MFA in Visual Art

Innovative Digital Space
The Collaborative Technology Center is a digital production and post-production facility for students to create time-based work—sound, video, and installation.
Renowned Faculty
As part of a tier-one research institution, our faculty represent a broad range of contemporary practices and show their work nationally and internationally.
Make Prints with Artists
Get an inside look at Island Press, WashU's research-based printmaking workshop that's focused on the creation and publication of innovative prints and multiples.
Summer in Berlin
Our Sommerakademie program offers the opportunity to explore various modes of contemporary creative and cultural production in Berlin, Germany.
Museum Exhibition
MFA students work with the curatorial staff at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in the preparation and installation of their thesis work in an annual Museum exhibition.
Diverse Artists and Critics
Recent visitors include:
- Diana Thater
- Hasan M. Elahi
- Jens Hoffmann
- Victoria Vesna
- Frances Whitehead
The Graduate School of Art offers several full-tuition fellowships and scholarships, as well as partial-tuition remission scholarships.
Applications for Fall 2018
The online application period for fall 2018 admission is now closed. Financial aid applications are due February 15, 2018.
Interested in learning more about our Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art program? Contact us, and we will be happy to assist you.