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M.F.A. in Studio Art

If your goal is a future as a professional artist or graphic designer, or you hope to teach studio art at the university level, the program at Radford University is the program for you. The Master of Fine Arts degree lets you concentrate in painting, drawing, photography, graphic design, jewelry and metalworking or ceramics, and features small classes, opportunities to work closely with your professors, and an accomplished, international faculty.

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Why choose Radford?


Job Opportunities

Graduates hold teaching jobs in painting, mixed media and graphic design


Professional Development

Continue to teach while taking studio courses to further your education


Individualized Studies

Plan your career, work closely with your mentor(s) and hone your studio skills

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I chose the MFA program in studio art, with a concentration in photography, at Radford University because I wanted to further explore and enhance my artistic skills and I wanted to teach at the university level."

Langley Anderson '18

Radford University graduate program alumnus 

Langley Anderson '18
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Exhibition Spaces

We have the space to bring in exhibitions of:

  • professional artists’ work and special collections;
  • exhibition spaces for the graduation shows of our students;
  • displays of work done in studio classes by students in their first or second years of the program.
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