SVA New York: Underground Images


Date/Time: 10AM to 5PM, 1st Dec 2015 to 22nd Jan 2016

Venue: James Barry Exhibition Centre

Admission: FREE


An exhibition of more than 50 posters selected from the wide array conceived at the School of Visual Arts for display in the vast New York City subway system.

They offer a glimpse of the history of the college and the collective talent of it’s acclaimed design, illustration and photography faculty.

29 current and former faculty members created the posters in this exhibition:
Gail Anderson, Marshall Arisman, Gene Case, Ivan Chermayeff, Paul Davis, Sal DeVito, Louise Fili, Audrey Flack, Nathan Fox, Bob Gill, Robert Giusti, Milton Glaser, Phil Hays, Steven Heller, Mirko Ilić, Viktor Koen, Stephen Kroninger, Marvin Mattelson, Clay Patrick McBride, James McMullan, Jerry Moriarty, Tony Palladino, Stefan Sagmeister, David Sandlin, Paula Scher, Eve Sonneman, George Tscherny, James Victore and Robert Weaver. SVA Executive Vice President Anthony P. Rhodes, who has served as creative director for the posters since 2007, is the curator of this exhibition.
School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers and creative professionals for nearly seven decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, a dynamic curriculum and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility.
Comprised of more than 6,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 35,000 alumni in 100 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world.

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