Memphis College of Art is dedicated to preparing students for lifelong careers in art and design. An exceptional faculty, small student/faculty ratio, diverse student body and intimate setting provide an environment that nurtures talent and encourages students to take creative risks to grow as artists. MCA’s rigorous curriculum is integrated with Professional Practices, a unique program of classes and experiences that hone business and entrepreneurial skills. In short, for over 75 years, Memphis College of Art has been creating working artists who bring creative and thought-provoking artwork and ideas to Memphis and communities across the world. At Memphis College of Art, we make art work.