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Studio Art

  • The School of Art at Minnesota State University Moorhead is a dynamic artistic community of students, faculty, and staff. As a Studio Art major, you’ll learn the principles of art, develop an understanding of art in historic and contemporary contexts, and acquire advanced skills in studio areas, including drawing and illustration, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography and ceramics. Through the investigation of the creative process and faculty mentoring, you will explore and discover your own personal artistic voice.

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  • Benefits of an MSUM Studio Art Degree
    The MSUM School of Art is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Member institutions have proven their dedication to promoting high standards for art and design.
    The Roland Dille Center for the Arts is home to a regionally acclaimed art gallery, more than 50 individual studio spaces, and facilities for each Studio Art emphasis. You’ll have 24-hour access to the building in order to complete your work when it fits your schedule.
    While attending MSUM, you’ll have the opportunity to gain professional experience through on-campus jobs, a variety of art-related student organizations, museum and gallery tours, and by living and learning with fellow artists.
    Faculty in the MSUM School of Art have the distinctive combination of teaching and professional studio experience. Each holds the highest possible degree in their field, and enthusiastically continues to create art in their communities.
    Learning Opportunities Beyond the Classroom

    Enhance your education outside of the classroom. Join an organization designed specifically for students like you, find a related job on campus or join a learning community.

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  • Careers & Outcomes
    Bring your passion for art to the workplace, where you’ll have a variety of career fields to choose from.

  • Kaylyn Gerenz
    Art, Sculpture Emphasis
    Sam Williams
    Illustration Emphasis
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