The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

School of Art College of Fine Arts

Master of Fine Arts

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Art is organized within a two- dimensional and a three-dimensional structure. Our students specialize in drawing, ceramics, painting, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, photography, design, installation, performance, or mixed media. The MFA in Art requires the completion of a total of 60 semester hours of course work, which includes 33 hours of studio courses; 24 hours must be taken in the student’s area of concentration; 9 hours will be taken in a minor studio area. The student must take 12 hours of art history courses and 3 hour seminar, ART 6383, The Art Profession. The final semester includes Art 7300, Graduate Exhibition and Art 7301 Graduate Paper on Art 7300, Graduate Exhibition and Art 7303 Graduate Thesis. In addition, graduate students must complete six hours of graduate level university electives.

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Contact Information
Robert Bradley
956-665-2897
Office: Edinburg Campus, EVABL 1.204
robert.bradley@utrgv.edu

Donald Jerry Lyles
Phone: 956-665-2966
Office: Edinburg Campus, EVABL 1.302
donald.lyles@utrgv.edu