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  • Department of Art and Art History
    216A Art Building
    Davis, CA 95616
    Tel: (530) 752-0105
    Fax: (530) 752-0795
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Contact Graduate Studies

  • 250 Mrak Hall
    One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616

    Phone: (530) 752-0650
    Fax: (530) 752-6222
Art (Studio)

Application Deadlines

  • General: Jan 15, 2014
  • Prospective Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2014
  • Continuing Student Fellowship: Dec 1, 2013

* Deadline Descriptions

Degrees Offered

  • M.F.A.

Designated Emphases

Admission Requirements

  • Statement of purpose about applicant's artwork
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Art Studio MFA applicants must submit both their online graduate application *AND* their online portfolio before they will be reviewed for admission. For details, please visit the Art Studio website and go to Apply > Graduate Application > Requirements.

Degree Requirements

Administrative Bylaws

The two-year Master of Fine Arts degree offers students training in advanced artistry and perceptive abilities for the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramic sculpture, photography, video, or electronic arts for careers as practicing artists. Individual studio space on campus is provided.

This is a departmentally-based Graduate Program.

For more information, visit the Art (Studio) website.


Program Chair
Hearne Pardee
(Department Chair)
Art (530) 754-7377
Darrin Martin
(Graduate Program Chair)
Art (Studio) (530) 752-0105
Academic Advisers
Darrin Martin
(Adviser: Admissions and Primary Contact)
Art (Studio) 9/1/13 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-0105
Graduate Program Staff Coordinator
Victoria Dye The Arts Administrative Group (530) 752-8710
Student Affairs Officer (SAO) in the Office of Graduate Studies
Jean Telford Graduate Studies (530) 752-9292