Fine Arts Studio Arts

The Master in Fine Art, (MFA) in Studio Art is a 60 credit program, which prepares students to be professional studio artists who contribute to the contemporary dialog in art through exhibiting their work. 

One recent graduate has been featured in group exhibitions at Rod Barton in London, the Willumsen Museum in Fredrikkssune, Denmark and at Almine Rech in London. Their work was first featured at Zither Smith Gallery in the the group show, Hope Despite the Times, which led to a well received solo show at Zither Smith.

Another recent graduate, did a collaborative project exhibited in the Venice Biennale, The Museum of Modern Art and MoMa.

The ideal student may have a BFA, BA, or BS degree in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, installation, intermedia, multimedia, performance art, or related field from an accredited institution. Candidates should have a substantial number of undergraduate credits in art, preferably at least twenty-eight credits or the equivalent in studio art, and twelve credits or the equivalent in art history.  Exemptions from these requirements may be made at the discretion of the Departmental Graduate Committee and the Divisional Dean.

Additional Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Portfolio: portfolio of creative work judged acceptable in quality by a faculty committee
  • Applicants may be asked to appear for a personal interview by the departmental Graduate Committee
  • GRE Required: No
  • Minimum Language Test Scores:
TOEFL 90-91
Petersons (PTE) 61
Duolingo 110


Program Advisor: Professor Carl Fudge
Professor Thomas Thayer

For more information, please visit the Program Website.

Last Updated: 09/19/2023 13:28