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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.

    B.A. Studio Art
  • 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.

    B.A. Art History
  • 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.

    B.F.A. Studio Art
  • 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.

    B.F.A. Graphic Design
  • 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.

    B.F.A. Interior Architecture
  • 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!

    4+1 Art Education Masters Program
  • 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.

    Graduate Programs

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.

Explore the B.A. in Studio Art

Featured Events

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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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  • Familial: An MFA Thesis Exhibition by Adam Jennett

    April 10, 2019

    Featuring the functional earthenware pottery of Adam Jennett, MFA graduate student in Ohio University’s ceramics program.

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  • Emergence— B.F.A. Thesis Show Opens April 16

    April 2, 2019

    Emergence includes the work of four students within the Painting + Drawing concentration in the School of Art + Design.

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  • New Guest Curator Program at the Kennedy Museum of Art

    April 1, 2019

    The Kennedy Museum of Art announces a Guest Curator Program, an opportunity for members of Ohio University and surrounding communities to engage in the creative and central role of the curatorial process supported by the expertise and resources of the academic museum staff. 

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