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Story Of/ will stretch your storytelling muscles

We are excited to announce that applications for the 2019 Story Of/ workshop are now open! Story Of/ is created and produced by Nathan, MFAVN alumna Jenny Goldstick, and Joan …    More

Watch the MFA Visual Narrative Info Session!

We streamed our Info Session on Facebook Live. What a blast! If you missed it, no problem. Just watch the replay here. If you have any questions about our program, …    More

Nathan Fox hits The Mermaid Parade 2016!

We were delighted to hear that Nathan Fox was chosen to do the poster (above) for The Mermaid Parade in Coney Island The annual tradition, now in its 34th year, …    More
Warren Link sketch of Nathan Fox

Warren Lin sketches The Boss (MFAVN boss, in this case)

MFAVN’s Chair, Nathan Fox, recently spoke at MICA, where illustrator Warren Lin took some sketch notes. Warren definitely captures something about Nathan. An energy, maybe. Hard to pinpoint it. But …    More

Watch The Art of Horror: The Gory Details of Graphic Novels

Check out this panel discussion about horror graphic novels featuring comics all-stars Scott Snyder (American Vampire, The Wake, Batman), Sean Murphy (American Vampire, The Wake, Punk Rock Jesus), Rafael Albuquerque …    More

Join us for our Winter Info Session online

NOTE: This event has ended. Thanks for coming! If you missed it, sign up for our newsletter to get news on our events. We’re ready to answer your questions! We …    More

The best comic books of 2015

2015 has been another great year for comic books. The art form itself continued to rule much of our cultural discourse as movies, TV and games flooded our lives. But …    More

Say hi to our faculty at SPX 2015!

Our faculty is all over the place these days. Not in a scattered kind of way, but in a how-can-we-possibly-keep-up kind of way. Luckily, we can say with certainty that …    More