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PennMFA open house 2018
University of Pennsylvania
Above: Adrienne Hall, Bild — Build, PennMFA thesis exhibition 2018. Photo: Theo Mullen III.
Above: Adrienne Hall, Bild — Build, PennMFA thesis exhibition 2018. Photo: Theo Mullen III.
November 5, 2018, 9am

Application deadline 2019: January 10

University of Pennsylvania
Morgan Fine Arts Building
205 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
United States

T +1 215 898 8374
[email protected]

www.design.upenn.edu/mfa
www.design.upenn.edu

RSVP for open house

Please join the University of Pennsylvania MFA program at an open house for prospective graduate students on Monday, November 5. Prospective applicants will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and students, as well as tour the program facilities and studios. The tour also visits the Institute of Contemporary Art, located on Penn’s campus, for a meeting with members of the curatorial staff, with whom the MFA department co-sponsors a number of collaborative programs.

The Masters of Fine Arts program at the University of Pennsylvania is focused on the professional development of visual artists. Through workshops, seminar courses, international residency opportunities, and interactions with curators, writers and artists, the program provides an open framework to foster independent methods of artistic research. In addition to seminars within the Fine Arts department, graduate students are encouraged to pursue the impressive selection of courses offered across the university.

PennDesign offers a range of tuition fellowships to recognize the merit and diversity of applicants to the program. Each year students in the program present public lectures and exhibitions, preparing them for an independent career in the arts that successfully reaches multiple audiences. Teaching Assistantships are offered to all incoming students; those with a sustained desire to teach participate in a program where they propose a syllabus and teach a foundation level studio course at Penn.

MFA Program Faculty
Matt Freedman, David Hartt, Sharon Hayes, Michelle Lopez, Ken Lum, Joshua Mosley, Orkan Telhan, Jackie Tileston, Ralph Lemon.

MFA Program Senior Critics 2018–19
Michael Brenson, Dider William, Doreen Garner, Remi Onabanjo, Paul Farber.

Visiting Artists
Sable Elyse Smith, Lynne Cooke, Cauleen Smith, Devin Kenny, Yvonne Rainer, Lavar Munroe, Troy Michie, Fred Moten, Allora and Calzadilla, Fia Backström, Judith Barry, Yael Bartana, Walead Beshty, Dawoud Bey, Huma Bhabha, Jules de Balincourt, Achim Borchart-Hume, Tania Bruguera, James Casebere, Paul Chan, Ian Cheng, Mike Cloud, Tim Davis, Dunne & Raby, Spencer Finch, Julia Fish, Harrell Fletcher, Dara Friedman, Barnaby Furnas, Rainer Ganahl, Theaster Gates, Kendell Geers, Paul Graham, Alfredo Jaar, Sreffani Jemison, Ben Katchor, Jon Kessler, Ralph Lemon, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Olaf Nicolai, John Pilson, Walid Raad, Paul Ramirez Jones, Richard Rezac, Torbjørn Rødland, Cameron Rowland, Heather Rowe, Wael Shawky, Amie Siegel, Lorna Simpson, Meredyth Sparks, Veit Stratmann, Mark Tribe, Wendy White, Anicka Yi, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung.

To schedule a visit or for program inquires, contact: [email protected] or T +215 898 8374

October 30, 2018

location

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia