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School of Art + Design

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  • B.A. Studio Art

    As a Studio Art major, you’ll gain a variety of skills and techniques that will enable you to work successfully in fields related to art or to pursue graduate study. This program provides easy access to elective courses, freedom to double major, and opportunities to study off- campus.

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  • B.A. Art History

    To reflect the breadth and variety of art and visual culture, the Art History program offers a diverse, comprehensive curriculum in the history of world cultures. Students learn how to articulate and express their ideas about art while developing research and writing skills as tools for communicating about art.

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  • B.F.A. Studio Art

    A professional studio degree that fosters the development of studio artists and creative thinkers. Students take courses that include topics ranging from historical through contemporary issues in art, technical demonstrations, and rigorous critiques of student work.

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  • B.F.A. Graphic Design

    The Graphic Design program focuses on sustainability and social impact, while developing a capacity for critical thinking, problem solving, and innovation. Courses will give you the opportunity to study the symbiotic nature of design and culture in local and global communities.

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  • B.F.A. Interior Architecture

    Through this program, you will learn how architectural elements interact and synthesize to meet physical, psychological, social, and intellectual needs of people in a variety of settings. A program designed for those sensitive to the use of materials and details in a built environment, who are attentive to color, enjoy drawing, constructing, and organizing objects and spaces.

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  • 4+1 Art Education Masters Program

    Have you always wanted to be an art teacher or recently imagined a career path in art education? Earn a bachelor’s degree in Art and a master’s degree, with a Multi-Age Visual Arts License, in a total of five years!

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  • Graduate Programs

    Our graduate students are highly motivated, talented and conceptually inquisitive from a diverse range of artistic practices seeking an interdisciplinary environment. Graduate degrees include an Art History M.A., and M.F.A. degrees in Graphic Design, Ceramics, Printmaking, Painting + Drawing, Photography + Integrated Media, and Sculpture + Expanded Practice.

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Featured Events

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  • Celebrating Æthelred Eldridge, Fall 2019

    June 18, 2019

    The School of Art + Design and the College of Fine Arts celebrates the life and work of Professor Emeritus Æthelred Eldridge (1930–2018) with an exhibition, performances, alumni and community event, and exhibitions in Athens and beyond, beginning with Æthelred Eldridge Exhibition of Work

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  • Interview with Alumni Jenna Altomonte: On Remote Technology and the Artist’s Response to War

    May 24, 2019

    An Interview with Interdisciplinary Arts alumni, Jenna Altomonte, on her dissertation research completed in 2017 and her continued interest in technology’s impact on artists dealing with trauma firsthand and from a distance.

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  • Ephemeral Street Art of the Egyptian Revolution

    May 24, 2019

    Spurred on by the momentous shift breaking out across Egypt in 2011, Kat Hammond's doctoral research positions Egyptian street artists and documentarians as an active history-making force in the revolution.

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  • ADRIFT: MFA Thesis Exhibition by Molly Allen

    April 16, 2019

    The School of Art + Design presents an M.F.A. exhibition, Adrift, by Molly Allen a graduate student in ceramics, on view May 1–11 in Ohio University Art Gallery, 5th floor in the Siegfried Hall.

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