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College of Fine Arts

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  • Art + Design

    Emphasizing scholarly and creative research, our innovative programs reflect contemporary practices that are responsive to the dynamic field of the visual arts, preparing students for enduring careers in the arts and beyond.

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  • Music

    With a focus on creating confident, creative, and skilled professional musicians, our programs are designed to enhance musical knowledge and skill through participation in a wide variety of courses, studies, ensembles, and field experiences.

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  • Theater

    Hone your craft through imagination, discipline, and conviction. We challenge our students to engage critically and creatively with research, the arts, and the world to prepare them for leadership roles as artists and citizens.

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  • Dance

    Join us to engage in choreography, performance and production, integrated with theoretical, historical, cultural and practical studies in dance. We cultivate an understanding and practice of collaboration, which encompasses communication, creativity, diversity, and adaptability that facilitate living in a complex world.

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  • Film

    Since its beginning in the 1970s, the Film program has been preparing students for film and video careers in higher education, and for success in the motion picture and television industry. Join our award-winning professional faculty and superb facilities and equipment rivaled by no other program in Ohio or the region.

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  • Interdisciplinary Arts

    Explore the dynamic world of interdisciplinary scholarship and creation— we ask complex or vexing questions that cannot be answered adequately within the boundaries of any single discipline, within the field of the arts.

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    Graduate students win prestigious Parry/Billman Fine Arts Award

    April 17, 2021

    The College of Fine Arts offers various levels of funding support for students’ creative projects, one being the prestigious I. Hollis Parry/Ann Billman Fine Arts Award.

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    Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition: Reality Jigsaw

    April 15, 2021

    This thesis exhibition is an academic capstone required of all BFA undergraduates in finalizing their degrees. Reality Jigsaw illustrates self-realization through surrealist imagery and vibrant colors.

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    Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition: The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark

    April 14, 2021

    This thesis exhibition is an academic capstone required of all BFA undergraduates in finalizing their degrees. Focused on political and environmental issues, this group show questions our place within nature and the effects or responsibilities that come with our coexistence.

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    Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition: Alphabet Soup

    April 13, 2021

    The Ohio University School of Art + Design is excited to host the undergraduate thesis exhibition, Alphabet Soup. This thesis exhibition is an academic capstone required of all BFA undergraduates in finalizing their degrees.

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