Jenny Goldstick joins the MFA Visual Narrative faculty

We’re delighted to announce our newest faculty member, Jenny Goldstick! Jenny will be co-teaching ‘Shaping Your Story’ with Anna Eveslage. Jenny graduated from MFA Visual Narrative in 2015, so we’re …    More

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN! Summer 2019 awaits. Apply now!

MFA Visual Narrative wants YOU! We’ve opened the application process and we can’t wait to see what you have to show us. Join our community of hard-working storytellers. Here’s MFAVN …    More

Gabi Berkers’ ‘Corvus’

Story: Visualized is the motto and mission statement of SVA’s groundbreaking MFA in Visual Narrative program, where the artist is author. From animation and video to comics and picture books, …    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

Welcome to our new students! Profile of Shannon Oertle.

Shannon Oertle is the latest new MFAVN student under the spotlight. Shannon’s work struck us as whimsical, with a wonderful sense of childhood. Her application’s imagery and storytelling give us …    More

Welcome to our new students! Profile of John Baker

We’re welcoming our incoming class, the Class of 2018! We’re so fortunate to be working with such a group of talented storytellers. Next up is John Baker, whose work is eye-catching. …    More

2016 MFA Thesis Exhibit

  RSVP for free tickets to the reception here Join us for the next showcase of our third year students. We’ll see work by Alexandra Beguez, Jon Bero, Anelisa Garfunkel, Barbara …    More
Anna Eveslage photographer storyteller

MFAVN talks to photographer (and alum) Anna Eveslage

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Anna Eveslage to talk about photography, constructed visual narrative and her thesis project, Eating Alone. In the podcast we discuss one piece …    More

We have one second to get your attention.

As storytellers, one of our ongoing tasks is to stay aware of what our audiences are up to. Apparently, a lot of us multitask between 2+ screens so it can …    More

High Fidelity virtual reality is coming

Right now you and I are sitting in three dimensional space, moving through the fourth dimension and interacting in…what? The digital dimension? Yes, don’t worry, this is going somewhere. The …    More
Photo by Gabriele Holtermann-Gorden

Our inaugural class! Looking back (Part 1)

We’ll be doing some reflection in the coming weeks as our inaugural class, the class of 2015, finish their theses. I’m a sentimental guy, so I spent an hour browsing through …    More