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The Art Department at Radford University is characterized by flexibility of offerings. All studio areas are offered each semester, providing students with opportunities to explore a variety of interests and develop expertise in chosen media. Art majors may concentrate in studio artgraphic designart history and museum studies, or art education.

Radford University MFA Exhibition


Each year, graduating MFA students exhibit their best work. Work made for the MFA show expresses each student’s personal vision, goals, and advances in technique. The 2016 exhibition catalogue you see here opens with some examples of faculty work and then features highlights from the work of four students who completed their degree in the spring semester.

View our 2016 MFA Exhibition catalog

MFA Graduate Student News

MFA graduate student Kevin Kwon

Kevin Kwon had a work accepted into First Street Gallery’s 2016 MFA National Competition in NYC. His work was featured prominently in the gallery's PR efforts.

Current Art Events

  1. Adolf Dehn: Nocturnal Travels »

    Tuesday May 23 - Friday Jul 21

    All day @ Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

    Originally from Minnesota, Dehn spent much of his life traveling. His art works consist of drawings, watercolors and lithographs of people and places he visited while traveling. This show emphasizes his lithography. The Art Museum’s collection of works by Dehn was the gift of his wife, at the suggestion of Dorothy Gillespie.
  2. Radford City Fine Arts Show »

    Thursday Jun 29 - Friday Jul 21

    All day @ RUAM Gallery Downtown

    A juried exhibition that showcases the best art in Southwest Virginia, sponsored by Radford University and the City of Radford. The juror for this year’s exhibition is Sue Steele Thomas, professor of art at Virginia Western Community College.

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