November 27 – December 16, 2006
Reception: Tuesday, November 28, 6 – 8pm
Visual Arts Gallery
School of Visual Arts (SVA) presents, “Rabid Rabbit,” an exhibition showcasing original comics and illustrations from the mighty mini-comic anthology Rabid Rabbit. Curated by MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department chair Marshall Arisman, the exhibition will be on view from November 27 – December 16, at the Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, New York City.
This exhibition highlights the diverse and striking work that artists have contributed to the magazine, including work by founders and alumni C.M. Butzer, S.Y. Choi, Paul Hoppe and Ben X. Trinh, and other MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department alumni. Rabid Rabbit was founded in 2005 and is published quarterly. It collects the work of various talented New York-based illustrators and cartoonists. Each magazine is centered on a specific theme; the diversity and high degree of professional quality have attracted celebrated artists such as Marshall Arisman, Steven Guarnacia and David Sandlin, as well as noted up-and-comers Sakura Maku, Fay Ryu and Anuj Shrestha. Each comic artist will exhibit the original art they have created for the publication.
The Visual Arts Gallery, located at 601 West 26th Street between 11th and 12th Avenues, 15th floor, is open Monday through Saturday, 10am to 6pm; closed on Sundays and public holidays. Admission is free. The gallery is accessible by wheelchair. For further information call 212.592.2145.
School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.