What will I learn?

The BFA in Art with Concentration in Fiber Art is designed for students interested in exploring traditional and experimental flexible materials and related techniques (textile dyeing, surface design, book arts, paper making, felting and more). This interdisciplinary program gives an opportunity for developing a portfolio of a wide range of artworks where creativity and material are in focus.

WHY CHOOSE BFA IN FIBER ART?

Through explorations in fiber-based and flexible materials, students will be encouraged to develop their individual artistic voice. The studio program provides opportunities for sculptural and two-dimensional approaches, unique artists books and wearable art amongst other possible avenues of exploration.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

This program will provide students with opportunities to explore both traditional and experimental flexible materials, techniques and concepts within the traditions and contemporary approaches of Fiber Art. Techniques of textile dyeing, surface design, papermaking, book arts, felting and more, will be explored. Through two- and three-dimensional projects, functional, non-functional, wearable and non-wearable artworks will be created. Students will develop their skills, artistic perception, conceptual thinking and individual artistic vision. Through lectures students will gain knowledge of the history of fiber art.

CAREERS IN ART

By completing the professional art degree with concentration in fiber art, students can choose their careers in art education, art therapy, art studio/gallery management, textile design and more.

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,895.00 per year
Start date

Expected December 2021

Venue

College of Liberal Arts

1 Morrow Way,

SLIPPERY ROCK,

Pennsylvania,

16057, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

For international students

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

English language requirements: Applicants must score a minimum of 61 on the internet based test (iBT), a minimum of 500 on the written test or a minimum of a 173 on the computer based test. Applicants must receive an overall IELTS score at band 6.0 or above.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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