College of Fine Arts

Art Education - Graduate

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Doreen Lamantia Maloney

Director of Graduate Studies

SA/VS

College of Fine Arts

Art & Visual Studies Building

236 Bolivar Street

Lexington, KY 40506-0090

Program website

859-257-8151

Art Education provides students with a strong foundation in art studio and art history, along with theory and practice of art education. The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Art Education provides in-service training, professional development, and consultation services to the schools of Fayette County and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Master's Program Description

Candidates admitted to the graduate program in Art Education are expected to have completed course work equivalent to an undergraduate major in Art Education (in no case less than 18 hours in Art Education and Education, 12 hours in Art History, and 18 hours in Art Studio). Prospective candidates who do not meet these requirements should seek the counsel of the Program Faculty Committee to make up deficits prior to acceptance into the program. In addition, candidates must submit for review by the Program Faculty Committee, a portfolio of recent artworks and professional writing and other evidence of professional attainment (or a 300-500 word statement of interest in advance studies in Art Education).

Master's Application Requirements

Art Education Master's (MA) Degree - Application Requirements
CV Upload Required Yes
CV Instructions N/A
Personal Statement Upload Required Yes
Personal Statement Instructions Professional writing and other evidence of professional attainment (or a 300-500 word statement of interest in advanced studies in Art Education).
Portfolio Upload Required Yes
Portfolio Instructions The application for a Masters in Art Education requires that the applicant upload an electronic portfolio of 10 recent artworks send as a PDF with an image key with title, data, size, and medium for each submitted work as part of that document. (Maximum resolution 8" x 10" x 72 dpi - NO PowerPoint presentations). Time-based materials on DVD (QuickTime or DVD with menus - 10 minutes max) should be sent to the Graduate Advisor (207 Fine Arts, School of Art & Visual Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0022) by the admission deadline. Web address with the same materials, as a back up if the CD/DVD fails, will be considered.
Assistantship App Available* No
Assistantship App URL* No special application form. Your portfolio serves as your application.
Additional Documents N/A
GRE or GMAT GRE
GRE Subject Test N/A
Spring App Deadline November 1
Summer App Deadline Applications not accepted
Fall App Deadline January 1
Number of Recommendations 2 Letters of Recommendation

*Optional - you may upload a blank document, if you do not intend to apply for assistance.

Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.

Admission Officer Contact Information

Mary Richardson

201C Gillis Building
859-257-4618
mrich6@uky.edu


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Headshot of Dr. Maloney.

Doreen Lamantia Maloney

Director of Graduate Studies

SA/VS

College of Fine Arts

Art & Visual Studies Building

236 Bolivar Street

Lexington, KY 40506-0090

859-257-8151

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