Shop Around

December 10, 2009

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, several members of the SVA community are displaying their work at the Degenerate Craft Fair (DCF), a traveling pop-up shop featuring handmade works of art. Organized by Art History, BFA Fine Arts and BFA Visual and Critical Studies Department faculty member Amy Wilson (BFA 1995 Fine Arts) and current BFA Visual and Critical Studies Department student Shannon Broder, the DCF will have jewelry, stuffed animals, CDs, stickers, clothing and books, all generally priced under $50.

The DCF is making rounds in the city this month, setting up shop in three different locations over three weeks in December. Last weekend the fair opened at Silent Barn, and this week the fair will be at 303 Grand, 303 Grand Street, Brooklyn, on Sunday, December 13, from 12 noon – 10pm, with a reception from 8 – 10pm; and Monday, December 14, from 12 noon – 8pm. The final location will be BravinLee programs in Mahattan, 526 West 26th Street, Suite 211, on Friday, December 18, from 12 noon – 9pm; and Saturday, December 19, from 12 noon – 6pm.


The fair features the work of several SVA artists including: current BFA Fine Arts Department students Victoria Duffee, Florencia Escudero, George Heintz, Ji Youn Hong, Nina Lichtman, Abigail Lloyd, Chris Retsina and Thang Tran; BFA Illustration and Cartooning Department students Giancarlo Corbacho, Erin Dodge and Jonny Ruzzo; BFA Photography Department student Carly Planker; BFA Visual and Critical Studies Deparment student Marissa Havers; and alumni Renee Delosh (BFA 2009 Fine Arts), James Farias (BFA 2009 Fine Arts), Lauren Fatzinger (BFA 2009 Fine Arts), Shalimar Luis (BFA 2007 Graphic Design), Andi Magenheimer (BFA 2009 Fine Arts), Yura Osborn (BFA 2009 Fine Arts), Greg Roth (BFA 2009 Cartooning) and Rachel Wheeler (BFA 2007 Graphic Design). More images of the fair and work for sale are viewable on the DCF’s Flickr photostream.

Image: The Rapt Boutique table at the Degenerate Craft Fair at Silent Barn; photo by Shannon Broder.

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