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Art Department

Overview of Program

A CSB/SJU art degree is intended to prepare students for careers or further education in art. For the non-major, this education provides a preliminary understanding of art forms, the creative process and a beginning ability to employ critical analysis.

  • You begin your journey by choosing a concentration in studio art and/or a major in studio art with a minor in art education.
  • We stress both a historical view of art as well as a cross-cultural approach to learning about the diversity of art forms.
  • We encourage our seniors to pursue internships, independent learning projects and a final thesis project.

Program Highlights

  • We have a national reputation for excellence in undergraduate education.
  • Students will experience working in well-equipped studio classrooms, and have access to personal studio work space.
  • Our visiting artists program brings professional artists to campus each year to speak with students, critique works, and present master classes.

Department Highlights

Recent Highlights

Emily Sheehan '05 was recently back on campus talking with Art Majors and leading a drawing workshop

 

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Contact Us

Andrea Shaker
Chair, Art Department
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John's University

320-363-5032
ashaker@csbsju.edu