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Join us for a night with Rich Tu, VP Design at MTV

Please join us for a night of design and storytelling with Rich Tu, a VP of Design at MTV.

“Art of the Pivot”

This presentation is about shifting one’s creative approach over time in a dynamic industry. We will look as a variety of Rich Tu’s work, ranging from illustrations in the The New York Times, animation for Coca-Cola, sneakers for Nike and MTV rebrands (among others) to show how one can maximize their skillset. You will hear insider stories of triumphs, failures, and everything in-between. The goal is to be better prepared (and entertained!) for the challenges ahead.

Wed, July 11, 2018

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Library West, 141 West 21st Street

Reserve your free spot here

Rich Tu is currently a VP of Design at MTV. He is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts’ prestigious Illustration as Visual Essay program and received the “Young Guns” award from the Art Directors Club. He has exhibited at galleries and festivals in New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, as well as the SCOPE Miami festival, during Miami’s Art Basel week. Commercially, his clients include The New York Times, The New Yorker, Business Week, Alfa Romeo, Bombay Sapphire, G-Shock, Nike, Converse, American Express, NPR, NorthFace Purple Label, Coca-Cola, Verizon, Skype, Fuse TV, and Hamilton The Musical, among others.




The Storyteller’s Series at the School of Visual Arts invites visual storytellers from all walks of life, careers and media to share their work, professional practice, personal development and creative approach to Visual Narrative. This series is open to the public and SVA students.

Presented by the MFA Visual Narrative program and the School of Visual Arts Library.

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