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Meadows Academy for Young Artists

Pre-College Programs for High School Artists

The SMU Meadows Academy for Young Artists program in Dallas, Texas, provides an introductory college-level experience to help student artists transition from high school to the college level. Courses are offered year-round and are intended for mature high school students with an interest in art at the college level.

Prospective Undergraduate Portfolio Review & Workshop for High School Students and Parents

Considering art as a college major or minor? Come spend the day with us on select dates throughout 2014 and 2015! Receive valuable information about admissions, portfolio requirements, majors/minors, careers and facilities. Students from all high school grade levels are encouraged to attend.
Learn more about Portfolio Review & Workshops for High School Students

Summer Pre-College Programs

Offered during the summer, the MAYA pre-college programs allow students to experience a taste of life at SMU. Comprehensive in scope and practice, students participate in a variety of art disciplines and general studio workshops/activities.

Areas of Study



Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Studies



Faculty and Staff


Pollock Gallery

Art in Dallas

Travel Opportunities

Student Resources

Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Meadows Academy for Young Artists

Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Communication Studies

Creative Computation


Film and Media Arts