Call for Submissions:

UCSB MFA Program 2009

POSTED BY: Lisa Jevbratt | Thu Oct 30th, 2008 1:31 p.m.

University of California Santa Barbara
Department of Art
Master of Fine Arts Program

Apply now for Fall 2009
Deadline: Monday, January 5, 2009

The MFA graduate program is an intense two-year course of study emphasizing interdisciplinary
approaches to art making. Students interdisciplinary and intermedia practice may include the
following areas: Painting, Drawing, Photography, Print & Book Arts, Digital Media and Electronics,
Visualization, Sculpture & Spatial Studies, and Theory & Criticism. The program includes formal
studio courses, graduate seminars in theory and criticism, studio critique, and independent study.
The program focuses on the personal growth of students in their pursuit of careers as dedicated,
professional artists. Art department MFA students with a special interest in Media Art can also take classes in the Media Art Technology Program.

Faculty includes Laurel Beckman, Gary Brown, Jane Callister, Kip Fulbeck, Colin Gardner, Lisa
Jevbratt, George Legrady, Jane Mulfinger, Marcos Novak, Marko Peljhan, Harry Reese, Richard Ross and Kim Yasuda.

Recent visiting artists and lecturers include:
Charles Gaines, James Gobel, Ann Hamilton, Pearl C. Hsiung, Ilya Kabakov, Dinh Q. Le, Daniel J.
Martinez, Christopher Miles, Wangechi Mutu, Catherine Opie, Laura Owens, Lari Pittman, John Roloff,
Adam Ross, D.K. Ruth, Rural Studios, Jim Shaw, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, Diana Thater, Jeffrey
Vallance, Chen Zhen, Amos Kennedy, Michael Taussig, Gary Hill, Bruce Ferguson, and Thomas Crow.

For information, contact:
Yumi Kinoshita
Graduate Advisor
Department of Art
805.893.5962 (application procedures) (the Media Art Technology Program)