Studio Arts Courses

Studio Arts MFA Seminars

Each year the Faculty of Fine Arts offers a selection of courses from the Studio Arts and Cinema departments. A list of those courses, as well as information about the specific content of the seminar offerings is available from the MFA Studio Arts office.

Description: This seminar addresses the relationship between theory and studio practice. Professional and practical issues facing the artist will be discussed.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: This course addresses issues which situate and inform artists and their work.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: This course addresses issues which situate and inform artists and their work.

Component(s): Seminar

Notes:

Description: Special topics will address a variety of issues that are factors in the making, presentation and the situating of art in society.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: Special topics will address a variety of issues that are factors in the making, presentation and the situating of art in society.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: Topics are drawn from a variety of discourses to address the construction of identity in contemporary art and society.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: Topics are drawn from a variety of discourses to address the construction of identity in contemporary art and society.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: Topics may address a wide range of critical fields related to media art practices, examining both conventional and non-traditional artworks such as performance, audio, video, and computer art, as well as other media.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: Topics may address a wide range of critical fields related to media art practices, examining both conventional and non-traditional artworks such as performance, audio, video, and computer art, as well as other media.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: This seminar examines critical issues in contemporary cinema.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: This seminar examines critical issues in contemporary cinema.

Component(s): Seminar

MFA Studio Courses

Description: A studio course providing an opportunity for intense investigation into a broad range of issues in ceramics and other disciplines. Under the supervision of a professor, the structure of the course allows each participant to pursue independent interests.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of CERA 610.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of CERA 611.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of CERA 612.

Component(s): Studio

Description: Under the guidance of an instructor, students will pursue a directed studio practice.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A studio course providing an opportunity for intense investigation in fibres and material practices as well as other disciplines. Under the supervision of a professor, the structure of the course allows each student to pursue independent interests.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of FBRS 610.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of FBRS 611.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of FBRS 612.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A studio course providing an opportunity for intense investigation in video, performance and electronic arts, as well as other disciplines. Under the supervision of a faculty member, the structure of the course allows each participant to pursue independent studio practice.

Component(s): Studio

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for OPME 610 may not take this course for credit.

Description: A continuation of IMCA 610.

Component(s): Studio

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for OPME 611 may not take this course for credit.

Description: A continuation of IMCA 611.

Component(s): Studio

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for OPME 612 may not take this course for credit.

Description: A continuation of IMCA 612.

Component(s): Studio

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for OPME 613 may not take this course for credit.

Description: A studio course providing investigation into a broadly defined concept of photography. Under the supervision of a professor, each student pursues independent studio practice.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of PHOT 610.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of PHOT 611.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of PHOT 612.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A studio course providing intense investigation of the technical and theoretical concerns of diverse forms of print media. Under the supervision of a professor, each student pursues independent studio practice.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of PRIN 610.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of PRIN 611.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of PRIN 612.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A studio course providing opportunity for intense investigation into a wide range of approaches to painting. Under the supervision of a professor the structure of the course allows each student to pursue individual interests in painting.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of PTNG 610.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of PTNG 611.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of PTNG 612.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A studio course offering the opportunity for intense investigation into the formation of visual and material culture in art. Under the supervision of a professor each student may pursue independent studio practice.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of SCUL 610.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of SCUL 611.

Component(s): Studio

Description: A continuation of SCUL 612.

Component(s): Studio

Studio Arts MFA Project and Examination

Description: With the guidance of a faculty advisor, students prepare work leading to an exhibition.

Component(s): Studio; Research

Description: Following the successful completion of the Studio Project, the student prepares a professional-level presentation within a public forum (gallery, screening room, etc.) accompanied by an artist’s statement. The candidate meets with an Examination Committee to describe the evolution of the work and to situate it in the context of current practice and theory. The Committee will question the student and determine whether or not to recommend that the student be awarded the MFA degree.

Component(s): Studio

Studio Arts Internship Courses

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Students must have completed 21 credits in the MFA Program prior to enrolling. Students must submit an internship proposal supported by a full-time faculty member and approved with written permission by the Graduate Program Director prior to enrolling.

Description: Under the joint supervision of a qualified professional and a full-time faculty member, the student will be employed within industry, or by a professional organization or other relevant affiliation. Assessment is based upon a required paper, contributions to supervisory sessions and the successful completion of the internship (300 hours).

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Students must have completed 21 credits in the MFA Program prior to enrolling. Students must submit an internship proposal supported by a full-time faculty member and approved with written permission by the MFA Graduate Program Director prior to enrolling.

Description: Under the joint supervision of a qualified professional and a full-time faculty member the student will be employed within industry, or by a professional organization or other relevant affiliation. Assessment is based upon a required paper, contributions to supervisory sessions and the successful completion of the internship (150 hours).

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Students must have completed 21 credits in the MFA Program prior to enrolling. Students must submit an internship proposal supported by a full-time faculty member and approved with written permission by the MFA Graduate Program Director prior to enrolling.

Description: Under the joint supervision of a qualified professional and a full-time faculty member the student will be employed within industry, or by a professional organization or other relevant affiliation. Assessment is based upon a required paper, contributions to supervisory sessions and the successful completion of the internship (150 hours).

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Studio Arts Independent Studies Courses

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Students must have completed 21 credits in the MFA Program prior to enrolling. Students must submit an internship proposal supported by a full-time faculty member and approved with written permission by the MFA Graduate Program Director prior to enrolling.

Description: The student explores a specific field or topic relevant to their area of study.

Component(s): Studio

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Students must have completed 21 credits in the MFA Program prior to enrolling. Students must submit an independent study proposal supported by a full-time faculty member and approved with written permission by the Graduate Program Director prior to enrolling.

Description: The student explores a specific field or topic relevant to their area of study.

Component(s): Studio

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Students must have completed 21 credits in the MFA Program prior to enrolling. Students must submit an independent proposal supported by a full-time faculty member and approved with written permission by the Graduate Program Director prior to enrolling.

Description: The student explores a specific field or topic relevant to their area of study.

Component(s): Studio

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