Studio Art - Graduate Application Requirements | School of Art | Kent State University

Studio Art - Graduate Application Requirements

M.F.A. in Studio Art (or M.A. in Fine Arts or Crafts)

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Artist statement (250-500 words) and a resume that includes exhibitions and relevant experience
  • Portfolio (instructions below)
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons who are themselves in your proposed area of study or a closely related field.

Portfolio submission:

Studio Art applicants are required to submit a digital portfolio that shows an emphasis in the proposed area of studio interest. The portfolio should consist of 20 images and must be presented in a single PDF file under 10 MB with title, date, media, and size included for each image.  To achieve this, we suggest making a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation with one image per slide and exporting the slideshow as a PDF. Each image should be no more than 1500 pixels on the longest side.