Call for applications: MFA Program in Photography

Call for applications: MFA Program in Photography

Lesley University

January 19, 2013
Call for applications: MFA Program in Photography

Application deadline: March 1, 2013

The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University
700 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215

The Art Institute of Boston (AIB) MFA in Photography program led by artist and photographer Christopher James, featuring a strong and talented core faculty, and a major collaborative Visiting Artist component, is seeking dynamic and talented artists to join our Fall 2013 class.

The AIB MFA in Photography program emphasizes the hand-made image, craft, and concept-driven photography. Our program is built upon photographic history, the fluid integration of contemporary media with traditional art forms, critical and professional studies, and alternative photographic practice.

Christopher James
Bonnell Robinson
Matthew Nash
David Hilliard
Christine Collins
Ben Sloat
Jane Tuckerman

Visiting Artists/Critics (current and upcoming)
Keith Carter
Dan Estabrook
Vicki Goldberg
Luis González Palma
Lyle Rexer
Holly Roberts
Roy Flukinger
John Stilgoe

Student testimonials
“This program has a realistic approach to art-making and the life of the artist: both are full of challenges and require great resources for success.”—Erin Morelock

“The MFA in photography program is allowing me to learn from some of the best working and dedicated professionals in the field, and to some day soon teach my own class as a MFA student. This program is unique in that it focuses on the union of historic photographic processes and digital imaging  capabilities.”—Aris Sandoval

“The program has a unique mix of intensive group seminars and individualized meetings, as well as a variety of choice in electives. The visiting artist program is particularly valuable, providing informed outside perspectives and important connections within the greater artistic community.”—Lindsay Rogers

“This program is creating a new path in the medium of photography, theory, and practice; I simply wanted to be here at the beginning of a program that is innovative. This program I believe is unrivaled in its depth of fostering those relationships between the students, AIB, and its visiting artist.”—Michael Donnor

“At AIB there is a commitment to individual goals. The instructors are flexible; take time to know who you are and what it is you need to achieve the best personal education. This individualized approach paired with access to a wide range of instructors who are also practicing photographers with expertise in a variety of genres make AIB the ideal place to earn an MFA in photography.”—Jess Somers

Application deadline for Fall 2013 is March 1, 2013.

The MFA in Photography program is fully accredited by both the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

For more information including application information and to request an MFA in Photography Viewbook today, please contact Liana Caffrey at [email protected] or 617 349 8201 or visit

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