STUDIO ART (B.S., B.A., B.F.A.)

The undergraduate program in Studio Art offers 3 degrees:

  • a B.S.,
  • a B.A.,
  • and a B.F.A.

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For more information, please contact:

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Corinne Diop
Studio Art Coordinator,
Professor of Art,
e-mail: diopcj@jmu.edu
Phone: 540/280-8017

B.S. IN STUDIO ART

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in studio art is designed for students who seek a breadth of knowledge in the visual arts and who have a preferred interest or stronger background preparation in math, the natural sciences or the social sciences. The degree major of studio art allows students to develop their visual vocabulary and provides a range of elective options that complement the major in studio art.  

B.A. IN STUDIO ART

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree is intended for students interested in pursuing a program of art study that promotes lifelong learning with an emphasis on the humanities.

The B.A. in studio art is designed for students who seek a breadth of knowledge in the visual arts and who have an interest or background in the humanities.

B.F.A. IN STUDIO ART

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree in Studio Art is intended for those students whose goal is the professional production of visual art. Only those students serious about preparing for a studio career in the visual arts and willing to commit the time and energy necessary to achieve professional competence in their chosen area of studio emphasis should enroll.

The studio art major allows students to develop visual vocabulary, foster a deeper understanding of the formal visual relationships present in the art and design process, enhance their aesthetic awareness of art forms, and to promote the competency to independently seek further professional growth.

Within the major, students develop competency in several media, i.e., painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, fiber, metals and jewelry, printmaking, photography as well as foster a professional command of at least one medium. Upon completion of the degree, students are prepared to pursue the professional production and exhibition of their own art or more in-depth study at the graduate school level.

The BFA in Studio Art offers a new Integrated 3D Emphasis, combining Ceramics, Fiber Arts and Weaving, Metals and Jewelry and Sculpture.

Faculty
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Sukjin Choi

Ceramics Head, Associate Professor of Art

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Corinne Diop

Studio Art Coordinator, Photography Head, Director of New Image Gallery, Professor of Art

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Jack McCaslin

Printmaking Head, Professor of Art

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R. Mertens

Fiber Arts and Weaving Head, Assistant Professor

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Mark Rooker

Metals & Jewelry Head, Professor of Art

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Rebecca Silberman

Professor of Art, Photography

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Greg Stewart

Sculpture Head, Professor of Art

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Dr. Cole Welter

Graduate Program Director, Professor of Art, Painting & Drawing

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Susan Zurbrigg

Professor of Art, SADAH Painting & Drawing Area Head

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