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

Chair and Professor of Studio Art

Phone

512.863.1355

Victoria Star Varner

Chair and Professor 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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“Narrative Migrations: Selected Works by Roger Colombik” Installation View

Narrative Migrations: Selected Works by Roger Colombik

October 14 - November 15, 2017

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Lisa Orr discusses her earthenware style with students. 

Ceramist Lisa Orr Hosts Workshop for Art Students

Art students gathered in the ceramics room at the Studio Arts building last Tuesday to attend a lecture and demonstration presented by local Austin ceramist, Lisa Orr.

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Art Events

The Bridge Club, Wish We Were Here, from The Trailer Project, Huntsville, TX, Archival inkjet print, Ed of 9, 40” x 60”, 2013.

State Lines

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts Gallery is thrilled to present State Lines exhibition from September 20-November 12.

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The Bridge Club, Wish We Were Here, from The Trailer Project, Huntsville, TX, Archival inkjet print, Ed of 9, 40” x 60”, 2013.

State Lines

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts Gallery is thrilled to present State Lines exhibition from September 20-November 12.

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The Bridge Club, Wish We Were Here, from The Trailer Project, Huntsville, TX, Archival inkjet print, Ed of 9, 40” x 60”, 2013.

State Lines

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts Gallery is thrilled to present State Lines exhibition from September 20-November 12.

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