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Studio Art - Admissions Requirements


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Studio Art - Admissions Requirements

Student applicants may be admitted to the program upon completion of the following minimum prerequisites:

  1. A bachelor's degree in Art from an accredited institution with a minimum of 60 quarter hours or 40 semester hour credits in Art. At least 20 semester credits of the bachelor's degree work should be in studio courses.
  2. Completion of a minimum of six semester credits in Art History.
  3. Presentation of a portfolio of representative studio work with emphasis in the applicant's area of specialization. The quality of the portfolio will be assessed by the UW-Superior Visual Arts faculty as a measure of the candidate's likelihood of success in the program. The portfolio should contain either 20 color slides in transparent plastic holders or a compact disk with 20 images of work. Each image must represent an individual art work, with the exception of three-dimensional work, which may be represented with two images.
  4. Two letters of recommendation from college art faculty who are familiar with the applicant's work and potential.
  5. Deadline for application for Fall semester enrollment is the previous April 1. Applications received after April 1 will be considered as vacancies allow.

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