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Studio Art Major

Studio Art (SART)

Admission Requirements

Bring Art Into Your Everyday

 Uncover Diverse Art Creation

Each day, you can decide what type of art to create. From hand building and using a 3D printer; from turning images on a cellphone to an edition of screen-prints; from exploring photoshop to life drawing; from shooting a video to editing and syncing a soundtrack to it. You will be encouraged to test the boundaries of their creativity.

 24/7 Access to Great Art Studios 

Taught by professors and supported by technicians, you will experience small classes sizes working with state-of-the-art equipment in our historical and modern facilities, Zavitz Hall and Alexander Hall. You have access to our spaces any time creativity strikes, day or night, to continually develop your skills and never miss an opportunity to complete a project. 

 Build Your Professional Art Career Here

You will build professional networks as you develop a variety of studio skills on-campus, paired with hands-on experiences off-campus. This includes working in artists’ studios or galleries, trips to major art collections or museums, and meeting internationally renowned artists during our annual Visiting Artist Series.

Why Studio Art?

Here, at The School of Fine Art and Music (SOFAM), traditional practices meet new technologies in an intensive and creative environment, where you will be at the forefront of shaping the future around us through artmaking. You will not only develop technical and manual skills but also build an awareness of how visual art has influenced history and continues to impact society today within Art History courses.

Our program is designed as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Studio Art, rather than a Bachelor of Fine Arts, to allow students to combine their passion in Studio Art more easily with major or minor programs in many other disciplines. Currently, in our program, students pair Studio Art with Psychology, French, English, Creative Writing, Theatre Studies, Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Art History, and Philosophy.

Graduates of this program go on to Master of Fine Art (MFA) programs in Canada, Europe, and the USA and can apply both practical and theoretical skills as artists or within careers such as education, art therapy, marketing, content creation, museum curation, gallery administration, game design, and many more.

No portfolio is required for admission.

Students in the Studio Art SART program may also be interested in studying Art History, European Studies, Classical Studies, or other majors.

SART Course Calendar


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