Studio Art

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art degree program is designed to let you develop your abilities in a variety of disciplines including ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Dedicated classrooms and studio labs are available for each of these areas, providing the resources you need to achieve your creative goals.

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Annah Jane Paschal


The professors genuinely care about their students. They allow one to creatively think and are open to new ideas... I have been challenged and cared for in this program.

Annah Jane Paschal


Why should I choose Studio Art?

As a studio art major, you will have a chance to try new media, develop the ability to critique your work, and learn from the works of great masters, old and new.

What are some studio art courses I will take?

  • Art Metals
  • Printmaking: Intaglio and Lithography
  • Life Drawing
  • Digital Art
  • Art History

Studio Art Degree Plans

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Katy Heinlein

Art All over the World

Katy Heinlein is an artist living and working in Houston, Texas. She earned the MFA in sculpture from Texas Tech University. Heinlein鈥檚 work has been exhibited globally and locally through the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, Diverseworks, Lawndale Art Center, and Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL). She has collaborated on set and costume design for the Dominic Walsh Dance Theater.

What are some career options?

  • Photographer
  • Jeweler
  • Potter
  • Sculptor
  • Editorial illustrator
  • Glass Blower
  • Mural Artist

Where do graduates work?

  • Coastal Outdoor Advertising
  • East Central University
  • BakerRipley
  • Andrade Communicators
  • Onward Outfitters
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout

Where have alumni gone for graduate studies?

  • University of Oklahoma
  • Naropa University
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • North Texas State University
  • The Guild School, SMU
  • Texas Tech University

Why study studio art at UMHB?

The Baugh Center for the Visual Arts offers art majors well-equipped studios, beautiful gallery space, and plenty of areas for students to hang out and work.

Studio classes are limited to 15 students, so you always have a chance to ask questions and get feedback from your professors.

Art faculty members are professional artists who bring years of teaching experience to their classes.

The Baugh Center includes great senior studio spaces for majors who are preparing for their senior exhibitions.

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