‘You need to be vampires…’: Jerry Saltz’s 10 Tips for Art Students

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New York magazine senior art critic Jerry Saltz recently discussed his impressive career with a packed room during a talk hosted by the MFA Fine Arts department at SVA. Although he has been writing about art since the early 1980s and is a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism, Saltz was a long distance truck driver for over 10 years. While driving through Lumberton, North Carolina, he realized his life couldn’t get any worse, that he really loved art, and decided right then to pursue his dream, he told the crowd. He has no degrees… Read more 

Image: Jerry Saltz. 2010 NBC Universal, Inc.