Bachelor of Fine Arts


Graduates of the Painting major will demonstrate an understanding of historical and contemporary painting practices and be familiar with various techniques, skills, and processes in order to make informed choices as relevant to individual studio art practice.

Students will understand a wide range of media, materials and modes of critical inquiry and develop an understanding of critical language and vocabulary relevant to artistic research.

Popular Courses 

  • PNTG 223 Methodologies and Methods
  • PNTG 226 Global Perspectives
  • PNTG 300 Painting Studio I
  • PNTG 301 Painting Studio II
  • PNTG 302 Painting Studio III

Careers Include:

  • Practicing artist
  • Muralist
  • Art dealer
  • Educator
  • Entrepreneur
  • Curator

Studio Facilities

  • Flexible, open-design community environment
  • Communal studios for first- and second-year students
  • Individual studio spaces for third- and fourth-year students


Full-time Faculty


Alumni are well prepared to maintain studio practices, enter the workforce using their highly transferrable skills, or pursue graduate studies in fine art and other disciplines such as art criticism and history, curating, art therapy, art education, environmental design, architecture, media studies, and arts administration.

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