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.
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).
CV, Personal Statement: Professional writing and other evidence of professional attainment (or a 300-500 word statement of interest in advance studies in Art Education).
The application for a Masters in Art Education requires that the applicant upload an electronic portfolio of 10 recent artworks sent as a .pdf with an image key with title, date, 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.
Fall: January 1st
Spring: November 1st
Applications are not accepted during the summer session.
Doreen Lamantia Maloney
SA/VS Director of Graduate Studiesdoreen.email@example.com
College of Fine Arts
Art & Visual Studies Building
236 Bolivar Street
Lexington, KY 40506-0090
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