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
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- Major Studio
- Graduate Seminar
- Graduate Contemporary Art
- Studio Elective
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
Applications received after the Priority Deadline will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.
DisciplinesVisual Arts Film, Photography & Media View 298 other Masters in Film, Photography & Media in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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
International24000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.
National24000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Boston
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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