Artwork by Enrique Polanco

Applications are now available for SVA’s Summer Residencies in New York City, offering artists, designers and creative thinkers time, space, and a supportive community in which to develop ideas and focus on their artistic direction. Residencies and intensives are available in the following areas:

A variety of innovative professional immersion programs provide opportunities for artists to explore new areas of social and technological practice and engage critically within their field. SVA’s state-of-the-art facilities offer a wealth of tools for innovation in art and design. A unique combination of creative and professional resources provides a rich environment for growth and opportunity in the current, vibrant art scene. Visiting artists, curators, scholars and critics form an impressive cross-section of the New York art world, and have included leaders in the field such as Vince Aletti, Suzanne Anker, Marshall Arisman, Heather Darcy-Bhandari, Jennifer Blessing, Meir Gal, Milton Glaser, Steven Heller, Viktor Koen, Anne Pasternak, David Ross, Jerry Saltz, Kay Takeda, Alice Twemlow, Mark Tribe, and Simon Watson. Activities have included visits to major New York museums, gallery districts, publishing houses, private studios and nonprofit arts agencies. Affordable housing is available, as are opportunities to exhibit and present work to the public.

For an application or further information regarding SVA’s Summer Residency Program please visit

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