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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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    “Existence: Text + Image,” 2021 Alternatives Biennial at Ohio University Art Gallery 

    December 16, 2020

    The Photography + Integrated Media department along with the School of Art + Design proudly present the exhibition Existence: Text + Image as part of the Alternatives biennial,

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    New York-based School of Theater grad shares career advice to costume design students

    December 9, 2020

    The School of Theater welcomed alumnus Ricky Lurie, MFA ‘14 in Production and Costume Design, as a College of Fine Arts Visiting Artist for a 3-day virtual residency with current BFA and MFA production design and technology students.

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    Students heading into healthcare careers benefit from new theater class offered through CoArts’ The Healthy Village

    December 8, 2020

    For two years, Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts faculty have partnered with faculty in the College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) to offer Interprofessional Healthcare through Creative Arts,

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    OHIO alumnus and Aladdin actor shares industry expertise with musical theater students

    December 1, 2020

    Jonathan Freeman, BFA ’72, the voice of Jafar from Disney’s animated movie Aladdin and the actor who plays the role in the Broadway stage production, shared with students in the School of Theater his more than 50 years of experience on the stage,

Saturday, January 23 OHIO | Art prize All Day
Saturday, January 23 Existence: Text + Images 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Seigfred Hall
Saturday, January 23 Prelude: First year graduate MFA exhibition 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Baker University Center
Sunday, January 24 OHIO | Art prize All Day
Monday, January 25 OHIO | Art prize All Day
Tuesday, January 26 OHIO | Art prize All Day