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The MFA in Illustration Practice has at its core a philosophy of necessary reexamination and reinvention, both in your work and thinking, and in the paradigm of what it means to be an illustrator. Our intent is to provide an environment for you to delve into your relationship to your work, to intelligently break existing perceptions and rules, and, taking advantage of technologies, and considering social needs and artistic perspectives, to be a pioneer in the future of illustration.

Illustration Practice (MFA)

Sarah Jacoby '14 Creates Art for Educational Apps, Shares Experiences in Her Blog

Jacoby has been working with the educational app creator Tinybop in New York where she recently completed the art for their current release The Earth. She has also won a gold medal from the Society of Illustrators in New York and created a set of sketchbook covers for Anthropologie. Her impressive solo show The Art of Sarah Jacoby at The University of Arts in Philadelphia was a recent highlight. 

Read more about her work on The Earth at her blog, thesarahjacoby.com.

Student and Alumni Achievements

Alum invited to create sticker pack for India's messaging app, Google Allo

Meet the Director, Whitney Sherman