Social and Environmental Arts Practice (MFA)

Signature Courses
Art as Social and Environmental Practice
The Art of Social Practice: Changing the World
Contemporary Aesthetics of Message-making
Black Radical Traditions
Awakening Citizens to Community Engagement for Change

We are not currently accepting applications for the MFA program. To receive updates, please submit the Request Information form and we will keep you informed about the program’s status.

The MFA in Social and Environmental Arts Practice focuses on the intersection of art and activism. Specifically, it explores art in social change and the application of art as a change agent
 

  • To evaluate nature, culture, society, and the environment through the arts. 
  • To create art that influences social and cultural change in support of social justice, including environmental sustainability.
  • To develop skills and knowledge necessary to create shifts within the arts that support activism in support of social justice.
  • To develop critical thinking skills and knowledge necessary to make and/ or defend art that explores nature, culture, society, and the environment.
  • To disseminate art that explores complex social and environmental issues, for wide and diverse public discourse through the arts.

●    Arts Administration
●    Non-profit organizations
●    Teaching
●    Journalism
●    Muralists
●    Writers
●    Performance Arts
●    Expressive Healing Arts Consultants and Educators
●    Researcher

  • Online Application form; no fee
  • Academic Focus Essay: Personal essay addressing what you want to accomplish in the program and the change you expect to make through your work
  • Portfolio: Digital Submission required. Applicants may submit 15 - 20 images, up to 5 minutes of film/video, or a sample of their writing
  • Resume: Please include a list of exhibitions, and/or your participation in social justice events
  • List of references
  • Official transcripts
  • Interview by request: Candidates may be contacted for an interview

    We are not currently accepting applications for the MFA program. To receive updates, please submit the Request Information form and we will keep you informed about the program’s status.
Social and Environmental Arts Practice (MFA) Faculty
Patrisse Cullors

Patrisse Cullors

Associate Faculty of Social Environmental Arts Practice

patrisse.cullors@prescott.edu

Jake Freilich

Jake Freilich

Associate Faculty of Social Environmental Arts Practice

jake.freilich@prescott.edu

Star Montana

Star Montana

Adjunct of Social Environmental Arts Practice

star.montana@prescott.edu

Noe Olivas

Noe Olivas

Adjunct of Social Environmental Arts Practice

noe.olivas@prescott.edu

Alex Dorriz

Alex Dorriz

Adjunct of Social Environmental Arts Practice

alexandre.dorriz@prescott.edu