Art & Technology MFA program at the Ohio State University

  • Deadline:
    Dec. 31, 2013, 5 p.m.
  • Location:
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 258 Hopkins Hall, 146 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio, 43210, US

Art and Technology at the Ohio State University is seeking excellent artist applicants to our MFA program. This highly competitive program offers graduate assistantships (with free tuition plus stipend and a private studio) for all three years for accepted students who maintain good academic standing.

We seek applicants who are focused on criticality and conceptualization as driving forces for their creative work; including work in non-technological media. The MFA program in Art and Technology encourages the development of a student’s unique vision, aesthetic, and use of technological tools of all type. We foster a community of creative practitioners who understand history and theory while also defining what is next at the intersection of the arts, technology and the sciences. Our faculty and graduate students work with electronics and kinetics, interactive installation, robotic sculpture, 3D modeling and rapid prototyping, experimental video and animation, holography and light, biological media,, art games, performance, sound and traditional art media. More about Art & Tech:

The Department of Art at The Ohio State University is ranked by the U.S. News and World Report in the top 10 nationally among public institution and #18 among all schools. The department is a community of highly qualified artists, dedicated faculty, skilled staff, and engaged students who are fully committed to learning, research, and service. Our faculty are accomplished professionals who make significant contributions to the cultural life of the university, city, state, nation, and world through research that results in creative activities, exhibitions, public lectures, and numerous related activities. We are committed to providing members of our community an intellectually stimulating environment, access to good studio spaces, and connections to vast resources available on our campus. As a community we celebrate the production, examination, and evaluation of the visual arts as a people-centered enterprise, we preserve the core values of intellectual freedom and creative examination and take pride in the diversity of viewpoints and expertise that are essential elements of a rich environment for creative inquiry.

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The Ohio State University is one of the nation’s largest, most comprehensive universities. The Columbus campus enrolls over 59,000 students, more than 3,600 of whom are international students representing more than 100 countries. Ohio State offers approximately 11,700 courses in more than one hundred departments, including graduate programs in virtually every profession.

City Of Columbus is the state’s capital and largest city. Columbus is a thriving city in business, medicine, education, and the arts. The Columbus region is home to more than 20 theatre companies, 100 art galleries, and 18 museums. We have more park space per capita than any other U.S. city. We are home to a world-class symphony, ballet, and opera, and host all sorts of diverse festivals and cultural events. Columbus has great restaurants, amazing shopping, unique cultural districts, and an energizing nightlife.