On Saturday, June 23, academic advisor Kathleen Hayes (BFA 1997 Photography) was awarded the coveted and prestigious Best Mermaid award for her creative costume in Coney Island’s 30th annual Mermaid Parade. Inspired by a variety of sources, Kathleen’s costume was titled “Muerte Mermaid” and played on cultural references to the Mexican Day of the Dead.
From over 360 entries worldwide, nearly a dozen 2012 graduates of the BFA Computer Art, Computer Animation and Visual Effects Department received high honors at this year’s CG Student Awards (formerly known as the Computer Graphics Student Awards).
SVA alumnus Alina Bliumis (BFA 1999 Computer Art) and her husband Jeff Bliumis are mixing art with dining to make new friends in the Bronx. For their project “Painting for a Family Dinner,” the couple meets with a family for dinner and creates a still life painting for them with the phrase “Thank You for [...]