March 1, 2017

MFA visiting artists

Lesley University
Luis González Palma (visiting artist), Mobius, 2014. Photography on canvas and acrylic paint, 12 x 12 inches.

Be guided by trailblazers in visual culture through Lesley’s MFA in Photography and MFA in Visual Arts programs.

All-star visiting artists, historians, curators, and scholars serve as MFA faculty, guest speakers, and mentors each semester at Lesley University’s College of Art and Design. The professional insights and career connections they provide, both during and after the MFA experience, are unprecedented.

Luis González Palma and Dawit L. Petros will be next to join the College of Art and Design’s roster of visiting artists. Recent guests have included:
Laurel Nakadate, Binh Danh, Sharon Harper, Lucy Kim, Kalup Linzy, Steve Locke, Deborah Luster, Susan Meiselas

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the College of Art and Design has shaped the careers of students in the arts for more than 100 years. In addition to fostering students’ professional connections, our MFA in Photography and MFA in Visual Arts programs emphasize traditional and experimental approaches within the study of art, photography, and critical studies.

MFA in Photography, with a focus on integrated media—on campus
Explore the historical, cultural, and contemporary nuances of photography and its relationships and integration to other media. Through rigorous study, enhance your understanding of photographic art traditions while developing the necessary tools and expertise to continuously flex, refine, and evolve.
Study full-time in Cambridge, Massachusetts with access to our state-of-the-art Lunder Arts Center facilities.

MFA in Visual Arts—low residency
Advised by faculty from diverse disciplines, craft a course of study that integrates creative work into your daily life. Sustain your studio practice in your local environment. Twice a year, assess your direction during ten-day residencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts. An immersion of critique, seminars, talks, and exhibitions, the residency experience is a catalyst for growth, reflection, and community.

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Lesley University’s College of Art and Design is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) and is fully accredited by both the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

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