2019 Graduate Exhibition, Manetti Shrem Museum. Pictured: works by Bailey Anderson and Rachel Deane
The Art Studio MFA in the Department of Art & Art History at UC Davis is a two-year, generously funded, critically engaged graduate program that provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary study in the visual arts. Drawing on the vast resources of a research one university, the program offers MFA students the opportunity to engage in intensive artistic work supported with individual, spacious 24-hour access studios, while interacting with other artists, scholars and STEM professionals across campus. Art Studio is committed to delivering an innovative educational curriculum in preparation for professional public engagement in the arts including arts education, exhibition and curatorial practices, and community-based work.
The Art Studio Program in the Department of Art and Art History offers BA and MFA degrees. Art Studio at UC Davis delivers a broad range of hands-on studio practices. Students are encouraged to explore a broad range of disciplines and are expected to take advantage of beginning classes which provide a critical introduction to the research possibilities.