Call for Applications: MFA Visual Arts Program specializing in BioART, University of Windsor


Ashley Hemmings, Do Not Feed The Birds, 2020

Join INCUBATOR Art Lab as a MFA Student specializing in BioART!

School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor, CANADA
Approx. 25,000.00 CDN in Teaching and Research Assistant positions over 2 years

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If your average from your undergraduate degree is over 80% you may qualify for an additional 10,000.00 entrance scholarship through Graduate Studies. Application Deadline: January 15, 2021 – If your average is over 80% and you want to be considered for Graduate Studies entrance scholarships.

Program Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

We are seeking an incoming MFA student (Canadian or International) interested in pursuing graduate education with an emphasis on bioart. The ideal candidate will have prior interest working at the intersection of art and science. This will be evident in their portfolio and artist statement. However, it is not necessary that all applicants have previous hands-on laboratory experience.

The selected individual will enroll in our MFA Visual Arts Program to work with Dr. Jennifer Willet as a Primary Advisor, and as an employer. In addition to a regular Graduate Teaching Assistant position (approx. 7600.00/year) for two years the selected candidate will be offered a position working in the INCUBATOR Lab with guaranteed earnings of 5000.00 in year 01. And if successful the contract can be renewed in year 02 for an additional 5000.00.

Inquiries to Dr. Jennifer Willet:


Nate Talbot, Amoeba, 2020

The MASTER OF FINE ARTS IN VISUAL ARTS at the University of Windsor is a two-year program geared towards creative exploration, experimentation, and the development of a sustainable artistic practice. We encourage a multi-disciplinary approach to art that enables students to experiment with a variety of media and methods to discover those best suited to realizing their creative projects. Recently student projects have ranged from video installation, audio responsive installation, performance, social practice, bio art and urban intervention.

INCUBATOR Art Lab is a hybrid art/science laboratory, founded in 2019 and located within the University of Windsor. INCUBATOR functions both as an apparatus in which environmental conditions can be controlled towards the assisted proliferation of life, and also as a site that supports the creation of new ideas and artistic practices.

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