Florida Atlantic University: Masters of Fine Arts Program
Apply for your MFA in Visual Arts
Applications for Fall admission are due February 21, 2012. Extensions on this deadline may be granted on a case by case basis.
Call for Applications:
Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts
Concentrations: Book Arts, Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture.
Fall 2012 Graduate Teaching Assistantships now available (tuition waiver and stipend)
The Department of Visual Arts and Art History, an integral component in the School of the Arts at Florida Atlantic University, offers the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Visual Art with concentrations in Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Book Arts and Sculpture. The Graduate faculty members are nationally recognized artists, designers and scholars committed to excellence in teaching and creative research.
Florida Atlantic University is located in subtropical South Florida. The climate is idyllic, with average temperatures year-round of 75-85 degrees and natural treasures ranging from the beaches to the Everglades. The region, with a population of more than five million people, offers all of the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan setting, including major museum collections at Miami Art Museum, MOCA, Norton Museum of Art, and the Wolfsonian. Art Basel Miami Beach, considered the most important art show in the United States is an annual event hosted right here in South Florida.
Graduate students enjoy private and semi-private studio spaces, shared critique spaces, and a graduate computer lab. The full resources of the department's Visual Arts Center are also available to graduate students, and these facilities include drawing and painting studio classrooms, as well as studios for printmaking, photography, graphic design, sculpture, and ceramics. Visual arts students also benefit from the full resources of the university, including the University Galleries and their programming and the university libraries and collections, including the Jaffe Center for Book Arts.
Summer study abroad and New York City studio programs available.