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Facilities and Studios

Studios for MFA Candidates

The MFA program provides individual studios to current Graduate MFA Candidates. Studios range in size and are assigned based on scale of work and area of concentration. There are two studio complexes available to graduate students.

Graduate Studios (GRS)

GRS is dedicated solely to graduate studios and also houses various working areas, including a spray booth for those who wish to use airbrushes and spray paint.

Exterior of GRS.

Archie C. Grant Hall (GRA)

Grant Hall contains graduate studios, drawing studios, printmaking studios, painting studio, ceramics studio, digital photography and computer labs.

The west facing side of GRA.

Grant Hall Gallery located in Archie C. Grant Hall (GRA)

Grant Hall Gallery is the space where MFA candidates install their required midway exhibitions. It is also available to graduate students for additional installation and exhibiting opportunities.

Collaborative exhibition of two MFA candidates.

Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery

In their final year, graduate students are required to install their thesis exhibition in Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, located in Alta Ham Fine Arts (HFA). More information can be found here.

The exterior of Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery.

Alta Ham Fine Arts (HFA)

Located in HFA are drawing studios, the main sculpture lab, black and white photography labs, and other classrooms, including the 3D foundations lab where there is a laser cutter available for student use. The UNLV Art Office is located in HFA.

Darkroom located in HFA.

Marjorie Barrick Museum

The Barrick Museum includes a large permanent collection and has regular exhibitions from established artists. There is also an auditorium where the Visiting Artists Lecture Series takes place. More information can be found here.

Exterior of The Marjorie Barrick Museum.

Installation view inside the Barrick Museum.


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