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Find Your Story: Ask Nathan Fox about our application process in a Google Hangout

Get some face time with Nathan Fox and ask him about our application process!

Applications are open to begin this summer! Interested in learning more? Applied and have an inquiry? Have questions about the process and the program? Bring ’em on! Register now for one of these group online sessions on Tuesday December 18 with Chair Nathan Fox. Space is limited so be sure to register early.

All candidates are eligible for modest merit-based awards, and may be eligible for the Educator’s Scholarship. Admissions and awards will continue on a rolling-deadline basis as space allows, meaning we review until we have 20 irresistible candidates. One of them could be you! Please take a look at the FAQ and the Application Guides on our site for both standard and Educator’s Scholarship applicants. And please don’t hesitate to contact us directly anytime at all–we love hearing from you.

Here’s more about us:

The MFA in Visual Narrative program at SVA is a groundbreaking approach to visual storytelling. Comprised of three eight-week summer sessions in NYC and two academic years online, this low-residency program places equal emphasis on creative writing and figurative visual expression. The program is designed for both working professionals and recent graduates from all creative disciplines who are dedicated to the art and craft of visual storytelling as both artist and author.

The MFA Visual Narrative program is chaired by editorial illustrator and comic book artist Nathan Fox. His work has appeared in The New York Times, EW, Rolling Stone, Image, Vertigo, and Marvel Comics, and within projects for MTV, Burton, Nike, 1800, AOL and many more.

Faculty include such diverse professional storytellers as editor and publisher Bill Kartalopoulos; historian and critic Leonard Marcus; photographer Stacy Renee Morrison; artist Jonathon Rosen; illustrator Matt Rota; illustrator, comic book artist and designer Jim Rugg; author Mark Sable; writer/game producer Ben Zackheim, among others

Applications remain open now for entry into the next class, which starts in June 2019. For more information, please see the sites below:



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