College of Fine Arts

Curatorial Studies

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The MFA in Curatorial Studies prepares students for careers in the expanding field of curatorial practice. As the first three-year hybrid (online and residency) MFA in Curatorial Studies in the United States, this practice-based terminal degree uniquely equips graduates for positions in a wide variety of arts organizations, as well as teaching positions at the college level. Through internships, online courses, and residential seminars, students gain practical experience in exhibition development and design, art event planning, catalogue design and writing, fundraising, grant writing, conducting studio visits, promotion and marketing, community-based programming, and similar activities related to careers in visual arts organizations. The program offers a dynamic interdisciplinary degree that prepares graduates to be highly competitive in a diverse job market. FACULTY

  • Becky Alley, Bolivar Art Gallery Director
  • Anna Brzyski, Professor, Art History
  • Marty Henton, Senior Lecturer, Art Education
  • Stuart Horodner, UK Art Museum Director
  • Miriam Kienle, Assistant Professor, Art History
  • Andrew Maske, Associate Professor, Art History
  • Monica Visonà, Associate Professor, Art History


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Anna Brzyski

Graduate Advisor

Professor, Art History

College of Fine Arts