Visual Arts

M.F.A Visual Arts

  • The Master of Fine Arts Program in Visual Arts at the University of Windsor is a two-year, studio-centered program geared towards creative exploration, innovative experimentation and the development of a sustainable artistic practice.
  • The program provides graduate students with a critical and theoretical framework that enables the independent development of artistic research and studio production that is supported by a range of dynamic faculty, visiting artists, curators and critics.
  • Windsor’s School of Creative Arts has one of the longest running MFA programs in Canada, founded in 1979.
  • University of Windsor MFA graduates have gone on to establish significant careers as visual artists, educators, curators and arts professionals.
  • Our program is distinguished for its focus on intensive graduate supervision, spacious facilities and openness to unconventional practices. 
  • We encourage a multi-disciplinary approach to art that enables students to experiment with a variety of media and methods to discover those best suited to realizing their creative projects. 

Sample Creative Project Topics

  • Video Installation
  • Audio Responsive Installation
  • Performance
  • Social Practice
  • Bio art
  • Urban Interventions

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Deadline for Fall: Admissions are suspended for Fall 2024

Deadline for Winter: -

Deadline for Summer: -

Minimum TOEFL: IBT-100

Minimum IELTS: 7.0

Minimum Pearson: 68

Additional Requirements

Applicants must submit a portfolio of their work 

Three Referee Assessments

Portfolio Checklist

General admission requirements for all Graduate Programs

Scholarships and Funding

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