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We’re ready to answer your questions! We were going to have our Info Session at SVA today, but the weather had other plans. So we’re taking it onto Google Hangouts! Just join us at 3pm today and we’ll be there for you. We’ll be on hand to answer any questions you may have about our MFA program.
We have created a groundbreaking approach to visual storytelling. Comprised of three eight-week summer sessions in NYC and two academic years online, this low-residency MFA 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.
Potential students will learn about the MFAVN curriculum and our philosophy and approach to visual storytelling.
Chair Nathan Fox‘s 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. 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 Director, Turnstone ConsultingRachel Abrams; author Lisa Cron; writer and illustrator Edward Hemingway; editor and publisher Bill Kartalopoulos; artist and printmaker Ross MacDonald; historian and critic Leonard Marcus; writer and artist Ben Marra; photographer Stacy Renee Morrison; designer and artist Jeff Rogers; artist Jonathon Rosen; actor and film expert Lee Aaron Rosen; illustrator Matt Rota; illustrator, comic book artist and designer Jim Rugg; author Mark Sable; writer/game producer Ben Zackheim and writer Ed Valentine.
Applications are open now for entry into the next class, which starts in June 2015. For more information, please see the links below:
Excited to meet you, and hope you will share your story with us.