Here, you create.
Effective Spring 2017 - No new students will be accepted into this program while it is
undergoing a revision. Students interested in pursuing an MFA may
consider the Art M.F.A. Program.
Current students will complete the program of study identified here.
"Fine art is that in which the hand, the head and the heart go together." John Ruskin (1819-1900) author, artist.
Employment of artists and related workers is expected to grow 12 percent through 2018. Source: "Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 Edition"
is a phenomenon that shapes perception, embodies emotion, communicates
attitudes and expands the boundaries of human experience. Artistic
expression is the exploration of intellectual curiosity, the growth of
technical proficiency and the establishment of an innovative community.
Art is a foundation upon which human expression rests.
GSU Master of Arts in art stresses intellectual curiosity,
self-discipline and technical proficiency. With course work in painting,
printmaking, photography, digital imaging, sculpture or ceramics, you
can become a mature artist in command of the medium and capable of
expressing an individual view. Classes in art history treat art objects
as historical documents related in subject, style, technique and
material to other works of art. The classes also help us interpret the
context and purpose of art objects. Courses range from contemporary
international and regional artistic expressions to those of ancient
America, Africa and Asia. The master's program includes a graduate
exhibition or presentation of an art history thesis.
a graduate you are prepared to become a practicing artist or to find a
career in the art world as a critic, curator or professional educator.
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