UMBC offers students:

  • Financial packages with Research Assistantships
  • Renovated downtown studios in a 19th c. factory building.
  • State-of-the-art media facilities
  • Teaching opportunities
  • High-end research centers
  • Cutting edge curriculum
  • Engaged faculty
  • Prominent visiting artists program
  • Vibrant Baltimore art scene

Applications received by February 1st will receive full consideration towards financial packages:

UMBC’s Intermedia + Digital Arts [IMDA] MFA Program invites interdisciplinary artists seeking to expand or reinvent their practice to apply. The program is committed to art that poses unique conceptual and social challenges while offering an environment that provides artists a newly renovated studio in downtown Baltimore, teaching opportunities, courses in emerging methods, contemporary art and theory, engaged faculty and research centers. IMDA students take advantage of Baltimore’s vibrant art scene, using analog and digital data, and the white walls of the prestigious Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture [CADVC], while pursuing issues such as food justice, the environment, transportation, urban communities, translation, race and gender identity, gift economies, and technology in both intellectual and formal terms.

IMDA offers state-of-the-art media facilities in disciplines resulting in forms that include street interventions, distributed networks, games, installations, interactivity, performances, sculptural objects, with resources that includes 4k video production, photography, print media, installations, physical computing, digital fabrication and 3D maker output, public displays, and geo|political formats. For more information:

To setup a tour or speak to the Graduate Program Director contact: (410-455-2490)