Bachelor of Arts inArt Studio

Majoring in Art Studio involves the study and production of 2-D, 3-D, photographic and graphic art. Whether you specialize in drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, digital art, illustration or printmaking, you’ll be prepared for a variety of careers in the art world as you take 56 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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Art Studio Curriculum Overview

Studio Art combines the best of a small private university with the vibrant art community of the Twin Cities area. Students are prepared to excel through working hard in the context of close mentorships with faculty. Students network with art professionals and come to know contemporary trends in art. Successful students have futures in a variety of art-centered careers, or in graduate school.

Studio Art majors produce an exhibition and portfolio of their best work, informed by their knowledge of contemporary art as well as by western and non-western art history. They are verbally and visually fluent in their chosen medium.

Bachelor of Arts degrees at Concordia University, St. Paul consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 128 credits.

Meet Your Professors

Keith Williams Department of Art Chairperson, Professor of Art and Art History

Keith's passion for art and for quality teaching has led him to do workshops across the United States, to jury ceramic exhibition and to exhibit his own work.

Cate Vermeland Term Faculty in Art

Cate has a passion for making art accessible to all and has created numerous Community Art activities on campus.

Stephanie Hunder Professor of Art

Stephanie Hunder teaches printmaking and digital media at Concordia where she is Department Chair, Gallery Director and Professor of Art.

John DuFresne Term Faculty of Graphic Design Art

DuFresne brings 25 years of higher education experience in visual communications, including the development of award-winning design programs at two previous academic institutions.

Career Potential

You’ll also keep it real beyond the classroom, as student artwork is showcased in campus galleries throughout the year—and as a senior you will present your own solo exhibition. Because we design our art studio program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering a career as a visual artist, graphic/web designer, illustrator, art director, gallery owner, liturgical artist, community arts organizer, art teacher or other art-related professional.

  • Art Director
  • Art Professor
  • Art Teacher
  • Community Arts Organizer
  • Exhibitions Curator
  • Gallery Owner
  • Graphic/Web Design
  • Illustrator
  • Liturgical Artist
  • Photographer
  • Studio Artist

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