New Media Art
The New Media Art program at UNT is the merging of art, culture, and technology.
The mission of the New Media Art program is to cultivate new methods of performance and media art practices within contemporary art. Through creative and critical inquiry, we emphasize artistic excellence, active learning, socially engaged practices, and collaboration.
In New Media Art, you are exposed to a wide range of technology-based practices from production of interactive installations and video art to rapid prototyping and performance art. New Media Art is an interdisciplinary studio art practice that encompasses artworks created with new media technologies, including performance art, digital art, video art, virtual art, Internet art, interactive art, sound art, computer robotics, 3D printing, cyborg art and art as biotechnology. Both a BFA and MFA are offered by the New Media Art program at UNT in Denton, TX.
As a student studying New Media Art, you will have access to state-of-the-art filming, editing, and production equipment plus a large, diverse list of course offerings to address your individual artistic needs. You will also have access to the newly constructed Digital Fabrication Lab (FABLab) at UNT. The FABLab provides hands-on state-of-the-art industrial technology to perform digital and fabrication-based creative research. The lab is equipped with a wide range of large-scale CNC machines, laser cutters, 3D scanners, and 3D printers.
A B.F.A. with a concentration in New Media Art prepares students for independent practices as fine artists while also preparing them for acceptance to Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) programs. A B.F.A. with a New Media Art concentration makes an excellent candidate for any job requiring technology skills and a fine arts background.
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Shana ThompsonCongratulations to Art History MA (2014) alumna Shana Thompson on the publication of her paper “Land, Water, Woman: Place, Identity and Coudrette’sMélusine in Late Medieval Poitou” in Newberry Essays in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. The publication was based upon her MA Research Project with Dr. Mickey Abel.
Art Education and Art History
Congratulations to Art History MA (2014) alumna Shana Thompson on the publication of her paper “Land, Water, Woman: Place, Identity and Coudrette’sMélusine in Late Medieval Poitou” in Newberry Essays in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. The publication was based upon her MA Research Project with Dr. Mickey Abel.