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Visual Arts

​​​Apply to the visual arts program

1.pngComplete the university's application for general admission/readmission. All supporting documents including your official transcripts for the general admission/readmission application should be mailed directly to the ​Office of the Registrar. 

Office of the Registrar
Memorial University
P.O. Box 4200      
St. John's, NL  A1C 5S7
Tel: 709-864-2527 | Fax: 709-864-4893​​​​
As part of your general application, students applying for the visual arts, BFA program must prepare a personal statement on why you are choosing visual arts as your area of study and why you would like to study at Grenfell Campus, as well as a summary of your art training and/or experience. If you don't have any formal training or experience, don't worry. Take this time to explore your passion for art and why you are interested in our program.


 Prepare your portfolio​. In addition to your application to Memorial University, you must also submit a portfolio of your artwork  (images of 15 - 20 artworks or original pieces). Please send your portfolio to:

Office of the Registrar 
Grenfell Campus, Memorial University
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada
Tel: 709-637-6298


The deadline to submit your application and portfolio is March 1 for the following fall semester. Late applications will be considered but priority will be given to applications received by March 1. Submit your portfolio to the Grenfell Campus ​​​Registrar in digital or hard copy format. All late applications must be submitted in digital format.

Note: ​students graduating (or having graduated) from a high school with a fine arts focus, or an arts-based high school are encouraged to call our Fine Arts Office for guidance in your application. Some Memorial course admission requirements can be waived or substituted. Call 709-637-6223.


For information on the general admission requirement click here.​​​​

Chair, Visual Arts Program

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: FA 411
Phone: (709) 639-2511