Studio art and art history are disciplines that exist alongside many others as part of a liberal arts college. Our area has its own traditions and history, its own processes, skills and vocabulary. We’ve carefully designed our programs to give you a solid foundation, breadth of experience and depth of involvement. This program will help you achieve your potential, whether you become an artist or an art historian.
Turn Your Skill & Knowledge of Art into a Career
If you have a desire to make and study art, and you want to explore that desire, our program has the faculty — and the facility — to give you the skills and assurance to pursue art as a career and to discover what it means to be an artist.
To achieve our goal, we have created a broad and exciting curriculum and encourage the highest standards. We take seriously our responsibility for helping you identify your goals and for creating a supportive environment in which you can achieve them. We strive to nurture, nourish and encourage your personal expression and vision, not just teach you a certain way of working.
Our faculty members, staff and current students would be happy to speak with you and we hope you will feel free to reach out to us with questions or just to have a conversation.
Our Experienced Faculty Will Help You Grow
We are artists and art historians actively involved in our own creative practice, exhibitions and publications; we are equally fulfilled by helping you mature in your work, grow in self-confidence and move on to lead fulfilling lives. Our hope for you is that your years here will be a time of discovery, hard work and tremendous personal growth.
B.F.A. Senior Exhibition 2022
The B.F.A. exhibition features work created by graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students in the Art department. This represents the culmination of each undergraduate student’s experience in developing a body of work. The exhibition features student work from a variety of studio areas: ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. The exhibition is presented by the Plattsburgh Art Museum. View the B.F.A. 2022 Virtual Exhibition
This year’s exhibition included works by Jocelyn Acosta, Morin Bissonette, Sareem Jabbar, Brian Keach, Kailey Maher, Elara Martin, Kelsey Rambach, Nghi To, and Mollie Ward. You may watch their presentations at opening of the exhibition by clicking here: Watch B.F.A. 2022 Presentations