digital-drawing tool set called Ink & Slide, and a select group of SVA graduate students were among the first artists to get their hands on it. All second-year MFA Illustration as Visual Essay students received the kit—which consists of a pen (Ink), ruler (Slide) and accompanying Adobe Photoshop Sketch and Illustrator Line apps—along with an iPad at the start of Matthew Richmond‘s fall 2014 Digital Book course, which is dedicated to exploring illustration in digital media. The assignment: create Ink & Slide illustrations “that shared the story of their summer break,” Richmond says. Continue Reading…