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.
Jenna Foster in her campus studio
Art students at Notre Dame and the Louvre in Paris, France, on faculty led trip
Charles Morris welding in the sculpture studio
Nikki Grona in the New York Art Program, a semester-long S.U. internship opportunity
Mary Scoville creating a linocut
Avery Elkins in sculpture class
Paige Guerra in her painting studio
Victoria Gadson in her painting studio
Carly Dennis in her studio
The figurative sculpture class
Sarah Kinney in her campus studio
Jake Pawelek at the Kiefer exhibit, Pompidou Center, Paris, France during a trip with art and music students
Students at Xu Bing exhibit, “Book from the Sky,” at The Blanton Museum at the University of Texas at Austin
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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