MFA Visual Arts program, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University

MFA Visual Arts program, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University

Lesley University

December 20, 2011
MFA Visual Arts program, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University

700 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215 

Applications due February 1 for June 2012 residency.

The MFA in Visual Arts low-residency program, offered by The Art Institute of Boston (AIB) at Lesley University, provides the ideal solution for artists, teachers, and professionals in related fields who are seeking professional advancement in the field of visual arts. The MFA program allows students, with the guidance of a faculty advisor and a local studio mentor, to design their own studio and academic plans for each semester.


Upcoming Events:


MFA Visit Day
January 7, 2012
Boston, MA
RSVP required, space is limited


MFA Visiting Artist Talks
January 9–12, 2012
Boston, MA
Free and open to the public
Artist lectures sponsored by The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University and Massachusetts Cultural Council 


MFA Faculty, Student, and Alumni Highlights:
Judith Barry, MFA in Visual Arts Program Director & MFA Faculty member, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for the 2011 academic year. 


For two consecutive years, 2008 and 2009, two AIB MFA students have won the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, awarded to only 10–15 graduating MFA students in painting and sculpture nationwide.


“The residency atmosphere is intense with non-stop honest input and feedback. The combined voices of my advisors, studio mentors, and classmates have brought big changes in my work. I’ve never worked harder.” —Anne Baumgartner, MFA Visual Arts, ’10


“The MFA program helped me see my work in new ways—ways that opened up opportunities for serious change.”—R.J. Calabrese, MFA Visual Arts, ’09


Visiting Artist Faculty has included: Kamrooz Aram, Cory Arcangel, Dike Blair, Andreas Fogarasi, Adam McEwen, Carrie Moyer, Barry Schwabsky, and Carol Squiers.


Recent Visitors include: Nayland Blake, Holly Block, Barbara Bloom, Sarah Charlesworth, Vincent Desiderio, Thomas Eggerer, Maureen Gallace, Renée Green, Dana Hoey, Jacqueline Humphries, Barbara London, Tony Matelli, Annu Matthew, Rita McBride, Marilyn Minter, Rebecca Morris, Alexis Rockman, and Wendy White.


Faculty include: Anthony Apesos, Jan Avgikos, Fia Backström, Hannah Barrett, Judith Barry, Deborah Davidson, John Kramer, Michael Newman, Cesare Pietroiusti, Oscar Palacio, Constanze Ruhm, Sunanda K. Sanyal, Julia Scher, Ben Sloat, Laurel Sparks, Stuart Steck, Oliver Wasow, and Deb Todd Wheeler.


Application deadline for June 2012 residency: February 1, 2012
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