MFA: Academic Programs

Distinguished Faculty

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Mark Weber

Mark Webber received his BFA from the Swain School of Design and his MFA from the Parsons School of Design, where he studied with Leland Bell and Paul Resika. He went on to teach at Parsons and lived in NYC for about a decade before moving to northeastern Pennsylvania. He has exhibited frequently in solo and group shows in NYC, San Francisco, Atlanta and Paris and has lectured/critiqued in Florence, Siena and Civita Castellana, Italy, and led dozens of museum tours of London, Paris, and locales from Venice to Palermo. 

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Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

With concentrations in graphic design and illustration, this program is designed for working artists who wish to earn their MFA while continuing their full-time occupations. The program is supported by accomplished, professional faculty, visiting artists of acclaim, impressive exhibit offerings, and excellent academic and technical resources. There are opportunities for museum research and study tours designed to provide experiences of breadth and depth for matriculating graduate students.

Children's Book Track

Students in our MFA program may pursue the optional children’s book track, which begins the first year, culminates with an intensive week-long workshop the second, and feedback on your book continues right through graduation.