Technical Information + Tutorials
Art Libraries and References
Media Arts Institutions
ARTIST INTEREST SITES
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
A journal of media arts and cultural criticism
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
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
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
Photographic, video, digital imaging, and professional audio supplies
Cameras, audio, video, darkroom supplies, computer peripherals
Rentals, seminars, camera repair
Camera repair, CCD cleaning, part replacement
Photo backgrounds, props, and other goodies
Film processing, plastic cameras, refurbished and vintage cameras, workshops
TECHNICAL INFORMATION + TUTORIALS
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.
ART LIBRARIES & REFERENCES
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.
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.
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 10th Ave. at 21st St.
General interest bookstore with lots of art and criticism titles
12th Street and Broadway
18 miles of new, used, and rare books, plus author events on the 3rd floor
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.
195 10th Ave.
World’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of publications made by artists
52 Prince St. between Lafayette and Mulberry
Independent bookshop and cafe, author events and trivia downstairs
FILM THEATRES (CLASSIC, INDEPENDENT, FOREIGN & LOW-BUDGET)
Angelika Film Center
An independent film theater in the Soho district
Greenwich Village art house movie theater that plays new independent, foreign, and documentary features
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
The Maysles Institute, a not for profit organization, is dedicated to the exhibition and production of documentary films that inspire dialogue and action.
A historic art cinema in Greenwich Village
A family owned and beautifully maintained theater playing the best in independent, foreign, and documentary films
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
PHOTO LABS (FILM PROCESSING, PRINTING, DIGITAL SERVICES)
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.
MEDIA ARTS INSTITUTIONS
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
Gallery in New York devoted to new media art practices
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
A Hell’s Kitchen gallery showing international contemporary artists working in all media
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
An international showcase of work at the nexus of art and technology
Center for art and media in Karlsruhe, Germany