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The two-year Master of Fine Arts degree offers students training in advanced artistry and perceptive abilities for the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramic sculpture, photography, video, or electronic arts for careers as practicing artists. Individual studio space on campus is provided.


Program Address

Department of Art and Art History
216A Art Building
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-0105
(530) 752-0795

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 5, 2021
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 5, 2021
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. Plan I

Admission Requirements


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Department Chair
  • Art & Art History
  • 08/14/2017
530-752-1794 |
  • Graduate Program Chair
  • Art & Art History
  • 07/20/2015
(530) 752-2704 |

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • Art & Art History
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2022
(530) 752-2704 |

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

(530) 754-9473 |

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies