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Hsin Yao Tseng
Welat Najeeb Binavi
Seok Don Choi
The MA in Fine Arts can be completed with one of three emphases: Drawing and Painting, Printmaking, or Sculpture. This degree program provides students with the creative and technical skills needed to thrive in today’s art world. Students will leave with professional-level portfolios and an understanding of the business of art.
MA Degree Requirements
Graduate students will meet the following student performance criteria:
Planning and Conceptual Development
Specialty Skills: Printmaking
Academy of Art University Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Academy of Art University will demonstrate the ability to:
The Master of Fine Art program provides students a framework for advanced study in drawing and painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Students are focused on technical and conceptual development in figurative, abstract or landscape work. The School of Fine Art provides graduate students with studio space, exhibition galleries, and world class facilities.
MFA Degree Requirements
MFA Thesis Project
Please see Degree Breakdown for requirements for the program. Explore our course catalog and take classes based on your interests, either online or in our world-class facilities in San Francisco.
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The MFA curriculum in Fine Art allows students to concentrate on Painting, Printmaking or Sculpture with a focus on technical and conceptual development. The departments provide graduate students with studio space, exhibition galleries and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.
The resulting student portfolios are critically appraised at the graduate student's final review and are professionally exhibited to the fine art community in San Francisco's gallery district.
Carrie Ann Plank
Assistant Director of Printmaking