The programs, often considered a foundation for a career in the arts in the US, are still popular, but many are questioning whether they can be sustainable.
On November 4, School of Art students filed a class-action lawsuit against the university to recover damages, including tuition for the spring 2020 semester.
All MFA students receive a scholarship or assistantship. A private studio space is provided for each student in our new MFA Building.
The exemplary MFA exhibition includes hundreds of students’ work across disciplines — from painting and sculpture to multimedia art, glassblowing, and jewelry work.
Current students and recent graduates of the revered program reflect on a series of internal crises that have come to light.
Featuring work by nearly 100 students, this weekend’s MFA Open Studios at CalArts offers the opportunity to discover the next generation of working artists.