Congratulations to our class of 2021! These artists, educators, and scholars have completed their degrees under the most challenging circumstances and the Department of Art is proud of each and everyone’s achievement. This substantial and significant accomplishment will provide a strong foundation for anything they choose to do going forward. Their skills, expertise, and talent cannot be quarantined. We are pleased to be able to showcase their work in this Artforum Spotlight.
MFA in Art Studio
Amie LeGette, Painting & Drawing
Hannah Leighton, Painting & Drawing
Dylan McLaughlin, Art & Ecology
Felicia Nez, Experimental Art & Technology
Amado M. Peña, Painting & Drawing
André Ramos-Woodard, Photography
Ben Schoenburg, Printmaking
Michael Segura, Art & Ecology
Tanner Slick, Sculpture
Rachel Taylor, Painting & Drawing
MA/Ph.D., in Art History
Margaret Archuleta, Ph.D., Native American Art History
Jackson Larson, MA Medieval Art History
David Saiz, MA Arts of the Americas
MA in Art Education
ART STUDIO MFA – UNM’s 3-year M.F.A. degree represents strong creative attainment in studio art, an assured grasp of an area of emphasis, a sound knowledge of critical and historical-artistic thought, and demonstrated expertise in conceiving and executing a significant body of creative work.
ART HISTORY MA / Ph.D. – The program provides an internationally and nationally recognized curriculum in the Arts of the Americas, including Latin American, Ancient Meso-American, Native American, and Colonial American Art. M.A. students can concentrate in this area or choose a broader study of historical and contemporary art. Ph.D. students pursue their original research with the support of faculty invested in critical theory and contemporary approaches to the discipline.
ART EDUCATION MA – The Master of Arts in Art Education degree supports students with a wide range of interests. Students can focus their investigations on making and studying art in cultural, social, and historical contexts. UNM’s program includes the option for K-12 Art Teaching License or for educational professionals working in the schools to obtain their masters.