Refine your artistic talent and learn practical, career-building skills at the same time. Become a better artist, and learn what it takes to get a job doing what you love.
USF’s small class sizes mean you get individualized critique and support from your professors. Our on campus facilities, and reputation in the art community, give you a strong foundation for a professional art career.
All Studio Art majors take core classes to build technique and develop composition skills. The hands-on studio space lets you explore your creativity, and USF’s concentrations help you develop your talent.
We asked our professors and they said studio art majors:
Technical proficiency in your chosen field
Relationship building with local art organizations
Knowledge of all stages of the exhibition process
One of the most important parts of attending graduate school is the development of relationships. Artists need a community to thrive. SOCA offers a micro-community inside its own walls as well as connections to the larger regional community.– Rebecca Stockert, MA in Studio Art 2014
USF’s Studio Art major is career-focused. As you learn sculpture, drawing, and photography, you’re also learning important career skills. We teach you how to talk about your art, how to work with galleries, and how to write artistic resumes. We have graduates working at:
Types of places you may work after you graduate include: