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New scholarship model for MFA in Visual Arts program subsidizes tuition for all incoming graduate students
Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University
Above: Rutgers in NY exhibition, 2015. Foreground: Sarah Mattes (MFA ’15), Outside Hypnotist 2, 2015Photo: Jody Somers.
Above: Rutgers in NY exhibition, 2015. Foreground: Sarah Mattes (MFA ’15), Outside Hypnotist 2, 2015Photo: Jody Somers.

The Visual Arts Department at Rutgers University has announced that as of fall 2016, all incoming graduate students will receive scholarships the equivalent of full out-of-state tuition in the first year and full in-state tuition for the second year of the MFA program. Opportunities to teach are also available.

Applications for fall 2016 admission are being accepted now through February 1.

Program highlights
Teaching opportunities / Curatorial opportunities / Faculty to student ratio of 1:2 / Access to a large public research university / Private studios / 4,000 square feet of gallery space / Excellent facilities including video, audio, photography and printmaking labs, welding and ceramics studios / Annual NYC exhibition / One hour from NYC

Faculty
Atif Akin / Gerry Beegan / Natalie Bookchin / Marc Handelman / Julie Langsam / Miranda Lichtenstein / Ardele Lister / Barbara Madsen / Diane Neumaier / Raphael Montañez Ortiz / Hanneline Rogeberg / Aki Sasamoto / Gary Schneider / Patrick Strzelec / Jacqueline Thaw / Stephen Westfall / John Yau / Thomas Nozkowski, Visiting Professor Emeritus / Kara Walker, Tepper Chair in Visual Arts

Visiting artists 2013–15
Michelle Abeles / Grimanesa Amoros / Ei Arakawa / Rachel Beach / Nayland Blake / Katherine Bradford / Bruno Ceschel / Mike Cloud / Tony Conrad / Das Institut / Angela Dufrense / Carroll Dunham / Nicole Eisenman / Maureen Gallace / Ben Gest / Dan Graham / Joanne Greenbaum / Miguel Gutierrez / Matthew Higgs / Christian Holstad / James Hyde / Suzanne Joelson / Matthew Keegan / Ann Lauterbach / Glenn Ligon / Nick Mauss / Suzanne McClelland / Tom McGrath / Ohad Meromi / John Miller / Catherine Murphy / Eileen Myles / Dona Nelson / Lorraine O’Grady / Demetrius Oliver / John Pilson / Eileen Quinlan / Lisi Raskin / David Reed / Mariah Robertson / Marina Rosenfeld / Joan Semmel / Cheny Thompson / B. Wurtz / Anicka Yi

December 4, 2015