School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Art

Thanksgiving Platters & Plates Sale

WCSU ceramics sale Nov. 21 features Thanksgiving plates & platters   Open house event at WCSU Ceramics Studio to offer ceramic works by student artists          Hand-crafted platters and plates specially designed to grace Thanksgiving dinner tables will be …


SIP & SCULPT

SIP & SCULPT Friday, November 15, 2019 7:00–9:00pm Enjoy a creative and entertaining evening combining clay hand building techniques and a live model, with music, wine, and light refreshments. Guided by an experienced artist, this event is open to participants …


Art Faculty Talk

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019, 6:00 pm  Visual & Performing Arts Center, room 108 WCSU, Westside Campus  Free & Open to the Public, Limited Seating Available Francis T. Patnaude attended Southern CT State University earning a B.S. in Art Education in 1975. …


Ellen Harvey

Monday, November 18, 2019, 11:00 am  Visual & Performing Arts Center, room 144 WCSU, Westside Campus Free & Open to the Public Limited Seating Available Ellen Harvey is a British-born artist living and working in Brooklyn. She is a recipient …


Beverly McIver

Monday, November 4, 2019, 11:00 am  Visual & Performing Arts Center, room 144 WCSU, Westside Campus Free & Open to the Public Limited Seating Available RSVP to the Lecture HERE Beverly McIver is the Esbenshade Professor of the Practice of …


Rudy Gutierrez

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00 am  Visual & Performing Arts Center, room 144 WCSU, Westside Campus Free & Open to the Public Limited Seating Available Rudy Gutierrez is an American illustrator and educator born in the Bronx, NY, of Puerto …


Angela Dufresne

Monday, October 7, 2019, 11:00 am  Visual & Performing Arts Center, room 144 WCSU, Westside Campus Free & Open to the Public Limited Seating Available Angela Dufresne is a painter originally from Connecticut, raised in Kansas, and now based in …


David Brinley

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11:00 am  Visual & Performing Arts Center, room 144 WCSU, Westside Campus Free & Open to the Public Limited Seating Available David Brinley is an award winning artist and illustrator whose clients include Time magazine, Rolling …


2019 MFA Graduates to Exhibit in NYC

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition 2019 Blue Mountain GalleryOpening Reception: Thursday, June 20, 5–8 pmOn view: June 18–July 6Gallery Hours: Tues–Sat, 11 am–6 pm530 West 25 Street, 4th FloorNew York, New York The MFA Thesis Exhibition is the capstone experience …


Sip & Sketch

Friday, May 3, 7–9pmEnjoy a fun and creative evening of drawing from a live model in a relaxed environment while you sip wine and sample assorted snacks in our Drawing Studio (VPA 241) on the 2nd floor of the Visual & Performing Arts Center. Materials are …


NYC Museum Bus Trip

The Metropolitan Museum of Art & the Brooklyn MuseumThursday, April 26, 2017$10.00 / round tripOpen to all SVPA students (and guests), faculty and staff.All ART Classes are cancelled for that day. Purchase tickets at the VPAC Box Office or online here.Ticket …


Kenny Rivero

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 11:00 amKenny Rivero was born and raised in Washington Heights, New York City. He earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 2006 and an MFA from Yale School of Art in 2012. Through …