Majors & Minors

Studio Art

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. 

Contact

Victoria Star Varner, MFA

Chair of Studio Art

Phone

512.863.1355

Victoria Star Varner, MFA

Chair of Studio Art

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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Art News

Sculptural teapot "Anxietea" by Sofia Payne '18

Studio Art Student and Alumnae Accepted into People’s Gallery Exhibition

Payne and Baker’s art will be on display at Austin City Hall beginning this February.

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Colombik

Narrative Migrations: Selected Works by Roger Colombik

October 14 - November 15, 2017

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Brantley Freeman ’11, BA in Accounting, Atlet Sports, high performance sports training

Start Ups

The ability to conceive, create, launch, and nurture a new venture is a monumental achievement. Thanks in part to their Southwestern Experience, these four alumni have done just that.

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Art Events

Nicole Pietrantoni, Precipitous, 14 feet x 6 feet, Inkjet on Awagami Inbe Thick, folded and bound into 5 accordion books, Text written by Devon Wootten, 2015.

“Off the Wall: Contemporary Prints” Exhibition

Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Studio Art Department presents Off the Wall: Contemporary Prints.

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Nicole Pietrantoni, Precipitous, 14 feet x 6 feet, Inkjet on Awagami Inbe Thick, folded and bound into 5 accordion books, Text written by Devon Wootten, 2015.

“Off the Wall: Contemporary Prints” Exhibition

Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Studio Art Department presents Off the Wall: Contemporary Prints.

FIND OUT MORE
Nicole Pietrantoni, Precipitous, 14 feet x 6 feet, Inkjet on Awagami Inbe Thick, folded and bound into 5 accordion books, Text written by Devon Wootten, 2015.

“Off the Wall: Contemporary Prints” Exhibition

Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Studio Art Department presents Off the Wall: Contemporary Prints.

FIND OUT MORE