University of Arizona College of Fine Arts

School of Art

Degrees Offered

MFA Alumnus Jonny Black and business partner launch new portfolio site - castirondesign.com

UANews.org: Professor Ellen McMahon featured

Professor Sheila Pitt awarded at the Univ. of Maryland’s Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition

Professor Frank Gohlke’s work featured in SiteSantaFe Exhibition

jrn.com: Professor David Taylor featured in news report

Professor Ellen McMahon article in Huffington Post + PSMAG.com

Art & Visual Culture Education Faculty Kudos!

Book Art Collective meeting first Wednesdays at 5:30pm

MFA Student, Kitagawa, given an ISC achievement award

Prof. Alshaibi awarded Non-Fiction prize by Arab American National Museum

Photography Professor, David Taylor’s 1821 Border Project Underway

PhD student, Mary Statzer, quoted in New York Times, “Using a Camera to Make More Than Memories”

3D & Extended Media Facilities

Graduate Facilities

Burnaway.org: Gary Setzer’s Tour of the Black Tongue

School of Art Professor, Dr. Widdifield co-awarded prestigious ACLS Fellowship

Photo Professor, David Taylor participating in international exhibition “Border Cultures”

University of Arizona

Student Work

Art Building

University of Arizona Museum of Art (UAMA)

Art Advisory Board

Program Requirements

Undergraduate Studies

Various

Studio Art

Photography Plan of Study

Programs of Study

Graduate Studios

UA Student Union Memorial Center

Ceramic Annex

The Loft Cinema

Joseph Gross Gallery

Lionel Rombach Gallery

Graduate Gallery

Confluence Center

Downtown

Letterpress & Book Art Lab

The Graduate Gallery

Center for Creative Photography

First Year Experience

Lionel Rombach Gallery

School of Art Curriculum Procedures

Podcasts

Joseph Gross Gallery

Sitemap

News & Events

MFA Catalogs

Faculty Catalogs

Outreach Activities

Sculpture

Printmaking

Photography

Ceramics

Painting and Drawing

MFA Thesis Archive

Resources

Copyright Information

Digital Library

Slide Collection

Services and Equipment

Graduate Studios

Studios and Classrooms

Digital Print Studio

Book Art and Letterpress Lab

Visual Resource Center

Galleries

D2L (Desire To Learn)

D2L is a campus-wide, web-based course management system designed to create a rich online learning environment for students. D2L includes features such as online syllabi, an electronic drop-box, automated grade book, discussion boards, and quiz capability.

Links


► Contact an Academic Advisor for more information.

Career Development

The Career Services Office is located on the fourth floor of the Student Union. This office can help you decide on a career, find an internship, practice interview skills, hone resume writing skills, search for employment and more.


►Contact an Academic Advisor for more information.

Student Organizations

For information about these groups, please call 621-1251 or contact a Faculty Member in your area of interest.


American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) student chapter
Visit the AIGA website

Art Clayworks - undergraduate students
Visit us on Facebook

Art History Club - undergraduate students
Contact an Art History faculty member to find out more

Art History Graduate Student Association (AHGSA)
Visit the AHGSA website or visit us on Facebook

Book Art Collective
Visit our website or visit us on Facebook

Ceramic Alliance - graduate students
Contact a 3D faculty member to find out more

National Art Education Association (NAEA) student chapter
Visit us on Facebook

Persona Magazine
Visit us on Facebook

Photo Club
Contact a Photo faculty member to find out more

Viscom Club
Visit us on Facebook

Wildcat Print Association
Visit us on Facebook

University-wide Student Clubs and Organizations can be searched through ASUA.arizona.edu.

Art List Serves

The list serve provides information about advising issues, important deadlines, darkroom hours, portfolio deadlines, events, and student and faculty openings and performances. Subscribe to one of the listserv addresses below. Choose which listserv by your area(s) of interest or major:

Major/Area of Emphasis

Listserv

Art History arthist@list.arizona.edu
Art and Visual Culture Education arteduc@list.arizona.edu
2D Studies two-d@list.arizona.edu
3D Studies three-d@list.arizona.edu
Photography photo@list.arizona.edu
Visual Communication viscom@list.arizona.edu

How to Subscribe

subscribe <space> name of listserv <space> Your Full Name

Note: Leave the message body blank. Delete or turn off any automatic signature.

See http://uits.arizona.edu/services/email/email-lists/help/subscribe for further instructions.

How To Unsubscribe

unsubscribe <space> name of listserv

Note: Leave the message body blank. Delete or turn off any automatic signature.

See http://uits.arizona.edu/services/email/email-lists/help/subscribe for further instructions.

Problems? Questions?

Email an advisor:
Ashley Rubin, arubin@email.arizona.edu
Daryl Flores, darylc@email.arizona.edu

Or visit http://uits.arizona.edu/services/email/email-lists/help/subscribe for further instructions.

