SVA MFA Computer Art: call for applications & new Chair

Left to right, top: Hannah Roman, The Moon is Essentially Gray, 2016. 3D animation. Muhammad Hafix Wan Rosli, Designatum, 2010. Interactive installation. NaiWei Liu, Something Important, 2014. 2D animation. Bottom: Chang Gao, Again, 2016, 2D animation. Nakyung Lee, Nowhere, 2016. Installation. Jui Ting Liang, Liminal Love, 2016. 3D animation.


MFA Computer Art: call for applications & new Chair

School of Visual Arts (SVA)Application deadline: January 15, 2017

School of Visual Arts (SVA)
209 E 23rd St
New York, NY 10010

The SVA MFA Computer Art department application deadline for the fall 2017 class is coming up. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour, please contact us directly at [email protected] or call T 212 592 2778. For additional info, see the list of links below.

Application requirements / Application procedures / Department requirements / Frequently asked questions / International applicant guidelines / Tuition and fees

Joining SVA MFA Computer Art in 2017 is our new Chair Terrence Masson. Bruce Wands will be stepping down from his day-to-day responsibilities to assume the role of Chair Emeritus and focus on his creative work, writing, and research. Terrence looks forward to continue the department’s tradition of excellence and mission to find new creative uses for emerging technologies and software.

The MFA Computer Art Department emphasizes creative experimentation and a multidisciplinary approach to making art with computers and emerging technologies. Dedicated to producing digital artists of the highest caliber, the department guides each student in the development of a personal artistic style in a course of study that is individually tailored to meet his or her needs. Students come from around the world to study in this two-year, 60-credit MFA degree program, which has distinguished itself with eight Student Academy Awards.

School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers, and creative professionals for more than six decades.  With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, dynamic curriculum, and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. Comprised of more than 6,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 35,000 alumni in 100 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world. For information about the College’s 31 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, visit


SVA MFA Computer Art: call for applications & new Chair