Studio Art students learn and create in state-of-the-art facilities featuring designated workspaces for each student. The faculty, who are all practicing professionals, teach small classes to build strong student relationships.
Paige Guerra in her painting studio
Charles Morris welding in the sculpture studio
Mary Scoville creating a linocut
Studios at work in the ceramics studio. (Photo credit: Southwestern University)
Victoria Gadson in her painting studio
Avery Elkins in sculpture class
Studio Art majors’ educations culminate in senior exhibitions in the Sarofim Fine Arts Gallery, which prepare students for graduate programs and art professions. World-class opportunities nearby and across the globe provide rich pre-professional experiences.
Since 2006 the Fiske Guide to Colleges has listed Southwestern University as among the top 25 small colleges and universities strong in art or design.
“In a state where everything tends to be huge and overwhelming, Southwestern proves that good things can – and do – come in small packages.” –Fiske Guide to Colleges
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