Fine Art + New Studio Practice Major
Fine Art + New Studio Practice is a multidisciplinary major centered on making, community and entrepreneurship that positions you to flourish and thrive in a competitive 21st century market and the contemporary visual arts world.
In the studios, a supportive community of peers who will embrace you and your visual identity. Internships, visiting artists, guest critics, curators, writers and more will connect you to the community and opportunities.
You’ll apply learned knowledge to the creative world as a responsible art citizen and make visual work with a comprehensive understanding of how your creative identity relates to the world around you. As a graduate, you’ll live a sustainably creative life, changing the world one person at a time.
Eduardo Zavala, Fine Art + NSP, 2022
Chloe Mack, Fine Art + NSP, 2015
Marsha Abramson, Fine Art + NSP, 2021
Hannah Jo Malaczynski, Fine Art + NSP, 2019
Olivia Lorber, Fine Art + NSP, 2022
Amber Suttles, Fine Art + NSP, 2019
Kya Harris, Fine Art + NSP, 2022
Zachary Swearingen, Fine Art + NSP, 2014
Alyssa Kaboskey, Fine Art + NSP, 2019
In Fine Art + New Studio Practice, you will have the choice to focus your practice in a single field, such as photography or painting, or work across approaches. With the support of your NSP advisor, you’ll create your own path while honing your skills and deepening your interests.
Fine Arts in the world. Our fine arts graduates are influential in their communities, often using their creative path to better the world around them. MIAD fine arts students are regularly selected for the prestigious Yale Norfolk Summer Program. The Creativity Series and visiting artists programs bring local, national and international makers to campus each year to lecture and work alongside our students.
Collabs & Awards
MIAD president teaches Approaches to Making course
Collaborative community: Fine Art faculty live MIAD values
MIAD alumni contribute to Deep Lake Future experience
MIAD alums named 2023 gener8tor Art x Sherman Phoenix artists
What Can I do with my Major?
FINE ART / NEW STUDIO PRACTICE
Art Collection Administrator
Art Educator / Professor
Art Investment Advisor
Artistic Programs Administrator
Arts & Culture Program Director
Arts Grant Writer
Director of Public Art
Gallery Owner / Director / Manager
Museum Curator / Director / Manager
Video Artist / Designer
Visual Culture Writer/Critic