Studio Art

Undergraduate: Minor

College of Arts & Sciences

Studio artists work primarily in the visual arts, including illustration, painting, printmaking, photography, and sculpture. The contemporary art world offers countless opportunities for artists, from art teachers and art historians, to professional photographers and museum curators. If creativity and personal expression are your passions, the Studio Art program is for you.

Program Description

Develop your technical abilities and artistic vision in the Studio Art program, designed as a minor to complement your major in another discipline. Work in and explore a variety of artistic mediums in a fully-equipped studio featuring digital cameras, flatbed printing presses, and state-of-the-art computer software.

Faculty includes teaching artists who participate in national and international juried and curated shows. You can work with faculty individually in small studio classes. You will have opportunities to exhibit your own masterpieces at one of the three on-campus galleries dedicated to students, alumni and local artists.

Highlighted Courses:

  • FAS 110 Two-Dimensional Design
  • FAS 131 Sculpture
  • FAS 142 Travel Photography
  • FAS 170 Painting


The college is surrounded by a vibrant art scene in Buffalo, rated among the top four art cities in the nation with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Burchfield Penney Art Center and other galleries throughout the area.


studio art scholarships are available to incoming students

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