Experiential Learning Opportunities

Student and professor at Coalesce

Visiting Artist Speaker Series

The fall lecture series features renowned artists, critics and curators. Students have the opportunity to conduct individual studio visits.

Past visitors have included Ryan Trecartin, Catherine Opie, Lyle Ashton Harris, Karen Finley, Douglas Crimp, The Yes Men, Xu Bing, Maurizio Cattelan, Claire Pentecost, Mel Chin, Stan Douglas, Trevor Paglan, William Pope L., Michelle Grabner and Jens Hoffman

Interdisciplinary Research Opportunities

Beijing Graduate Exchange Program is a cross-cultural collaborative program offering graduate students residencies with the Academy of Arts & Design at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Coalesce Center for Biological Arts is a hybrid studio laboratory facility for artists and designers. It is dedicated to enabling hands-on creative engagement with tools and technologies of the life sciences.

Emerging Practices is a joint MFA venture between the Department of Art and the Department of Media Study. It focuses on the interdisciplinary space between emerging technologies and the arts. EP students are focused on exploring the technical, tactical, cultural and communicative potential of emerging technologies such as interactive media, electronic installation, robotics, biotechnology and algorithmic image synthesis.

Humanities Institute provides a forum for cross discipline scholarship through faculty and student research fellowships, lectures, conferences and publications.