“For me art is not just an impulse to make aesthetically pleasing objects. It has been from the very beginning an instinct to think and imagine.”
—Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PT/PR

A global community of innovators and changemakers

Alumni of our graduate programs join an extraordinary network of artists, designers, architects, scholars, teachers, entrepreneurs, public intellectuals and community leaders who are making an impact through critically informed creative practices. Living all over the world, alumni express through their work the intense commitment to art and design that is so central to graduate study here. Natural allies with shared passions, they are critical thinkers and makers dedicated to transforming the world.