Studio Art

TYPE: Concentration of Art (Visual Arts)
DEGREE: B.A./B.S.
DEPARTMENT: Visual Arts Department

LOCATION: On-Campus
4-YEAR PATHWAY: Graduate in 4 Years

General Description

Create meaning. Engage with artists. Discover your creative potential.

As you develop your talents and become proficient in a variety of studio art media, you will learn what it means to make, experience, and feel art.

Attract minds and hearts with your artwork as art viewers mull the complexities or simplicities of your piece. Make people think about the world, their communities, and themselves.

Develop a knowledge of art and focus on training in a specific medium such as ceramics, expressive ecopsychology, fibers, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture.

*Students may choose to earn a bachelor of fine arts degree or B.A./B.S. through the studio art concentration.

Program Outcomes

Through a concentration in studio art at UW-Superior, you will:

  • Develop problem-solving skills within design, form and color
  • Understand the theory, psychology, and use of color
  • Become proficient in the fundamentals of drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, metalwork, and fibers
  • Become an expert in a specialized field of studio art
  • Develop self-awareness and self-expression through artistic inquiry
  • Create engaging works of art

Career Opportunities

Employment of artists and related workers is expected to grow about as fast as the average over the next decade.

Begin your career as a:

  • Teacher
  • Art therapist
  • Photographer
  • Gallery owner or manager
  • Illustrator
  • Painting restorer
  • Printmaker
  • Sculptor
  • Painter
  • Medical/scientific illustrator
  • Fashion artist
  • Cartoonist
  • Animator

Did You Know?

  • Our art program has a long, proud history with many alumni working as professors, artists, teachers, therapists and gallery owners.
  • You will have opportunities to gain experience through off-campus internships in the vibrant Superior-Duluth arts community.
  • All our art professors are artists themselves.
  • The Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center contains studios for painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, printmaking, drawing, woodworking, metal working, and weaving.

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