Visual Studies

Part 2 Materials

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Part 2 - Department Specific Materials

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Statement of Objectives:

In a well-developed essay of no less than 250 and no more than 500 words, please submit a statement of your objectives for undertaking graduate study and of your plans for a professional or scholarly career. Comment on your past work and experiences as they relate to this field of study.

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Artist Statement:

In an essay of no less than 250 and no more than 500 words, please tell us about yourself as an artist and your art making process.

Submit Artist Statement

Letters of Reference:

Please submit two letters of reference. (Please note: We do not accept placement or credential files.) Please read the submission of Letters of Reference procedure.


Portfolio of images, book samples, writing excerpts, or short videos that represent a body of work. Applicants must submit their portfolio through If you do not have a Submittable account, you will be prompted to set up a free account.

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Last Updated 10/15/18

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