Visual Arts Department
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center 3101
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Visual Arts Department
UW-Superior Visual Arts Department offers many options that enable you to develop your talents and pursue a meaningful career. Students can major in Visual Arts and then specialize their studies by selecting a concentration in Art Education, Art History, Art Therapy or Studio Art.
In addition, UW-Superior offers a challenging Bachelor of Fine Arts degree that includes an art major with a concentration in studio art. This enables students to focus more intensely on ceramics, fibers, painting, photography, sculpture or printmaking. You also can use this major to pursue certification to teach art.
Once you earn your bachelor's degree, you can return to UW-Superior for its highly regarded Master of Arts Degree program in art. This program provides further professional training in art therapy, art education, art history and studio art.
UW-Superior's art program has a long, proud history, with many alumni who work as professional artists, teachers, professors, therapists and gallery owners.
Degrees and Majors
Visual Arts major:
Art Education concentration
Art History concentration
Art Therapy concentration
Studio Art concentration
Visual Arts major (leads to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree):
Visual Arts minors:
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What can you do with a degree in Visual Arts from UW-Superior?
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, more than half of all professional artists are self-employed. Of those who are not self-employed, many work in advertising and related services; newspaper, periodical, book, and software publishers; motion picture and video industries; specialized design services; and computer systems design and related services. Some self-employed artists offer their services to advertising agencies, design firms, publishing houses, and other businesses on a contract or freelance basis. Employment of artists and related workers is expected to grow about as fast as the average over the next decade. Because the arts attract many talented people with creative ability, the number of aspiring artists continues to grow.
Examples of careers in arts include:
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