spring Salon

Spring Salon Recap 2019

This year's Spring Salon showcased the hard work of our MFA Photo, Video, and Related Media students with a great turn-out from SVA's artistic community. Included in this Spring's Salon were works in portraiture, street photography, experimental and abstract image making, video installation, virtual experience, short film and much, much more!

Tianli Zhang interacts with an installation at Spring Salon

Tianli Zhang interacts with an installation at Spring Salon

Join us again in Fall 2019 for another engaging presentation from our student artists. Until then, please enjoy some highlights the Spring 2019 MFA Photo/Video Salon.

(image credit: Lingfei Ren, Hannah La Follette Ryan)

 
Petros Lales and Shuwan Chen checking out new work

Petros Lales and Shuwan Chen checking out new work

 
Heather Olker proudly stands with her prints at Salon

Heather Olker proudly stands with her prints at Salon

 
Ephemera from Petros Lales’s interactive thesis project “To be is to get cut”

Ephemera from Petros Lales’s interactive thesis project “To be is to get cut”

 
Lingfei Ren watches a video while Brett Henrikson introduces a guest to his “Next Slide” prints

Lingfei Ren watches a video while Brett Henrikson introduces a guest to his “Next Slide” prints

 
Yan Jin and her work at Spring Salon 2019

Yan Jin and her work at Spring Salon 2019

 
Portraits from Fernando Sancho’s ongoing project on hospitality workers in New York

Portraits from Fernando Sancho’s ongoing project on hospitality workers in New York

 
A Salon guest peruses Hannah La Follette Ryan’s photograph postcards

A Salon guest peruses Hannah La Follette Ryan’s photograph postcards

 

Thanks to this year’s participants and attendees for making Spring Salon 2019 a huge success!

Spring Salon 2018 Recap

Now that the dust has settled we wanted to take a moment to recap the events of Salon and acknowledge the efforts of our talented student body. This Spring's event was a major success on all accords as the 3 hours were filled with installations galore, compelling film screenings, large then life art, engaging photographic work, and even a video game. We also wanted to extend a thank you to everyone that came through, your presence was most appreciated.

So please, enjoy our recap to get a glimpse at what's transpired, and what our creative student body is up to. If you missed this event, don't worry there will be another one in the Fall!

Design by Johnnie Chatman

Design by Johnnie Chatman

I. Preparation

Hanwen Zhang  (class of 2019) setting up his work. 

Hanwen Zhang (class of 2019) setting up his work. 

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Thesis student  Alison Gootee  setting up her large format prints. 

Thesis student Alison Gootee setting up her large format prints. 

Paul Simon  (class of 2019) helping  Jonathan Ellis  (class of 2019) set up his display. 

Paul Simon (class of 2019) helping Jonathan Ellis (class of 2019) set up his display. 

II. Payoff

Video installation by  Jordan Cruz . 

Video installation by Jordan Cruz

Jordan Cruz  (class of 2019) explaining her work to guests. 

Jordan Cruz (class of 2019) explaining her work to guests. 

Xueqing Yin  (class of 2019) playing with Yangzi Huang's (class of 2020) video game piece. 

Xueqing Yin (class of 2019) playing with Yangzi Huang's (class of 2020) video game piece. 

Works by  Serichai Traipoom  (class of 2019)

Works by Serichai Traipoom (class of 2019)

Petros Lales  (class of 2019) in front of his ongoing body of work, Feme_1.

Petros Lales (class of 2019) in front of his ongoing body of work, Feme_1.

video works by  Jeong Hur  (class of 2020).

video works by Jeong Hur (class of 2020).

Yi Hsuan Lai (class of 2020) in front of a collection of her current works. 

Yi Hsuan Lai (class of 2020) in front of a collection of her current works. 

Youwon Jeong (class of 2018) with faculty member Ed Bowes, standing besides still from her thesis film. 

Youwon Jeong (class of 2018) with faculty member Ed Bowes, standing besides still from her thesis film. 

Chris Callis (faculty) observing the works of Wen Han Chang (class of 2020).

Chris Callis (faculty) observing the works of Wen Han Chang (class of 2020).

Guests observing video work by Raquel Salazar (class of 2019).

Guests observing video work by Raquel Salazar (class of 2019).

installation piece by  Johnnie Chatman  (class of 2018)

installation piece by Johnnie Chatman (class of 2018)

Lucea Spinelli  (class of 2019) and classmates enjoying the 3d work of  Jing Lin  (class of 2018)

Lucea Spinelli (class of 2019) and classmates enjoying the 3d work of Jing Lin (class of 2018)

Wen Han Chang  (class of 2020) and guest beside his work. 

Wen Han Chang (class of 2020) and guest beside his work. 

guests observing the work of  Brianna Calello  (class of 2019). 

guests observing the work of Brianna Calello (class of 2019). 

Chair, Charles Traub with student  Tooraj Khamenehzadeh  (class of 2019) and partner. 

Chair, Charles Traub with student Tooraj Khamenehzadeh (class of 2019) and partner. 

Works by Yoon Ji Nam (class of 2019). 

Works by Yoon Ji Nam (class of 2019). 

Nina Cochran (class of 2020) standing beside her photographic works.

Nina Cochran (class of 2020) standing beside her photographic works.

work by  Lucea Spinelli  (class of 2019).

work by Lucea Spinelli (class of 2019).

Guests watching checking out  Rebecca Krasnik 's (class of 2018) video installation piece. 

Guests watching checking out Rebecca Krasnik's (class of 2018) video installation piece. 

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installation work by  Livia Di Lucia  (class of 2019).

installation work by Livia Di Lucia (class of 2019).

works by  Christopher Janaro  (class of 2018)

works by Christopher Janaro (class of 2018)

Class of 2018 students (From left to right):   Jing Lin ,  Lishan Liu ,  Dodo Xinyu Zhang  and Youwon Jeong standing beside an image from  Dodo Xinyu Zhang 's thesis. 

Class of 2018 students (From left to right):  Jing LinLishan LiuDodo Xinyu Zhang and Youwon Jeong standing beside an image from Dodo Xinyu Zhang's thesis. 

images courtesy of Wen Han Chang, Livia Di Lucia, Christopher Janaro, Johnnie Chatman and Youwon Jeong. 

images courtesy of Wen Han Chang, Livia Di Lucia, Christopher Janaro, Johnnie Chatman and Youwon Jeong. 

The department extends its gratitude and thanks to everyone who made this event such a success and we hope to see you again in the summer for the 2018 thesis exhibition and in the fall for the next Salon!