Fine Arts Studio | Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree / MCAD

Fine Arts Studio

Push traditional boundaries.
Critique work in political and cultural contexts.
Reevaluate the artist's role in society.


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The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree in Fine Arts Studio

Fine arts studio majors transcend traditional categories of art—their work truly cuts across boundaries. Students are given the tools to create interdisciplinary, collaborative, and community works.

This program is fully customizable with elective courses in both studio and liberal arts areas.

Fine arts studio is a major offered in the four-year BFA degree program. Our BFA curriculum is rooted by Core Four—foundation courses that enhance students' professional development.


Course Descriptions

Required Courses 42
Total Credits 120


On-site internships at organizations such as galleries and cultural institutions—both local and international—allow students to learn about the industry, enhance their skills, network, and build their portfolios. Previous students have interned at the following organizations, among many others:

Art Shanty ProjectsBockley GalleryFuturefarmers, California ▪ Intermedia ArtsKinji Akagawa StudioKulture Club CollaborativeMN Center for Book ArtsPoor Farm, Wisconsin ▪ Urban OutfittersWalker Art Center

Fine Arts Studio Faculty

Natasha PestichGeorge MahoneyJohn GauntVal JenkinsSandra Teitge

Fine Arts Studio Alumni

John FosterJoe Sinness