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School of Visual Art and Design

2019 News Archive



 May 1st, 2019

Art History major and incoming graduate student Eric Friendly awarded the first-place Undergraduate Research Award by the University Libraries

April 14th, 2019

Rebecca Boyd awarded the Ada B. Thomas Outstanding Advisor Award for the 2018-2019 year

April 1st, 2019

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon brought contributors to the Columbia Museum of Art for an afternoon of writing and editing on cis, trans, and non-gender binary artists, feminism, and the arts. 

March 7th, 2019

SVAD alum begins work with Amazon Studios

Tyler Peck joins Amazon to write for upcoming show "The Expatriates".

March 7th, 2019

SVAD, Wemakemanga alum Jarad Greene sells publishing rights for graphic novel

Jarad Greene makes a breakthrough in the graphic novel industry.

 February 18th, 2019

South Arts Fellow Awarded for the state of South Carolina to Professor Virginia Scotchie

February 15th, 2019

Kathleen Robbins' Photographs in Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South set to travel to museums and galleries across the United States 

Professor Kathleen Robbins was interviewed by The State newspaper on her photographs which appear in Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South, on view October 2018 through March 2nd, 2019 at the Halsey Institute for Contemporary Art. Southbound will travel to museums and galleries across the United States through 2021. View the full exhibition schedule here. 

 February 1st, 2019
Q & A with Miranda Banks

 On Friday, February 8th, The School and Visual Art and Design and the Film and Media Studies Program will host Dr. Miranda Banks for both a Lecture on Equity in Media Arts Education in MM214 at 3pm - 5pm and host a Workshop of her game, Room at the Top in MM 329 10am - 12pm.

In advance of her lecture, Dr. Banks kindly answered our questions regarding her work with EDIT Media (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Teaching Media) and diversity issues in media production education in general. 

January 25th, 2019

Peter Chametzky featured at the Columbia Museums of Art's website

 Read Professor Chametzky's article, "Willi Baumeister and His Cosmic Gesture," written for the CMA.