January 7, 2017

Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Jennifer Henry, FETED, 2016. Installation & live performance at Cube Gallery, Las Vegas.

The Department of Art at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applicants for our Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art program. Full time Graduate Assistantships awarded upon matriculation for the duration of our three-year program.

The UNLV MFA is a 3-year, research-based studio art program that uses a tutorial and seminar system as the primary basis for instruction. Graduate students come in direct contact with a diverse art/art history faculty whose work engages a variety of media, including sculpture, drawing/painting, photography, and printmaking and cross-disciplinary course studies.

Las Vegas
Is a diverse and dynamic metropolitan region home to 1.5 million people, hosting a growing collection of innovative institutions and art spaces, including UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum. Our spacious graduate studios are located within the UNLV campus and minutes from the Las Vegas strip, as well as the stunning surrounding desert environment, including Death Valley National Park and Red Rock Canyon.

Visiting artist lecture series & artist in residence programs
Past visitors: Robert Irwin, Doug Wheeler, Vito Acconci, Trevor Paglen, Lyn Foulkes, Beth Campbell, Carrie Moyer, Carter Mull, Miljohn Ruperto, Amy Siegel, Letha Wilson, James Casebere, Robert Heinecken, James Elkins, Jim Shaw, Daniel Bozhkov,Bruce McLure, Corin Hewitt, Paul Kos, Mathieu Gregoire, Josiah Mceheny, Richard Flieschner, George Trakas, James Elkins, Dike Blair, David Pagel, Hugh M. Davies, Philip Ursprung, Stanya Khan, Andrea Fraser and Kerry Tribe

For more information on our program and application process, visit our website.

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