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UT Tyler Department of Art & Art History

Graduate Studies

Master of Fine Arts Degree (Studio Arts)

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The master of fine arts degree program provides the means for graduate students to develop as contemporary artists in all aspects of the discipline.

Through directed studies of an individualized nature, students discover their own historical context, master technical skills required, mature aesthetic interests, and develop professional practices and the capacity to create sophisticated visual and conceptual statements.

Courses of study include extensive critical analysis, research into contemporary art theory, innovative problem solving, aesthetics, and an exploration of the artist's role and interface with contemporary society.