New Hampshire Institute of Art is a four-year, degree-granting, not-for-profit college of visual art, design and writing. NHIA is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. NHIA offers a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in the following concentrations: Ceramics, Creative Writing, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interdisciplinary Arts and Photography. The College also offers a studio-focused Master of Arts in Art Education (MAAE), as well as low-residency Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Degree programs in Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Photography, and Writing for Stage and Screen.
Dedicated faculty promote intellectual and artistic development and teach students to respond artistically to contemporary social, political, and aesthetic issues.
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Our low-residency Master of Fine Arts program offers students a unique opportunity to experience technical, conceptual and professional artistic growth. At the same time it provides a community that will enrich the students life in ways that are fundamental to developing and sustaining a professional level of artistic practice...
Master of Fine Arts (Low Residency)
Our low-residency Master of Fine Arts program offers students a unique opportunity to experience technical, conceptual and professional artistic growth. At the same time it provides a community that will enrich the students life in ways that are fundamental to developing and sustaining a professional level of artistic practice.
The New Hampshire village of Peterborough, one of the leading small arts communities in America, and the adjacent village of Sharon, both located in the foothills of the famous Mt. Monadnock serve as the beautiful, secluded hub for the residencies and offer the ideal atmosphere for artists. Both locations are steeped in cultural and artistic history and have lively and engaged contemporary cultural and artistic communities.
The ten-day residencies are concentrated retreat-like experiences. Each student is given personal individual care and guidance from highly qualified faculty. Our objective as a cohesive faculty unit is to see each student dig deep into the meaning of his/her work and create a passionate work ethic that will build upon conceptual and technical learning and serve as the foundation for their entry into a professional artistic life.
Through our care and commitment each student will advance their understanding of their work and its place in the world and engage and evolve the professional field they are interested in.
About the MFA Program
The goal of the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Photography, Creative Writing and Writing for Stage and Screen is to cultivate artists who understand, engage...
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