Timeline

YEAR ONE

SUMMER
Three week intensive residency in Berlin.

Participate in workshops, seminars, critiques, exhibitions, excursions, talks, project planning.
Exhibit, screen work or perform in the Open Frame Weekend at a Berlin project space.
Choose your courses, read for them in advance of the residency, keep a diary.
Bring project plans (in progress), a presentation, and work to exhibit or perform in the group show.
Meet your future advisors for studio and research individually and in a committee guidance meeting.

FALL
Work independently.

Meet with your studio advisor at least twice for critiques however you’ve arranged to.
Do the reading you’ve proposed to inform your creative project.
Document your progress in your process blog monthly along with response to your meetings.
Meet with your critique group and get written feedback on the work in your blog midway through.

WINTER
One week intensive residency in New York City.

Present in a longer form and get input from the full group and guest advisors.
Bring or perform work in the gallery the day of your presentation.
Come to cultural excursions and participate in pop up events optionally.
Sit in on guest artist talks.

SPRING
Complete your independent project.
Present your bibliography, outline and intro to your research advisor for input. 
Write a ten page paper in support of your creative project.
Make initial project plans for the year to come and connections between them.
Sign up for summer two courses and begin reading.

YEAR TWO

SUMMER
Three week intensive residency in Berlin.

Participate in workshops, seminars, critiques, exhibitions, excursions, talks, project planning.
Exhibit, screen work or perform in the Open Frame Weekend at a Berlin project space.
Choose your courses, read for them in advance of the residency, keep a diary.
Bring project plans (in progress), a presentation, and work to exhibit or perform in the group show.
Meet your future advisors for studio and research individually and in a committee guidance meeting.

FALL
Work independently.

Meet with your studio advisor at least twice for critiques however you’ve arranged to.
Do the reading you’ve proposed to inform your thesis project.
Start your process report if you aren’t writing a thesis paper.
Document your progress in your process blog monthly along with response to your meetings.
Meet with your critique group and get written feedback on the work in your blog midway through.
Make plans with your class for a separate summer exhibition and performance event optionally.

WINTER
One week intensive residency in New York City.

Present in a longer form and get input from the full group and guest advisors.
Bring or perform work in the gallery the day of your presentation.
Continue to plans with your class for a separate exhibition and performance event optionally.
Come to cultural excursions and participate in pop up events optionally.
Sit in on guest artist talks.

SPRING
Complete your creative thesis.
Present your bibliography, outline and intro to your research advisor for input.
Perform, exhibit, screen work for your thesis instead or in addition to Berlin optionally. 
Complete your process report or write your twenty page thesis.
Sign up for summer two courses and begin reading.

SUMMER
Graduate.
Participate in workshops, seminars, critiques, exhibitions, excursions, talks, project planning.
Exhibit, screen work or perform in the Open Frame Weekend at a Berlin project space, optionally.
Participate in a second group show with your class, optionally.
Make plans with the Transart Collective to continue to screen, perform and exhibit internationally.