SVA MA Design Research

SVA MA Design Research, Writing & Criticism1 is a one-year graduate program2
devoted to the study of design, its contexts & consequences.
Our graduates have gone on to pursue research-related careers in publishing, education, museums, institutes, design practice, entrepreneurship, & more.3

  1. Formerly known as D-Crit
  2. About the program
  3. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. All successful candidates awarded a significant scholarship!
SVA MA Design Research

136 W 21st St, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10011





(212) 592-2228

Jenni Sorkin, “The Pottery Seminar at Black Mountain College” – SVA MA Design Research

Jenni Sorkin, “The Pottery Seminar at Black Mountain College”

Jenni Sorkin is a PhD candidate in the History of Art Department at Yale University, and is a Henry Luce Pre-Doctoral Fellow and a Visiting Critic at the Yale School of Art. She was the 2004 recipient of the Art Journal Award and a 2007 graduate research grant from the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design at the University of North Carolina, Hendersonville. Her writing has appeared in the New Art Examiner, Art Monthly, NU: The Nordic Art Review, Modern Painters, and Third Text. She writes regularly for Frieze magazine.