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UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Connecticut offers intensive degree programs to prepare individuals for the numerous careers in the arts. Our goal is to provide the finest professional training through classroom and studio instruction.

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS CONCENTRATIONS

GRADUATE PROGRAM

UConn Studio Art MFA—30 Years Strong.

Positioning Art in a Top 25 Research University.

Creative research is important work at UConn and we succeed.

 

Kirby Mill
MFA Studio Art Graduate Studios at Kirby Mill

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Concentrations

ART SPACES & COMMUNITY

The arts are everywhere at UConn! With multiple exhibition and performance venues, the arts are happening every day on campus. The UConn Arts community extends around the globe, with our alumni working in the arts and related professions in New York City, Boston, London, and more.

Contemporary Art Galleries
makes art available to the university community and extending to the regional community by providing an ongoing and internationally recognized series of changing exhibitions.

The William Benton Museum of Art draws largely from its collection of over 6,500 works of art, the Museum presents exhibitions of art dating from the 15th through the 21st centuries. The museum also holds special exhibitions, gallery talks, campus art walks, academic and non-academic discussions, musical performances, and family programs.

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LATEST ART NEWS

The UConn Department of Art and Art History’s graduating BFA seniors are pleased to present the 2021 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition!

The exhibition features the studio work of students concentrating in Graphic Design, Illustration/Animation, Painting/Drawing, Photography/Video, Printmaking, and Sculpture/Ceramics.

Link will go live this Wednesday at 5 pm!

Website: http://www.uconnbfa.art/
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Please join us for a virtual artist talk by Rebecca Najdowski tonight at 7:00 PM (EDT). In her presentation titled, Inverted Landscapes, Rebecca will share insights into her Ph.D. research and creative practice, which explore concepts of representation (photo/video), technology, and the environment.
To RSVP and receive a Zoom invitation, send an email to clare.benson@uconn.edu.
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The William Benton Museum of Art presents the 2021 UConn Studio Art and Digital Media & Design MFA Thesis Exhibitions: Sour Milk and Turning Point.

𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐌𝐢𝐥𝐤 showcases five emerging artists in the Master of Fine Arts program in Studio Art. The exhibition features painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, book arts, textiles, ceramics, installation, and video. 𝐄𝐱𝐡𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐬 are Joseph Caster, Shelby Charlesworth, Rachel Dickson, Paul Michael, and Magdalena Pawlowski. 
 
𝐓𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭 invites viewers to experience a varied range of digital media by graduating Digital Media & Design Master of Fine Arts students. The exhibition features 2D and 3D animations, UI/UX interactions and designs, digital games and virtual reality. 𝐄𝐱𝐡𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐬 are Emma Atkinson, Yucheng Hang, Hongju “Hannah” Lim, Wenchao Lou, Claudia Nunez, and Renoj Varghese.

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Please join us Wednesday, March 10th at 8pm for a discussion between artist Ella Weber and Professor John O'Donnell. We hope to see you there!
Check out her work here: https://www.ellaweber.com

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Please join us Wednesday, March 3 at 8pm for a discussion between artist Joe Bun Keo and Professor John O'Donnell. We hope to see you there!
Check out his work here: https://joebunkeo.com/
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The UConn Grief Project Deadline: Feb. 26th. Call for submissions: The UConn Grief Project invites students to share responses to the challenges we have faced, both as individuals and as a community, over the past year. Inspired by the powerful art of German printmaker Käthe Kollwitz,
The UConn Grief Project brings together reflections on loss, and creates a space for acknowledging the emotional impacts of this moment in history.The UConn Grief project is a collaboration between Design Center, Counterproof Press, and the William Benton Museum of Art. For More
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