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“We’re located in the heart of the art world— our students experience firsthand what it’s like to be a practicing artist.”
Suzanne Anker
Chair
Student Work
About The Department
  • Project-based, multidisciplinary learning
  • Concentrations available in traditional and new media
  • Studio work complemented with art history and theory
  • 320 students, 90 faculty, 162 courses
Courses
  • Curriculum at a glance
    • 72 credits in studio
    • 30 credits in humanities & sciences
    • 18 credits in art history
  • 162 courses offered, including:
    • The Abstract Image
    • Art and Activism 
    • Body Casting
    • Ceramic and Mixed-Media Installation
    • Digital Sculpture: Designing the Future
    • Ecoventions: Your Art Can Change the World
    • Electronics and Interactivity
    • Embroidery and the Digital Sewing Machine
    • Fur, Feathers and Scale: Comparative Animal Anatomy
    • Food: Projects in Bio Art
    • Japanese Woodblock Printing
    • Metalworking Techniques for Sculpture
    • Painting and Photographic Sources
    • Painting: Out of Your Head, Onto the Page
    • Performance Art
    • Printmaking: Letterpress
    • Printmaking: Monoprint, Woodcut, Linoleum
    • Printmaking: Silkscreen
    • Prometheus Unbound: An Introduction to Bio Art
    • Representational Painting
    • Sculpture Now!
    • Senior Seminar
    • Silver Jewelry Making
    • Soft Sculpture
    • Urban Botanicals
    • Video Installation
    • Visiting Artists/Critics Lecture Series 

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