SVA Talent Shows Showcase Thesis Projects and More

February 23, 2016

SVA Talent Shows are an annual series of exhibitions, presentations, open studios, portfolio reviews and screenings showcasing the next generation of artists and creative professionals graduating from the School of Visual Arts.

talentshows2016The series was created in 2000 as a reference guide for students, faculty, parents and industry professionals to navigate the many end-of-year exhibitions and events that take place each year at SVA. Presented by undergraduate and graduate departments, these year-end showcases highlight the diversity and quality of work produced across the College by graduating students. Don’t miss this unique chance to see these artists and designers make their mark.

Here is a sample of upcoming end-of-year events and exhibitions in March and April:

BFA Advertising and BFA Design Spring Exhibition

  • Tuesday, March 22 – Friday, April 1
  • Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Art Directors Club, 106 West 29th Street
  • Reception: Tuesday, March 22, 5:00 – 8:00pm

Mentors: BFA Photography and Video Exhibition

  • Saturday, March 19 – Saturday, April 2
  • Monday – Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • SVA Chelsea Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor
  • Reception: Thursday, March 24, 6:00 – 8:00pm
  • An exhibition of works by selected BFA photography students, inspired by their relationships with leading members of the New York City arts community.

MFA Computer Art Open Studios

  • Thursday, April 7, and Friday, April 8, noon – 7:00pm
  • 133/141 West 21st Street, 12th floor
  • Reception: Thursday, April 7, 5:00 – 7:00pm

Venture 16: MFA Design Thesis Forum

  • Tuesday, April 12, 1:00pm
  • SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street
  • Graduating students in the MFA Design department present their unique thesis projects in an interactive public forum.

BFA Visual & Critical Studies Senior Show

  • Monday, April 11 – Friday, April 29
  • Monday – Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • VCS Gallery, 133/141 West 21st Street, ground floor

For a full schedule of upcoming year-end events and exhibitions, visit

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