Studio Art

Description

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art will prepare you to be able to apply knowledge, techniques and methods necessary to become a successful studio artistst. 

Students can concentrate their studies in these areas: 

  • Art Metals
  • Ceramics
  • Contemporary Sculptural Practices
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking

High School Preparation


Careers

  • Marketing and Social Media Coordinator (Arts Organization)
  • Art Professor
  • Department Chairperson
  • Independent Artist or Photographer
  • Arts Administrator (Profit and Non-Profit)
  • Art Supply Store Owner/Manager
  • BFA Program Director
  • Art Instructor
  • Professional Photographer/Videographer
  • Photo/Color Master Printer
  • Illustrator
  • Production Ceramic Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Museum Docent or Educator
  • Curator
  • Arts Writer
  • VK Designs Owner/Creator

Beginning salaries of 2011-12 graduates of the program ranged from $22,000 to $30,000 with an average of $26,000.

View our Annual Employment Report for more details.


Explore Your Courses:

» Sample Freshman Schedule

Fall
Drawing I
2-Dimensional Design Foundations
Art Metal or Ceramics
Survey of Art – Ancient to Medieval
Freshman English – Composition or
Freshman English - Honors I or II
Heath and Physical Education

Spring
3-Dimensional Design Foundations
Drawing II
Practice of Art Seminar
Survey of Art-Renaissance through 20thCentury
Freshman English-Reading or
Freshman English – Honors Seminar I or II
Fundamentals of Speech

See our Undergraduate Bulletin for more information on these courses.

» Courses You May Take in the Major

Drawing I
Study and application of the principles and mechanics of descriptive freehand drawing using black and white media.

Two-Dimensional Design Foundation
Principals and elements of two-dimensional design and their application to the foundations of visual expression.

Three-Dimensional Design Foundation
The study of the principals and elements of three-dimensional design and their application to the foundations of visual expression.

Drawing II
Study and application of the principles and mechanics of interpretive freehand drawing focusing on invention, and creative investigation using a variety of black and white, color, and mixed media.

Painting I
Introduction and investigation of acrylic and/or oil painting.

Sculpture I
Introduction to sculptural concepts.

Aesthetics and Contemporary Art Theory
Introduction to the problems of aesthetics and contemporary art theory, e.g., interpretation, creation, and experience of art.

Color Seminar
A case-study course exploring methodologies for use of color. Content includes gender-specific, historic, psychological, social, and symbolic use of color; color sensibilities in other cultures; and roots of color beliefs.

 

See our Undergraduate Bulletin for more information on these courses.

 

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Contact Information

Amy Fichter, Program Director
306B Applied Arts Building
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, WI 54751-0790

Phone: 715/232-5335
E-Mail: fichtera@uwstout.edu


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