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.
SVA alumnus Keith Lapinig (BFA 2008 Film and Video) has a lot to be thankful for this year. The 25-year-old graphic artist recently edged out a thousand contestants to win “Macy’s Great American Elf Adventure,” earning him the honor of having his Gazer Elf design turned into a 34-foot-tall balloon for the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving [...]
When Stefan Ching, executive chef and owner of the classic Lower East Side gastropub the Clerkenwell, decided to rebrand the restaurant, he left the task in the capable hands of eight seniors in SVA’s BFA Advertising and Graphic Design Department. John Allen, Anne De Lillo, Pedro Messias, Kony Oh, Nicholas Saint Onge, Alex Stikeleather, Liz [...]