 

Art Opportunities

Please visit the Art Opportunities page often for information about outside exhibitions and calls to artists, events, jobs, internships, and scholarships and grants:

http://sites.google.com/site/uaschoolofart/

Undergraduate Tuition Waivers

The School of Art offers tuition waivers based on need and/or merit to students in good academic standing. Students must be majoring within a study area from the School (Art History, Studio Art, Art and Visual Culture Education) and are selected based on faculty recommendations.

To be eligible for tuition waivers, students must:

  • Fall within the eligibility period  (8 semesters at the UA)
  • Have and maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Have US citizenship
  • Enroll in 12 or more units, and complete 30 units per year

Applicants for need-based waivers must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms, available on-line or through the Office of Student Financial Aid.  Please note that tuition waivers cover only a portion of tuition. They do not cover other University fees. 

 

Student Resources

This section provides information about jobs, internships, call to artists, and outside scholarships and grants.

We encourage all majors and minors to get involved with School of Art clubs and organizations, as well as subscribe to our division list serves and engage with us on facebook!

 

Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UoASoA!

Check out our other affiliated Facebook Pages and Groups:
Joseph Gross Gallery/Lionel Rombach Gallery
U of A Fine Arts Alumni
University of Arizona AVCE
NAEA Student Chapter
VisCom
Book Arts Collective
Wildcat Print Association (WPA)
Art History Graduate Student Association, University of Arizona
First Year Experience at the University of Arizona School of Art
UofA Photography

 


► Contact Faculty in your area of interest or our Academic Advisors to find out more on how to get involved. 

Scholarships & Financial Aid

The School of Art awards over $75,000 in scholarships each year. Scholarships are awarded during the spring semester for the following academic year.

All students are encouraged to apply for:

  • School of Art Endowed Scholarships
  • College of Fine Arts Medici Scholarship

Additionally, graduate students are eligible to apply for the following grants and scholarships:

  • Graduate College Professional Travel Grants
  • UA Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (AHSS) 1885 Fellowships

Current students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. GPA will be verified prior to review.

Submission of a FAFSA is required for all students who are recommended for scholarships (see details below).

How to Apply

The online scholarship portal is available for approximately one month during the spring semester. List Serve announcements will be posted to notify students when the application is available. Once you have registered, you may return to the scholarship portal as many times as needed to complete your application.

Recommendations for awards are based on the following factors:

  • Quality of artwork or writing sample submitted
  • 3.0 cumulative and major GPA

School of Art recommendations are forwarded to the University Scholarship Office. You will be notified by email (UA account only) that the recommendation has been made. Scholarships will not be awarded until the scholarship office verifies eligibility.

Student Employment

The School of Art offers student employment as studio technicians and graders. These appointments are competitive and are assigned by faculty. The University of Arizona also posts job opportunities on Wildcat Joblink.

Federal Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms are available on-line or through the Office of Student Financial Aid website. Submission of a FAFSA is strongly encouraged for everyone and is required for all students who are recommended for scholarships.  These applications are used for the following federal student financial aid programs: Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, SEOG, Perkins Loans and College Work-Study. For more information on student financial aid, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Additional Funding Opportunities

Undergraduate Tuition Waiver

Financial Aid for Graduate Students

Financial Aid for Graduate Students

Graduate student financial aid awards are competitive and assigned during both fall and spring semesters.

Graduate Tuition Scholarships

Graduate Tuition Scholarships are allocated annually to divisions within the School of Art. The School awards approximately $200,000 in Graduate Tuition Waivers each year. Faculty recommend graduate students for the tuition waivers; all accepted incoming graduate students and continuing graduate students are automatically considered.  Graduate Tuition Scholarships may cover any portion of base graduate student tuition, excluding miscellaneous fees

To be eligible for tuition scholarships, graduate students must:

  • Be currently admitted and enrolled in a graduate degree-granting program at The University of Arizona for three or more graduate units
  • Have a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher.

Fellowships

The School of Art has various fellowships that are awarded according to division, including the Museum Studies Fellowship and the Photography Excellence Fellowship. These fellowships are competitive, meritorious, and awarded by the faculty. In addition, there are rotating fellowships that are awarded to three divisions each year. Fellowships are cash awards that are disbursed through the Bursar’s Office.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships are competitive and assigned by faculty. The responsibilities of a graduate assistant could include teaching, providing technical assistance or grading in an area. Graduate assistants must register for a minimum of 6 units per semester, with a maximum of 16 units. Graduate assistants must also maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The assigned class must meet minimum enrollment requirements. In general, Studio Art and Art History students must also complete a Practicum before they are eligible to teach.

Graduate Advising

Senior Degree Check

Transfer Credit

BFA Candidacy Review

Minors

Study Abroad

Internships

Independent Study

Undergraduate Advising

Advising

Visual Communications Plan of Study

MFA in Studio Art

Spring Portfolio Review

Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Studies

MFA in Studio Art

Photography Facilities

3D & Extended Media Plan of Study

MFA in Studio Art

Undergraduate Facilities

Undergraduate Studies

2D Plan of Study: Printmaking