Applying to MFA Programs – Virtual

Instructor: JD Beltran, Jaime C. Knight, Jeremiah Barber

Sessions: 1

Dates: Wednesday, November 10

Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

Tuition: $30

This virtual workshop will provide guidance and insight on preparing materials to apply for an MFA program. Through presentations and group discussion, students will learn about researching, comparing, and selecting programs as well as tips for image selection, artist statements, and other application components. Whether you are currently working on an application or thinking about applying in the future, this workshop will help to demystify the application process and strengthen your submissions.

Special Rates!

Register with a friend and get 10% off the class fee.
Register with 5 friends and one person can take the class FREE OF CHARGE!
Registrations must be made at the same time by the same person for the discount to apply. For inquiries and to take advantage of special rates, email:

And if you don’t see what you want here, we would love to hear your suggestions for future classes.
Please email Michael Gabrielle at with your ideas!


In response to the current COVID-19 situation, we require that all persons continue to wear masks at all times when in the Root Division space. For the safety of our students, artists, and extended community, we also require all students to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or same-day negative test results) for entry to classes held indoors at Root Division.

You may bring a physical copy of your vaccination card or via digital download through the State of California Digital Vaccine Record Portal here. (You may also provide a negative test result taken before each class session. Please contact us with any questions about the types of test results accepted.)

We ask this as a show of community care and a move towards continued safety while gathering in-person.

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