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Ana Lozada’s ‘The Mountainpath’ #DSS2017

Get your free tickets to the Digital Short Story 2017 reception at SVA! Ana Lozada is a Venezuelan illustrator, designer and visual storyteller originally based in Osaka. Due to her …    More

Thomas Slattery’s ‘Aura’ will freak you out

Aura is an immersive storytelling experience, told through items and sounds in the environment. Rooms will be created virtually in Unity, allowing exploration in a virtual space. 2026. In New …    More

FIND YOUR STORY at MFAVN

“The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” —Muriel Rukeyser “FIND YOUR STORY” is the mission of the MFA Visual Narrative program at the School of Visual Arts in …    More

How to sell your story on Facebook

Did you know that Facebook is a great place to sell your stories? While the days of getting free exposure on the social network are long gone, Zuckerburg and team …    More

Jon Bero presents ‘Yuki’

There is beauty in the broken, but Yuki, a deer plagued by anxiety, isn’t able to see it. As a result of a misguided attempt by his closest companion Michi …    More

Masami Kiyono presents ‘Happa’

Mako is an ambitious half-Japanese half-white New York college student with the annoying ability to see spirits wherever she goes. This power becomes debilitating when she starts fighting with her …    More

Walter Tyler presents ‘The New Barn’

The New Barn is a children’s book and interactive website that tells the story of a 19th-century barn raising from the perspective of the farmer’s seven-year-old son. In an age …    More

Andrea Schmitz presents ‘Door’

Door is the story of Gaia, a stubborn teenager who has just moved into a creepy house with her mother and is determined to hate it, despite her mother’s reassurances. …    More

MFAVN 2016: Summer Memories: Mapping the Met

One of the highlights of the summer was our Second Year students’ Mapping the Met project. What is Mapping the Met? It’s a wonderful new way of looking at the …    More

MFAVN Thesis Presentations, July 19th at 6pm

Please join the MFA Visual Narrative program as our thesis students proudly present their eight cutting-edge multi-media storytelling thesis installations. The projects in the exhibition, “And Then”, reflect the uniquely …    More

Broken Frontier Anthology Panel with Greg Pak, Nathan Fox and more

Get your free tickets here MFA Visual Narrative is proud to present the Storytellers Lecture Series panel presentation Broken Frontier Anthology. Funded through Kickstarter and now available as an oversized hardcover, the Broken Frontier Anthology …    More
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Indiecade: Sketchnotes by Jenny Goldstick

Jenny Goldstick, our sketchnote reporter-at-large, attended Indiecade, an event dedicated to celebrating independent games. She came back with amazing insights into gaming, comics and interactive storytelling. From Sequential to Interactive: Visual …    More

Pepo Pérez talks to us about story

We were delighted to discuss story with cartoonist, illustrator and MFA Visual Narrative International Scholar Pepo Pérez. He spoke about his work and process and discussed the making of his …    More

The Visual Narrative Thesis Projects: Jenny Goldstick

Jenny Goldstick has impressed students and faculty alike with her perspective on the world, and her ability to visualize that perspective with her work. From her fantastic Sketchbook Notes, to …    More

The MFAVN One-Stop Shop!

Looking for a last minute gift? Check out these comics, coloring books, novels and more — all created by our students and faculty! The Goddess Coloring Book: Traditional Images to …    More

Louisa Bertman on ‘Permission to Fail’

We were delighted to hear that some MFAVN family have work included in the Mount Ida College gallery show titled Permission to Fail. “Permission to fail” is a refrain that …    More

NEW CLASSES ALERT! Workin’ on the Riso.

We have some exciting plans in store this Fall and they have a lot to do with RISO! Two, two-color Risograph (Riso) Duplicators to be exact! What’s a Risograph? Can you eat …    More

NO|ON 2014: Walter Tyler’s “Jonas and the White Bear”

What is NO|ON? Short for “Narrative Object, Objective Narrative” it embodies the idea that every object contains its own narrative and every successful narrative strives for a unique objective. For the annual …    More

NO|ON 2015: Thomas Slattery’s “Appendage”

What is NO|ON? Short for “Narrative Object, Objective Narrative” it embodies the idea that every object contains its own narrative and every successful narrative strives for a unique objective. For the annual …    More

NO|ON 2015: Ella Romero’s “Breach”

What is NO|ON? Short for “Narrative Object, Objective Narrative” it embodies the idea that every object contains its own narrative and every successful narrative strives for a unique objective. For the annual …    More
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NO|ON 2015: Jie Ren’s “Cocoon Rebirth”

What is NO|ON? Short for “Narrative Object, Objective Narrative” it embodies the idea that every object contains its own narrative and every successful narrative strives for a unique objective. For the …    More

NO|ON 2015: Michelle Nahmad’s “Adrift”

What is NO|ON? Short for “Narrative Object, Objective Narrative” it embodies the idea that every object contains its own narrative and every successful narrative strives for a unique objective. For the annual …    More
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NO|ON 2015: Cady Juarez’s “Intervention”

What is NO|ON? Short for “Narrative Object, Objective Narrative” it embodies the idea that every object contains its own narrative and every successful narrative strives for a unique objective. For the annual …    More

NO|ON 2015: Mary Georgescu’s “Undercurrents”

Mary GeorgescuWhat is NO|ON? Short for “Narrative Object, Objective Narrative” it embodies the idea that every object contains its own narrative and every successful narrative strives for a unique objective. For the …    More

NO|ON 2015: Liz Enright’s “The Lonely Beatrice Baum”

What is NO|ON? Short for “Narrative Object, Objective Narrative” it embodies the idea that every object contains its own narrative and every successful narrative strives for a unique objective. For the annual …    More
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NO|ON 2015: Christina Mattison Ebert’s “Ginseng”

What is NO|ON? Short for “Narrative Object, Objective Narrative” it embodies the idea that every object contains its own narrative and every successful narrative strives for a unique objective. For the annual …    More
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MFAVN Podcast: Benjamin Marra

“I’d like every panel of my comic books to change the story,” Benjamin Marra (Blades & Lazers) tells us. Reading Marra’s comics is like being swept down a water slide. …    More