Art by Sarah Shaw, Class of 2020

New Year, New Horizons

Want to develop your visual narrative skills and storycraft?

Searching for a community of like-minded, multimedia creators that puts story first?

Then get your portfolio in line and those application materials together!

January 15, 2020 is the deadline for first-round application and scholarship reviews. Have no fear if you are not quite there yet as admission reviews will continue on a rolling basis as space and availability allows.

All of our MFAVN graduate admissions requirements are outlined here. And detail on how to apply and supporting materials are located on our department website here, including an extensive FAQ docscholarship opportunities, international applicant information and our downloadable step-by-step MFAVN Application Guides.

We offer help with:

-Setting up a one-to-one consultation with Chair Nathan Fox to chat about your portfolio and answer any questions you may have about the program before you submit

Linking you with a current student, alumni or faculty member to get an insider’s perspective – check out the “People” section on our site

Connecting you with SVA’s Financial Aid Office to learn about your options as you apply

We want to hear from you and get to know your work and stories!

Contact us anytime at or 212-592-2388.

Art by Sarah Shaw, Class of 2020