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Graduate Certificate in Portrait and Figurative Art

Effective Spring 2021

The Certificate in Portrait and Figurative Art is designed to give interested students the knowledge and skills necessary to have a successful professional career in portrait and figurative art. The Certificate is offered to graduate students in FIU’ s Department of Art + Art History.

Only students majoring in a graduate degree program at FIU’s Department of Art+ Art History may enroll in the Certificate program. The course titled Classical Drawing (ART 5395C) must be taken during the first two semesters of the program. In addition, a grade of B or better in the first two (2) studio courses is a prerequisite for continuing in the Certificate program. Students must receive a grade of a B- or better in all the required courses in order to graduate.

For more information contact the Academy Director: Prof. David Chang changd@fiu.edu

For a complete list of graduate courses and programs offered by the Department of Art + Art History: Graduate Art + Art History 2020 Course Catalog

To apply to the Graduate Certificate in Portrait and Figurative Art download the Graduate Certificate Application

Portfolio requirement for consideration into the program:

  • 5-8 Observational Drawings (any medium)

  • 3-5 Observational Paintings (any medium)

 

Program Requirements: (18 credits)

Required Academy Studio Courses: (15 credits) Select from the following:

ART 5395C       Graduate Classical Drawing

ART 5396C       Graduate Portrait Drawing

ART 5588C       Graduate Portrait Painting

ART 5584C       Graduate Figure Painting

ART 5582C       Graduate Landscape Painting

*These graduate courses are repeatable.

Art History Requirement: (3 credits) Select from the following:

ARH 5325         Graduate Art in Renaissance Florence

ARH 5362         Baroque Art

ARH 5421         Enlightenment and Romanticism

ARH 5440         Graduate Nineteenth Century European Art

ARH 5465         Modern Art

*Other art history courses may satisfy the requirement with approval from the Academy Director.

For more information contact the Academy Director: Prof. David Chang changd@fiu.edu

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Art + Art History or the FIU University Graduate School:

Department of Art + Art History
Florida International University
VH 216, Modesto A. Maidique Campus – Miami, Florida 33199
Tel: (305)-348-2897

David Y. Chang
MFA Director
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-2897 Email: changd@fiu.edu

Christopher Rodriguez Barake
Coordinator of Academic Support Services
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-6648 Email: crodri@fiu.edu

University Graduate School
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC 240
11200 S.W. 8th Street Miami, FL 33199
Phone: (305) 348-2455 | Fax: (305) 348-3433
Email: ugs@fiu.edu Website: gradschool.fiu.edu