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Regular studio visits with faculty, peers, and visiting artists give rise to critical insight into the form of, and underlying ideas behind, students’ work. Contemporary art-related topics and issues are explored in seminars that complement studio courses and critiques. In this affordable, interdisciplinary program, students work across Painting and Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture and Installation, and Photography and Related Media, and are given 24-hour access to spacious, private, and semi-private studios and well-equipped common work areas and production facilities.
All students in the highly competitive, 2-year, 60-credit MFA program are offered Teaching or Graduate Assistantship funding.
The 1-year, 30-credit MA program is one of the most affordable in the country.
Our distinguished faculty of artists and art historians work closely with students to develop their graduate portfolios, culminating in the Thesis Exhibition in the University Art Museum.
The Visiting Artists and Lecturers program brings numerous emerging and mid- to late-career artists to campus for public presentations and individual studio visits with MFA students. Recent visiting artists include Maximilian Goldfarb, Saya Woolfalk, Roger White, Michelle Segre, Alexander Ross, Janine Antoni, James Casebere, Roberta Smith, Elana Herzog, Danica Phelps, Lisa Yuskavage, Carol Dunham, and K8 Hardy.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2016.
Council often uses humor as a political tool to expose systems of power and inequality in a society in which even death carries a high price tag.
An exhibition at the San Francisco Opera House pairs the work of incarcerated artists with Beethoven’s story of unjust imprisonment.
This exhibition explores how images of the human body were used to provoke profound physical and emotional responses in viewers from the 15th through 18th centuries.
Many works take disruption and repetition as their themes, and many artists resurface in different sections, creating multiple affinities.
In Cooking with Paris, Hilton capitalizes on her portrayal of being a competent woman, while highlighting its anachronism through her absurd performance. Rosler manipulates the camera in the same way.
The collaborative handmade paper- and printmaking center at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts publishes new works by Liz Collins and Sarah McEneaney.
A man says Blue Bayou took details of his life without his permission. Several women who appear in the documentary Sabaya say they did not consent to be filmed. How can filmmakers avoid these ethical pitfalls?
There is an official ban against the public mourning of Tiananmen Square victims in Hong Kong and mainland China.
After Pandora Papers Revelations, Denver Art Museum Will Restitute Four Looted Artifacts to Cambodia
The decision follows discoveries in the leaked Pandora Papers regarding antiquities dealer Douglas Latchford.