Herron’s Master of Fine Arts degree in Visual Arts with an emphasis in Furniture Design offers a creative and supportive environment where students learn how collaborate with other artists, craftsmen, and creative thinkers, pursue professional commissions, and develop a successful professional career in the 21st century. The program’s exceptionally well-equipped spaces and individual studios support the mastery of research and construction techniques, innovative technologies, and project planning through the creation of a body of work that emphasizes the artist’s personal aesthetic.
Graduate students in the program work with Herron’s outstanding faculty, facilities, and equipment to gain an in-depth understanding of expert studio practices. They explore a range of professional opportunities such as university teaching, interdisciplinary collaboration, and community-based, site-specific initiatives. Graduate students at Herron learn practical strategies for making as well as an understanding of the theoretical issues, historical influences, and cultural forces involved in pursuing Furniture Design in a contemporary urban context.
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This program meets the educational requirements as mandated by the National Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).