At BVU the experience and practice of the visual arts is an interdisciplinary pursuit. Within the Art Studio major, the areas offered are art history, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, drawing and design. All studio courses involve hands-on experience taught by faculty members who are professional artists.
Join a dynamic creative learning community with intimate sized studio classes, an active studio environment, and a focused outcomes-based curriculum. The faculty are practicing artists that regularly model and communicate the compelling demands and rewards of creative study. Solid preparation in technical skill, concept-based decision making, communication skills, and professional portfolios. Students emerge from the program as well-rounded, successful individuals who are prepare for careers in art, design and/or graduate school.
Students who graduate with this major can pursue careers as:
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Join us and call the art studios your home away from home! The dedicated studios are large, contemporary, and versatile. Here is a taste of what our students get to experience in our studios:
The median annual wage for independent artists, writers and performers was $52,060 in May 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Studio Art major enriches the learning experience with a critical understanding of making art while investigating a variety of visual media.
Each year a Fine Arts Award is presented to a student for outstanding work in fine art. The award purchases a work by the artist for the BVU art collection.
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