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Application Requirements and Deadlines

MFA Studio Art Program

Application Deadlines

For fall admission: April 20 (extended from March 15)
For spring admission: November 15


Required Portfolio Documentation

All applicants to the Master of Fine Arts program must submit a webpage (URL) displaying 15 work samples with captions and project explanations as needed. If your work is primarily video, then submit one complete video (up to 30 minutes) along with up to 4 five-minute samplings of other video works.

Please also include on the website copies of your resume, the names and titles of the three people writing your recommendations, and your personal essay. The personal essay statement should indicate if you are applying for a particular concentration in one of the following areas: Painting, Sculpture, Installation, Photography, Ceramics, Media, Social Practice Art.

  1. work samples (see details above)
  2. inventory of work/explanation
  3. current resume
  4. personal statement indicating area of concentration
  5. names and titles of your three professional references

Note: The portfolio URL must now be submitted with your Queens College Graduate Admissions application. In the application, there is a field to submit your URL. For more information, please see the instructions on the Graduate Admissions webpage

Very Important Instructions:

Be sure to include the URL for your completed online portfolio and statement on the Queens College Graduate Admissions application form, and be sure to also send the URL to the QC Art Department in the "Comments" section of this form and list MFA Application as your topic.


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Chair: Tony Gonzalez
Studio Art
Dept. Office: Klapper Hall 172
Phone: 718-997-4800     
Fax: 718-997-4835

Art History
Dept. Office: Klapper Hall 168
Phone: 718-997-4803     
Fax: 718-997-4835 

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