Summer Residency Programs

Summer Residency Programs

School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Photograph by Keren Moscovitch.
February 3, 2014
Summer Residency Programs

Applications are now available for SVA’s Summer Residencies in New York City, offering artists, designers and creative thinkers time, space and a supportive community in which to develop ideas and focus on their artistic direction.

In addition to our time-honored studio residencies, a variety of innovative professional immersion programs provide opportunities for artists to explore new areas of social and technological practice and engage critically within their field. A unique combination of creative and professional resources provides a rich environment for growth and opportunity in the current, vibrant art scene.

Residencies are available in Critical Studies, Design Thinking, Lens-Based Media, Professional Marketplace, Public Art, Social Practice, Studio Residencies and Technology.

Affordable housing is available, as are opportunities to exhibit and present work to the public.

Visiting artists, curators, administrators and critics have included Vince Aletti, Suzanne Anker, Marshall Arisman, Heather Darcy-Bhandari, Jennifer Blessing, Meir Gal, Milton Glaser, Steven Heller, Viktor Koen, Anne Pasternak, David Ross, Jerry Saltz, Kay Takeda, Alice Twemlow and Simon Watson.

Residency Programs offered during the summer of 2014:

City as Site: Public Art as Social Intervention

Design Writing and Research Summer Intensive

From the Laboratory to the Studio: Interdisciplinary Practices in Bio Art

Illustration and Visual Storytelling: Art and Industry

IMPACT! Design for Social Change

Implementing Impact! The Business of Social Design

Lens and Screen Arts – The Still and Moving Image

Painting and Mixed Media


Reconfiguring Site: Art, Architecture and Activism in the Public Realm

Rethinking Visual Literacy

Sculpture, Installation and New Media Art

Summer of Love: The Nature of Inspiration and Action

The SVA Summer Residency Program’s mix of aesthetic and practical concerns attracts a cross-section of artists, from emerging talents to those in mid-career looking to rejuvenate and redirect their practice amid the creative chaos of New York City. –Angela Riechers, Visual Arts Journal

The program threw me right back into studio practice full swing. The wheels in my creative brain that had been stagnant for a while started turning again once the critical feedback and discourse started. –Cay Yoon, alumnus, Painting and Mixed Media; Sculpture, Installation and New Media Art

I can trust my gut more, now that my work has gone through this kind of scrutiny, and I’m less likely to let things slide if I don’t think they’re quite right. –Carl Alviani, alumnus, Design Writing and Research Summer Intensive

For an application or further information regarding SVA’s Summer Residency Program contact:

Keren Moscovitch, Assistant Director of Special Programs
Division of Continuing Education
School of Visual Arts
T 212.592.2188
[email protected]

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