IDSVA News

David Driskell in Downeast Magazine

A member of the IDSVA Visiting Faculty since 2007, Dr. David Driskell was awarded an IDSVA Honorary Doctorate in 2009 in recognition of his lifelong career as an artist, scholar, and world leading spiritual philanthropist. Down East Magazine highlights "The Last Master" in this month's issue.

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CAA Reception

We hope to see you IDSVA's Annual CAA Reception. Friday, February 17 from 5:30-7:00pm. Please RSVP to Molly Davis.

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2017 NYC Residency Highlights

2017's New York Residency was as collaborative and intensive as ever, including student-led presentations, first-hand interaction with modern and contemporary artistic practice, and pioneering seminar discussions. First and second year students spent the mornings presenting their independent studies to peers and faculty before venturing out into the city to expand their understanding of the history of art and visual culture as a concrete interaction between time and place. 

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2017 Commencement Highlights

IDSVA celebrated the achievements of its newest alumni during the 2017 IDSVA Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, January 14 at the Morgan Library in New York City. Hank Willis Thomas, the world-renowned photo conceptual artist, took the opportunity as Commencement Speaker to talk about art as an emancipatory promise and to congratulate the graduates on being at the forefront of cultivating new systems of knowledge.

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Job Listing – PT Faculty

The Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA) seeks part-time faculty to direct Independent Studies and Dissertations. A PhD is required. The ideal candidate for these positions should be published and well versed in Continental philosophy, art theory, and critical thinking. The ability to work across disciplines is key, and contemporary art world experience a plus. 

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2016 Spring Newsletter

Our 2016 Spring Newsletter is up on the website! The IDSVA Newsletter features articles written by students, and is published twice a year, in the fall and spring. The Newsletter has a variety of articles about the New York Residency, Commencement and Alumni news.

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Save the Date! IDSVA CAA Reception

Join us at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Park Tower Suite 8209 on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 5:30-7:30pm and chat with some of our current students, alumni, faculty and staff. Invitation to follow.

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