- Alumnus Thomas Prior (BFA 2002 Photography) was included in PDN’s 30 2010, a list compiled by Photo District News (PDN) of new and emerging photographers to watch. PDN describes Prior’s photographs as “stunning observations of ordinary people seeking out their own versions of adrenaline rush.”
- Kevin O’Callaghan, chair, 3D Design, was mentioned in a National Public Radio segment on author Jason Vuic’s book The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History. In 1995, O’Callaghan organized traveling exhibition “Yugo Next,” in which SVA students converted salvaged Yugo cars into monumental household objects; Vuic details the exhibition in the introduction to the book.
- Fernanda Cohen (BFA 2004 Illustration), alumnus and faculty member in the BFA Illustration and Cartooning Department, was recently featured in DART. Cohen, who is currently working on a floral mural for a downtown New York City restaurant, spoke about her recent projects and student assistants from SVA.
- MFA Design Criticism Department faculty member Alexandra Lange recently contributed an article to Design Observer. Lange challenges the work of The New York Times architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff, an assignment she often gives to her students.
March 22, 2010