University of Miami—MFA in Art, MFA in Motion Pictures: Call for Applications
University of Miami
Above: Ralph Provisero, “Trinacria,” 2011.
Above: Ralph Provisero, “Trinacria,” 2011.

Department of Art and Art History, University of Miami
Motion Picture Program, University of Miami 

Learn more about:
Art & Art History at UMiami
Art Department Galleries 

Motion Pictures at UMiami
Cosford Cinema

MFA Art Application Deadline: February 15 for the following fall semester
MFA Motion Pictures Priority Deadline: February 1, Final Deadline: April 1 for the following fall semester


The Department of Art and Art History brings together talented students and a faculty of highly regarded professional artists and art historians. The department has about 20 graduate students and 19 full-time faculty. Graduate students may pursue an MFA in Ceramics, Painting, Photography/Digital Imaging, Printmaking, and Sculpture in a program that is designed for personal development and career success. The department has newly renovated studios and operates gallery spaces at the College of Arts and Sciences Gallery and in Miami’s renowned Wynwood Art District, and has additional exhibition opportunities at the University’s Lowe Art Museum.


The mission of the Motion Picture Program is to nurture individual creative voices and independent thinking through the creative collaborative motion picture process for careers in both screen arts and the moving image profession. The MFA program in Motion Pictures emphasizes critical understanding of moving image practice in diverse social and cultural contexts for the creation of work that is relevant and impactful. Graduate students in Motion Pictures may pursue flexible specialization in Producing, Directing, Screenwriting, Editing, Cinematography, Sound, Non-Fiction, and Interactive media creation.


The University of Miami offers distinctive opportunities for field experience abroad, interdisciplinary collaboration, professional networking opportunities and national exposure. The MFA educational offerings are complemented by renowned national and international artists and scholars visits to campus each semester. The Cosford Cinema hosts visiting filmmakers, curated film series, panels and film festivals.


Funding is available to graduate students through teaching opportunities, departmental assistantships, and fellowships.


Admission to the MFA in Arts:
Apply to the MFA in Arts: 


Admission to the MFA in Motion Pictures:
Apply to MFA in Motion Pictures: 


MFA in Studio Art: [email protected], 305-284-2542
Mailing Address: 
Department of Art & Art History, 1540 Levante Avenue, University of Miami, Coral Gables FL 33146 


MFA in Motion Pictures: [email protected], 305-284-6902
Mailing Address: Motion Picture Program, 5100 Brunson Drive, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146



January 14, 2012