Announcement

Applications Open for the University of Maine Intermedia MFA & PHD programs

We have exciting news for potential Intermedia MFA Program graduate students. The Regional Graduate Scholarship builds upon UMaine’s commitment to affordability and creates a pathway for academically-talented students to access graduate education. With the Regional Graduate Scholarship, new students from VT, RI, NJ, MA, CT, NH, and PA accepted into the MFA Program are automatically given an out-of-state tuition reduction from $1,361/credit hour to $650/ credit hour. That means a saving of over $42,000 for the full degree program! This program, coupled with additional available grants, scholarships, teaching and research assistantships, makes attending the University of Maine one of the…

MFA Program

Accepting Applications for the Intermedia MFA program at the University of Maine

The University of Maine is now accepting applications for UMaine system’s only program of it’s kind, the Intermedia MFA program. The IMFA is a unique MFA graduate program that seeks to provide students with advanced study and practice in interdisciplinary art. This program is distinctive in that is places an emphasizes on intensive creative development and innovative ability through diverse engagement with multiple research processes, critical thinking skills, and creative production tools and technologies. The program invites students from all professional, creative and academic programs. Students have the opportunity to work with internationally accomplished faculty and actively engaged in a…

Activity, Opening, Show Announcement

UCSC’s DANM 2015 MFA Exhibition “NEW ALCHEMY”

April 23 – 26 (12-5) Reception: Saturday April 25 (5-8pm) Digital Arts Research Center (DARC), UCSC   In the Digital Arts and New Media MFA Program (DANM) at UC Santa Cruz, two years of intensive study culminate in the development of individual projects, which premiere in an annual MFA exhibition. In honor of the golden anniversary of UC Santa Cruz and the tenth anniversary of the DANM program, twelve emerging artists have come together to present New Alchemy, a group exhibition exploring various processes of transformation through interactive, digital, mixed-media, and performative work. danm.ucsc.edu/mfa15   The exhibition is the centerpiece of…

MFA Program

MFA IN INTERMEDIA AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

The MFA in Intermedia is not intended to be a traditional art degree even though it has a studio focus. We have chosen the term Intermedia to reflect our aim and intent – that is to work with, and study, creative processes and resulting works which fall conceptually between media that are already known/used as well as between traditional disciplines such as art and computer science. This sense of Intermedia (and by extension our intended program) is directly taken from the art theorist Dick Higgins who is primarily responsible for determining the contemporary use of this term. In 1966 Higgins wrote…