Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking
Join an an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment that blends critical inquiry with creative discovery with a Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking in the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University.
Recognized as one of the top programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, students receiving an Printmaking MFA engage in research that prepares them to work at the highest levels as professional artists and educators.
Printmaking MFA students undertake an intensive two-year, 60-credit graduate course of study in which they explore a broad range of approaches to printmaking, including 3-D installation, digital print media, large-scale printmaking, photo processes and the traditional disciplines. The curriculum emphasizes interdisciplinarity and inquiry to enrich practices and create theoretical, philosophical and concrete links between art and society.
Faculty members, all accomplished practicing artists themselves, work closely with graduate students to help develop their unique creative practice and invest significant time in their students’ career progress.
The program nurtures a close-knit, supportive community of students, with access to world-class facilities and the extensive resources of a large, public research university to nurture their practice. Students take full advantage of the school's location in Philadelphia, a vibrant art center with a strong printmaking tradition. Many Tyler MFA students choose to pursue study abroad opportunities at Temple University Rome, a home base for immersive artistic, academic and cultural exploration for Tyler students since 1966.