Studio courses are important first steps as students begin the academic journey. “The whole educational pathway of SMFA students is about taking the next risk,” said Greg Mahoney, the school’s assistant director of studio operations and educational technology. “The studio experience gives them the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in an investigation of what they don’t know—and to come out on the other side, having created something new and meaningful.” Here’s what that looks like in just a few of the
disciplines available to SMFA students.