Master of Fine Arts in Fibers and Materials Studies Program By Temple University |Top Universities

Master of Fine Arts in Fibers and Materials Studies

Master of Fine Arts in Fibers and Materials Studies

  • QS World University Rankings
    751-800
  • Study Level Masters
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Start date Jan-2000
The graduate program in Fibers and Materials Studies is a two-year, 60-credit program leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree. Our nationally recognized faculty, who bring to the program a reputation for excellence in teaching with a wide range of attitudes and philosophical positions, are complemented by an extensive schedule of visiting artists and critics. Students can also draw from the cultural resources of Philadelphia and the nearby art centers of New York and Washington, DC. Interdisciplinary Study: The focus in Fibers and Materials Studies is augmented and balanced by specially designed graduate-level Art History courses and seminars; a required interdisciplinary seminar; and studio electives that ensure cross-disciplinary contact among students. Study Abroad: The Crafts area participates in faculty and student exchange programs with the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland. Accreditation: This degree program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Areas of Specialization: In the Fibers area, equipment is available for traditional and contemporary techniques, including new technologies that allow the development of surface imagery with photographic stencils, as well as the creation of weave structures on a computer AVL loom. Students are encouraged to experiment with the materials, techniques, and concepts previously developed in their work. Job Prospects: The M.F.A. program prepares graduates for careers as professional artists, craftspersons, designers, and educators.

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