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Ceramics MFA candidate Aaron Flynn was awarded the Joann Elliot Bond Memorial Scholarship in both 2013 and 2014.

Photography

The Photography program at UNT emphasizes intellectual, technical and creative growth. Coursework exposes students to a wide variety of photographic practices ranging from historical printing processes to contemporary web technology. Students are empowered though the development of self-discipline, cultural awareness and personal voice.

As a Photography student, you will take courses that give you the conceptual and technical skills necessary to excel as a photographer, including digital and traditional techniques in photography, art history, painting, sculpture and printmaking. Although you are not required to have a minor area of study, a wide variety of minors are available for those who wish to minor in other programs of study at UNT.

The Photography faculty members at UNT are established and active members in their field. Works from faculty are part of important collections such as the Bibliothéque Nationale in Paris, Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth and the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.

Facilities at UNT include large format digital printers, up-to-date computer labs, a lighting studio as well as black and white, color and alternative processes wet labs. Opportunities to exhibit in on-campus galleries exist through a juried application processes.

Denton's proximity to the Dallas and Fort Worth metropolitan areas offer a wealth of resources and experiences for UNT students such as renowned art museums and galleries. Internships with area galleries and photographers are available for students who wish to earn elective credit through work experience. Frequently, UNT students find employment after graduation as a result of contacts made during these internships.

See what’s going on with UNT's Photography program on Facebook! Check out the Photography program's organization, Parallax, on Facebook. Also visit the Studio Arts Department groups on Facebook: UNT Studio Art: Current and Former and UNT Department of Studio Art.

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Student accomplishments

Ben Davis - solo show, Cora Stafford Gallery

UNT Photography MFA student Ben Davis had a solo show at the Cora Stafford Gallery.

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UNT Photography MFA student Ben Davis had a solo show at the Cora Stafford Gallery.

Alumni accomplishments

Jungeun Lee: Artspace's 2014 International Artist-In-Residence, San Antonio

Jungeun Lee (MFA Photography, 2010) received the prestigious award for the 2014 International Artist-In-Residence program at Artpace in San Antonio. [Photo credit information: Originally commissioned and produced by Artpace San Antonio, Photo by Mark Menjivar]

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Jungeun Lee (MFA Photography, 2010) received the prestigious award for the 2014 International Artist-In-Residence program at Artpace in San Antonio. [Photo credit information: Originally commissioned and produced by Artpace San Antonio, Photo by Mark Menjivar]