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(Image courtesy of Lesley Art + Design and the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum)

Join a rigorous and supportive low-residency MFA community in the brand new facilities of the Lunder Art Center. Formerly known as AIB, we are one of the oldest and most established low-residency MFAs in the country. Lesley Art + Design offers a two-year MFA program, comprised of ten-day residencies every January and June. Download PDF overview for a complete overview.

Recent visiting speakers include: Mika Rottenberg, Helen Molesworth, Tehching Hsieh, Keltie Ferris, Mark Dion, Diana Al-Hadid, Kalup Linzy, AK Burns, Marc Handelman, Tomashi Jackson, Dawit Petros, Petah Coyne, Annette Lemieux, Steve Locke.

MFA residencies in Boston/Cambridge comprise a rich immersion of critiques, seminars, visiting artist talks, field trips, workshops, and exhibitions. During semesters, MFA students work with studio mentors in their region to shape their art practice and with MFA faculty on their academics.

Applications for the January residency are being accepted through December 5, (with a priority deadline on October 15) and will be reviewed in the order received.

For more information, contact or visit  Follow us on Instagram @lesley_mfa.

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