Studio Art Thesis Exhibitions

Prepare for your final exhibition

Graduating B.F.A. and M.F.A. students complete their course of study by presenting a thesis exhibition, typically in their final semester at IU. B.F.A. thesis exhibitions are held in the Grunwald Gallery; M.F.A. thesis exhibitions are held in the Grunwald Gallery.

Students are responsible for planning, installing, and deinstalling their exhibitions.

Read the following information carefully to properly prepare and execute your thesis exhibiton.

B.F.A. thesis exhibitions

B.F.A. thesis exhibitions are held once per semester. Your thesis exhibition date will be determined by the semester you will be graduating.

The proposal must be submitted to the Grunwald Gallery of Art office. Contact us for guides for complete instructions and requirements.

B.F.A. fall thesis exhibitions dates

Stay tuned for upcoming fall thesis exhibition dates.

B.F.A. spring thesis exhibitions dates

Stay tuned for upcoming spring thesis exhibition dates.

M.F.A. qualifying oral examinations

Prior to executing the final thesis exhibition, M.F.A. students must complete the qualifying oral exams. The oral examination is held one semester prior to the thesis semester. Students are responsible for scheduling their oral exam, contacting faculty to make up the committee, and the work to be presented to the committee.

Submit the Scheduling of M.F.A. Oral Examination form to the Graduate Services Coordinator six weeks prior to the examination date. After your oral exam is completed, have your committee submit the Record of M.F.A. Oral Examination form to the Graduate Services Coordinator.

M.F.A. thesis exhibitions

M.F.A. thesis exhibitions are held in the Grunwald Gallery. All students are required to submit a detailed proposal to their exhibition venue. M.F.A. students are also required to give a public 10-minute gallery talk about their work. If you are exhibiting in the Grunwald Gallery, the gallery talk will be held at 12 p.m. on the Friday of the opening reception.

The proposal must be submitted to the Grunwald Gallery of Art office. Contact us for guides for complete instructions and requirements.

M.F.A. thesis exhibition dates

Stay tuned for upcoming fall thesis exhibition dates.