Visual Arts Programs

Master of Fine Arts Program (Studio Art Practice)

The Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts is offered with the following areas of concentration:

  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Photo-based media
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Intermedia and Extended media including conceptual, video, performance, site-specific, and experimental practices
  • Indigenous perspectives and from multiple gender, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds

The program allows for intensive individual and group interaction between students and faculty. Students attend weekly seminars focused on art theory and criticism, professional issues, and the development of individual research projects. Spacious studios provide the ability to engage in the intensive development of individual creative practice.

The MFA program culminates with a solo exhibition at the Fifth Parallel Art Gallery (or another space approved by the supervisor) and an exhibition support paper (20-40 pages).

Admission Requirements

Candidates for the MFA program must hold a BFA degree or equivalent. Applicants will submit a Portfolio, Artist Statement, The Letter of Intent, Transcripts, References, and Language Profiency where applicable.  Please see this URL for more details: html

For more information, refer to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

To find out how to apply to Graduate Studies, visit Future Students.