HOW TO JUDGE PAINTING
For advice for both teachers
and art students about how to
assess paintings, please see:
How to Appreciate Art.
WHAT IS ACADEMIC ART?
For an explanation of the
history and teaching methods
used in the Academies of Arts,
see: Academic Art.
GALLERIES in MASSACHUSETTS
See: Art Museums in America.
The Art Institute
of Boston, Boston
The Art Institute of Boston (AIB) is part of Lesley University, rated
one of America's 'Best Colleges' by US News & World Report and named
a 'Best Northeastern College' by the Princeton Review. Founded in 1912
AIB offers a 4 year Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree, with majors available
in fine arts, animation, illustration, design,
photography and art history. AIB also provide a 2 year Master of Fine
Arts (MFA) degree and a 5 year dual degree program as well as continuing
professional education, workshops and pre-college courses. A 2-year Advanced
Professional Certificate is available for students who have completed
a Bachelor's Degree (BFA, BA, BS) and want to pursue a career in art
as an illustrator, animator or designer.
Tuition Fee: $14,000 per semester.
Address: The Art Institute of Boston,
700 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617-585-6600 or Toll Free: 800-773-0494
College of Art and Design, Boston
Established in 1873 the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)
offers undergraduate Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) degrees with majors in
painting, photography, sculpture,
fibers, ceramics, printmaking, stained
glass, film/video, art history, architectural design, fashion design,
jewellery art and metalsmithing, museum
education and community studio education. MassArt offer Masters of Fine
Art (MFA) degrees as well as Masters of Architecture, Arts in Teaching,
Science in Art Education and Photography. The college runs post-baccalaureate
certificate programs in dynamic media, fashion design, furniture design,
graphic design, industrial design and photography.
Annual Tuition Fee: Massachusetts Resident
$9,000, New England Resident $15,700, Out of State Resident $25,400.
Address: Massachusetts College of Art and Design,
621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115