Art

Art

BFA MFA

A forum for the sustained exploration of possibilities in cultural production, the Program in Art push students to question conventional ideas about contemporary art.

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Graphic Design

Graphic Design

BFA MFA

The Graphic Design Program emphasizes both practical and conceptual skills, and enable each designer to integrate a command of visual language with imagination, theory and technology.

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Photography and Media

Photography and Media

BFA MFA

Photography and Media is dedicated to image-makers and artists interested in developing their work, engaging in critical conversations in relation to how images shape contemporary culture, and building technical and formal skills with which to expand the possibilities of lens-based work.

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Art and Technology

Art and Technology

MFA

The Art and Technology Program encourages students to cultivate creative strategies, technical competencies and critical thinking skills while exploring and developing new applications of technology and media within a contemporary art practice.

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Interdisciplinary Opportunities

In addition to CalArts' rich and diverse community and naturally collaborative atmosphere, the Institute provides several programs of study that can be pursued concurrently with a student's chosen metier.

Digital Arts Minor

The Minor is designed to help undergraduate students grasp the knowledge to build, engineer and design innovative custom systems.

Digital Arts Minor

Integrated Media

The Integrated Media concentration is designed specifically for MFA students whose creative use of technology—in particular digital media—goes beyond their primary areas of study.

Integrated Media