Focusing on the interrelation of photography and art, study in this area is directed toward works of art made using photographs. Ability to understand and discuss photography's unique historical, material, and narrative potential is emphasized over technical considerations.
Photography is a two-year program of study admitting nine students each year. Analog and digital facilities are provided. The program is committed to a broad definition of photography as a lens-based medium open to a variety of expressive means.
The University of New Mexico Photography Program is a fluid investigation into visual literacy focusing on the creative possibilities of lens-based imaging. Emphasis, in both the graduate and undergraduate programs, is placed on the student’s personal growth through aesthetic and intellectual development.
RISD approaches photography as an ever-changing set of technical, conceptual and aesthetic conditions that exist within a broad social and cultural context. Students delve into the making, presentation and interpretation of photographic images, exploring photography as both a language and a craft.
You'll have access to the college's esteemed Larry Sultan Visiting Artist Program. And with ongoing internship opportunities at Bay Area photography studios, art galleries, and magazines, you’ll carve your niche within the photography community -- and start down the path to a fulfilling lifelong career.
One of the first programs of its kind worldwide, the photography program at MICA was established more than 100 years ago. Building on this legacy, the program today thoroughly examines both still and digital photography while encouraging a diversity of approaches.