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Painting

San Francisco Art Institute

Master On Campus
24 months
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About

The Painting program of San Francisco Art Institute has been at the forefront of many important historical developments, including Social Realism, Abstract Expressionism, Bay Area Figuration, the California Funk Movement and the street art-inspired projects of the Mission School.

Overview

The distinguished legacy of painting at SFAI informs the present and future of the medium.

This pluralistic history informs the contemporary moment where all possibilities are valued, from traditional approaches on canvas to interdisciplinary painting practices.

At the Painting program of San Francisco Art Institute, the ever-expanding definition of painting is affirmed by a philosophically diverse faculty enthusiastic about a wide range of approaches to material and conceptual solutions. Faculty challenge students to ask bold questions and to develop their own authentic approach to painting.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Conceptual Qualities: Demonstrates a developed conceptual framework of the work and its relationship to historical antecedents and contemporary critical discourse (i.e., clarity of ideas).
  • Formal Qualities: Engages appropriately the materials and tools of the media used to produce the work (i.e., mastery of materials and technique, as well as how effectively the form follows the concept).
  • Presentation: Clearly articulates and presents the ideas behind the work. Produces a cohesive and accomplished visual presentation.
  • Research: Invests an appropriate level of research to develop the work, from both a conceptual and formal perspective (i.e. effectiveness of experimentation and methodology).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • In Studio Art (with Optional Emphasis)
  • Graduate Tutorial
  • Graduate Critique Seminar
  • Studio Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application, including $85 nonrefundable application fee
  • Portfolio
  • Artist statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23925 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    47850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23925 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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