The Print Media concentration of the MFA in Studio Arts program provides a multidisciplinary environment for the investigation of contemporary print practices. The program supports photo-digital and print-based processes in intaglio, lithography, screenprint, digital print and book arts, as well as an expanding range of new media practices including computer graphics, internet art, e-publishing, animation and installation. You will be encouraged to master professional print skills and examine the aesthetics and theory of print practice. Recent thematic topics include narrative, hypertext, databases, networks and cultural aesthetics.
The concentration in Print Media maintains associations with professional collectives including Atelier Circulaire, ARPRIM and GRAFF and provides an opportunity to work with invited master printers. Additionally, core courses are enhanced by workshops, seminars, critiques and visiting artist lectures. Recent visiting artists include Cuban artists Ramiro Ricardo Feria and Ernesto Blanco Miguel Sanciprian, Libby Hague and Dyan Achjadi.