Graduate School: To Go or Not Go?

In Blog, Workshops By by Ken Aschliman On March 30, 2016



Sunday, April 10, from 1–2:30 pm


The decision to pursue an MFA degree is complicated. Graduate school offers many opportunities for developing artistic maturity and building professional connections. But, it can also be costly and is not right for every artist. Our panelists will share their research strategies, experiences from the application process and how they decided where (or if) to go. 
Boryana Rusenova Ina is landscape painter and current MFA candidate at The Ohio State University. She earned her MA in Art, Design and Architecture Education from Glasgow School of Art, Scotland.
John Cairns is a video and performance artist. Cairns is the Graduate Admissions Counselor at Columbus College of Art & Design. He holds an MFA from the University of Cincinnati.
Mark Bush is a realist painter focusing on portraits. Bush is represented by Hammond Harkins Galleries. He holds a BFA from Columbus College of Art & Design.
Jing He is a painter and current MFA candidate at Columbus College of Art & Design. She holds a BFA from Sichuan Fine Art Institute in China.