Archives for the month of: November, 2011

Conny Bogaard, Cohort ’09, started in July as the Rocky Flats Cold War Museum’s part-time project director.  You can check out the article in their newsletter here! ConnyBogaard.Nov.2011

If you couldn’t make it to New York the other week, check out this article from CAA that continues the conversation started at the panel :”The reluctant Doctorate, PhDs for Visual Artists?”  It’s definitely worth a read!

IDSVA student Emily Putnam performed in her piece, “Coming Home” (Esse Quam Videri) in Albany, NY on September 17.  Check out the images from the performance  here!

Kathryn McFadden, (Cohort ’09) is illustrating scenes for a video project with Primitive World Productions. Working with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PWP is creating a series of 5 web videos to assist patients with chronic conditions in the transition from pediatric to adult care. The video features interviews with patients and medical care providers with a B-roll of hand-drawn scenes.

We look forward to seeing the final product!

A wonderful conversation on MPBN last night on IDSVA with George Smith & Frank Farrell of MPBN…a must see!

Check out the video clip here!

IDSVA first year student Kate Farrington was featured in today’s Portland Press Herald Sunday Audience section.  Kate, who grew up in Maine, is our first student from the state.  It’s a great piece by Bob Keyes;  be sure to check out the article here!

If you are in the NYC area, be sure to head to the School of Visual Arts this Thursday, November 3 for a panel discussion on the role of the PhD for visual artists.  The discussion will begin at 7:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Speakers include:

 Dr. George Smith, founder and president of the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (click here for Dr. Smith’s bio)

Victoria Vesna, PhD, media artist and UCLA Professor

Tim Gilman-Sevcik, artist, doctoral candidate at the European Graduate School in Switzerland

Ute Meta Bauer, MIT Associate Professor

Mary Anne Staniszewski, PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Associate Professor

Moderated by artist, educator and former President of the College Art Association Ellen K. Levy.


The Reluctant Doctorate: PhD Programs for Artists?
Thursday, November 3, 7:00 p.m.  School of Visual Arts
Presented by the BFA Fine Arts Department, School of Visual Arts
209 East 23 Street, New York, NY
3rd-floor Amphitheater
Free and open to the public