Artist Interest Sites
Photo Equipment/Repairs
Technical Information + Tutorials
Art Libraries and References
Film Theaters
Photo Labs
Media Arts Institutions


Alliance of Artists Communities
A national and international association of artists’ communities and residencies, with over 1,500 programs worldwide that support artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work

New York Foundation for the Arts
Independent organization serving artists across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives through grants, sponsorships, online resources, and professional development training

Art Deadlines List
Listing of upcoming deadlines for art competitions, jobs, internships, scholarships, residencies, and more

Professional Artist Magazine
Magazine dedicated to providing independent visual artists with the insights, encouragement and business strategies they need to make a living with their artwork

Art Opportunities Monthly
A subscription-only email list of competitions, grants, fellowships, residencies, and other artist opportunities published monthly for artists and photographers

Afterimage Magazine
A journal of media arts and cultural criticism

Fotophile Magazine
Online resource for photographers with news, gallery listings, book reviews, links, and forums

Neuva Luz Photographic Journal
Also known as En Foco, this is a non-profit dedicated to cultural diversity in photography.

National Public Opportunities
A weekly listing of artist opportunities

Art Show
A comprehensive website with listings, call for entries, art workshops, classes, tutorials, and other resources for artists

The Photo Review
A critical journal that has earned a reputation for lucid and incisive writing, aimed at an intelligent and informed audience

A Photo Student
This blog includes a submissions feature and resources and lists of photo writings, movies, and songs about photography

Photograph Magazine
A print and online magazine with fine art photography exhibitions, events, news, reviews, profiles, and resources

Photo District News
An award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer

Arts and Healing Network
An online resource for anyone interested in the healing potential of art
List of art magazines, information for artists, experiments in art & technology, and other tips


Photo supply store, camera rentals, digital printing services

B&H Photo
Photographic, video, digital imaging, and professional audio supplies

K&M Camera
Cameras, audio, video, darkroom supplies, computer peripherals

Rentals, seminars, camera repair

Photo Tech
Camera repair, CCD cleaning, part replacement

Set Shop
Photo backgrounds, props, and other goodies

Film processing, plastic cameras, refurbished and vintage cameras, workshops

Technical data on b/w film development for every film and every developer
Easy to use and comprehensive reviews & comparisons of all major digital cameras
An excellent online community for every photo question you might ever have.
Technical support, HTML tutorials, Photoshop crash courses, animator tutorials, etc.
Lots of PDFs on digital photo history, techniques, and editing.
Software tutorials and training videos – all SVA students get a free unlimited membership.


Visual Arts Library
Your first stop for references, movies, audio, copies of theses, ArtStor, JStor, Mango Languages, periodicals, and tons more.

New York Public Library
Free to NYC residents, general interest library with online image database and art references available.

Corbis Images
Comprehensive selection of stock photography, illustration, footage, fonts, creative merchandise, and entertainment licensing and rights representation services.

Electronic Arts Intermix
Nonprofit arts organization, leading international resource for video and media art.

Getty Research Institute
Photo archive with two million photographs, provides supplementary and original pictorial research for the study of fine arts from antiquity to the modern period.

Art Crimes
Photo gallery of graffiti art from around the world.

Online public library with freely available software, images, film clips and other information, for topics such as music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies.

Commissions, exhibits, and archives new hybrid networked/web/wireless art forms.


192 Books
192 10th Ave. at 21st St.
General interest bookstore with lots of art and criticism titles

Strand Bookstore
12th Street and Broadway
18 miles of new, used, and rare books, plus author events on the 3rd floor

Dashwood Books
33 Bond Street, between Lafayette and Bowery
NYC’s only independent bookstore devoted entirely to photography

Shakespeare & Co.
Chain of independent bookstores with several locations, carries SVA textbooks

St. Mark’s Bookshop
136 East 3rd Street
The little bookstore that could! Specializes in cultural theory, graphic design, poetry & small press publishing, film studies, and foreign & domestic periodicals and journals, stocks a whole lot more.

Printed Matter
195 10th Ave.
World’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of publications made by artists

McNally Jackson
52 Prince St. between Lafayette and Mulberry
Independent bookshop and cafe, author events and trivia downstairs


Angelika Film Center
An independent film theater in the Soho district

IFC Center
Greenwich Village art house movie theater that plays new independent, foreign, and documentary features

Film Forum
A nonprofit movie theater located on West Houston Street

Landmark Sunshine Cinema
Theater providing diverse and sophisticated films ranging from independent and foreign film to smart Hollywood films

Mayseles Cinema
The Maysles Institute, a not for profit organization, is dedicated to the exhibition and production of documentary films that inspire dialogue and action.

Cinema Village
A historic art cinema in Greenwich Village

Quad Cinema
A family owned and beautifully maintained theater playing the best in independent, foreign, and documentary films

Nitehawk Cinema
Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, combining exemplary first-run and repertory film programming along with tableside food and beverage service

The Paris Theatre
Independent theater in Midtown showing art and foreign films

Anthology Film Archives
An international center for the preservation, study, and exhibition of film and video, with daily film screenings

Museum of Modern Art
Film screenings and events at the MoMA are free with SVA student ID

Brooklyn Academy of Music Rose Cinema
Theater at the multi-arts center with world-renowned programming

Brooklyn Heights Cinema
Oldest and longest running independently and locally owned and operated cinema in New York City, rotating art house, foreign, and independent titles


127 W. 30th St.
Digital printing, vinyl cut lettering, trade show exhibits and displays, prototype packaging

29 W. 23rd St.
Film processing, printing, digital services, video transfers, etc.

333 W. 52nd St.
Scanning, retouching, printing, mounting and framing

LI Digital, Inc.
119 W. 23rd St. #503
Film processing, printing, drum scanning, retouching, etc.


Ars Electronica Center
Center, Festival, Futurelab, and Prix Contest relating to art, technology, and society

The Banff Center
An arts, cultural, and educational institution and conference complex in Banff, Alberta

Bitforms Gallery
Gallery in New York devoted to new media art practices

Diapason Gallery
The sole venue in New York dedicated to the presentation of multi-channel sound installation

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)
A nonprofit resource that fosters the creation, exhibition,distribution and preservation of media art

Leading not-for-profit art and technology center

Harvestworks Digital Media Center
A not-for-profit organization supporting the creation and presentation of art works achieved through the use of new and evolving technologies

Hosfelt Gallery
A Hell’s Kitchen gallery showing international contemporary artists working in all media

The Kitchen
A non-profit, interdisciplinary organization that provides innovative artists working the media, literary, and performing arts with exhibition and performance opportunities.

Innovative cultural facility in Tokyo

A not-for-profit arts organization that supports and provides a platform for new media art

Berlin-based festival and year-round project that draws out new connections between art, culture and technology

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery
Contemporary art gallery in Chelsea

Zero One
An international showcase of work at the nexus of art and technology

Center for art and media in Karlsruhe, Germany