Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art. The MFA prepares students for professional careers as practicing artists and designers, for positions as studio art professors in higher education, or for work in other Arts-related fields requiring advanced study in studio arts. Each degree consists of graduate level courses in studio, art history, and theoretical disciplines. The full-time, residential program requires a maximum of three years for completion. The program culminates with an MFA thesis exhibition, demonstrating professional level competency, accompanied by a written support thesis reviewed by a graduate thesis committee.
MFA Thesis Exhibitions
Painting - Art and Art History | Colorado State University
To accommodate, we put together an Online Catalog below for you to view from the comfort of your own space. In addition, there was also a group exhibition that took place in the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery in the Fall of My pots are an investigation of items I find curious, feel sentimental towards, or objects I find humor in. My sculptural practice embodies personal psychological and physical experiences, bridging the connections between the interior and exterior body, public and private space, and vulnerability. The essences of events or moments,
UH School of Art 43rd Annual MFA Thesis Exhibition
When Bradley Milligan entered the College of Fine Arts, he saw himself as a traditional painter, working with oils. But during his two years in the Graduate Painting program his approach to painting underwent a significant transformation. Josephine Halvorson , a CFA professor of art and chair of graduate studies in painting, says the diverse exhibition reflects the individual way each artist has developed their own artistic practice over their two years at BU. Milligan uses visual tropes and signifiers of rural America to consider contemporary American politics. One of his two pieces in the show is a wall, constructed of various types of fencing, which he built himself.
Writing an MFA thesis is a delicate balance between maintaining focus on your process and your art, while also using research and citations to put your art into a larger context with evidence as support for your claims. Think of two extremes. People write completely narrative theses, like this one. Other people write long, well-researched art history theses, like this one. In the Lesley program you're aiming for somewhere in the middle, but you all might vary in how close they are to one or the other.