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Media Arts - Photography

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

24 months
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800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
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Visiting artists are an integral part of both programs. In addition to Major Studio, visits from prominent photographers, critics and curators provide an opportunity for feedback on student work, and the department has an outstanding lecture series.  The Media Arts - Photography program is offered by Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Overview

Students participate in a weekly Major Studio at Massachusetts College of Art and Design seminar which includes critique, visiting artists, field trips, and meetings with curators and gallerists. In addition, photography post-baccalaureate students enroll in elective photography classes, technical courses, and art history electives.

Media Arts - Photography Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a coherent body of work of depth and integrity on a personally chosen topic which may extend over the two year program
  • Produce artwork that stretches one’s visual vocabulary and reaches beyond one’s personal status quo
  • Experiment with formal and conceptual invention
  • Refine technical expertise in photography and acquire new skills in other media as needed
  • Bridge the visual language of photography with the written word and with public speaking
  • Understand one’s work in relation to contemporary art and art history
  • Use the works of others as resources and inspiration
  • Use external critique for self-evaluation
  • Develop the ability to critique peers’ work across disciplines and to speak thoughtfully about the work of others
  • Develop awareness and understanding of the diverse cultural, historical, and experiential issues expressed and inherent in one’s own artwork and in that of one’s peers
  • Exhibit one’s work in a professional manner in the thesis exhibition. Students may also participate in other exhibitions and curatorial opportunities at the college or other venues
  • Understand a range of professional pathways for careers in the arts
  • Develop knowledge of major historical and cultural characteristics of specific times /places. Infer relationships between society and art
  • Recognize various types of texts used in art historical analysis, and evaluate their content and effectiveness. Use various ideas, approaches and facts in the analysis of art. Formulate, research and argue a hypothesis. Articulate verbally and in writing, theoretical and critical perspectives on art
  • Recognize the impact of historical works of art on contemporary art
  • Draw connections between various artworks, artists and concepts
  • Collaborate with artists in other disciplines

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Major Studio 
  • Graduate Seminar 
  • Graduate Contemporary Art 
  • Studio Elective

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications received after the Priority Deadline will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • $90 Application fee
    • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the Master of Architecture program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.•
    • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
    • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review.
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • Portfolio
    • Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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