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Digital Arts, MFA (Interactive Arts Concentration)

Type
Graduate, MFA
Department
Digital Arts and Animation
School
School of Art

Overview

Students use computer-human interaction to convey meaning in the form of physical installations, interactive objects, apps, sculpture, and online artworks. This includes the combination of data, video, animation, text, audio, and imagery in an interactive environment. Recommended electives include courses in history of new media, sculpture, creating exhibitions, prototyping, programming, interactive installation, online media, robotics and physical computing, electronic music, and sound.

Plan of Study

Learning Outcomes

Digital Arts graduates become leading contributors to the arts with a commitment to the cultural enrichment of their world.

After graduation, Pratt Alumni can be found featured in important publications, exhibiting in galleries and new media institutions and working in major creative industries:

PUBLICATIONS

  • Apple Computer
  • Interface Media Group
  • Infinity Technologies
  • Phillips Electronics
  • IBM Watson Research Labs
  • Syrup LLC
  • Ta-Da Inc.
  • D’strict.com and many more

GALLERIES AND INSTITUTIONS

  • Bastardo: Imperio de Culto Visual
  • Brooklyn Fire Proof Gallery
  • Bunny Cutlett Gallery
  • Et Al Gallery
  • Eyebeam
  • Harvestworks
  • Hester Gallery
  • Kimberly-Klark
  • Governors Island
  • Hyphen Hub
  • Microscope Gallery
  • MoMA
  • Nescafe Gallery
  • Pratt Manhattan Gallery
  • Spring Break Art Fair
  • The Other Art Fair
  • TRANSFER Gallery

STUDIOS AND COMPANIES

  • 10up
  • Apple Computer
  • Big Spaceship
  • D’strict.com
  • Genera Games
  • Hotheads
  • IBM Watson Research Labs
  • IDT Corporation
  • Infinity Technologies
  • Interface Media Group
  • Kindea Labs
  • LifeLock
  • Local Projects
  • MediaMath
  • Milkman Games
  • NBCUniversal
  • Phillips Electronics
  • R/GA
  • SapientNitro
  • Syrup LLC
  • Syn Apse Games
  • Ta-Da Inc.
  • The Fearless Group
  • Tigerspike
  • Trademark Media
  • Unified Field
  • Zoomdata

Alumni have also gone to careers at academic institutions including:

  • LaGuardia CUNY
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • University of Florida, Digital Worlds Institute
  • Hoseo Technical College¬†
  • New York University
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • Howard University
  • American Academy in Rome
  • Stony Brook University
  • National Taiwai Normal University