Our Mission Statement
Pratt's Photography program emphasizes an awareness of fine arts traditions as well as the professional disciplines of the contemporary media artist. Students focus on acquiring the tools needed to work in the industry as artists and professionals. The department promotes critical thinking and independence across the spectrum of media making.
Students who complete the B.F.A. program will be able to:
- express themselves creatively in both traditional and digital photographic media
- be conversant and critical in contemporary and historical issues in the discipline
- gain professional and technical skills necessary to pursue the career path of their choice
- demonstrate excellence in artistic vision and professional skills, innovation, and a contextual understanding of their work in contemporary culture
- exhibit and discuss a cohesive body of work developed in the Senior year