USM Art Department

USM ART is a nationally accredited program that provides students with a rigorous studio experience, historical understanding of the complexity of art practices, and the critical skills needed to become informed visual artists, art educators and art historians. Learn more about USM Art Department.

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Discipline Award Certificate

Announcing this Year's Art Department Discipline Awards and Scholarship Recipients.

Congratulations go out to all these deserving students!
Peter Paolucci

BFA Art Student, Peter Paolucci, selected as one of USM's 2021 Highlighted Graduates.

Profiles in Persistence: Peter Paolucci '21.
Spring 2021 Foundation Portfolio Review Virtual Exhibition

Spring 2021 Foundation Portfolio Review

This virtual exhibition, traditionally held in Robie-Andrews' Kidder Gallery, highlights two works from the Art student's who passed this spring's Portfolio Review.
Summer Session

Summer is Right Around the Corner! Summer Session Registration is Now Open.

Earn college credit while the sun shines. See what Art has to offer that fits your schedule. Online & In-Person classes are offered, as well as a Travel opportunity.

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Uncharted Territory: How COVID-19 Continues to Affect Studio Art Life for Students.

Art student specific information and links to resources to help students reach their educational goals during unprecedented times. (*Updated 04/22/21*)
Sydney Stultz at George Burk Scholarship event

Scholarships Available for Art Students Include the George Burk Memorial Scholarship for Painting

See what other Scholarships are currently available for Art Students, and how you can help grow Scholarships for future artists.
Travel Iceland

Unique Travel Course Opportunities Available for Art Students.

Since 2017 the USM Art Department has offered annual Travel Courses, allowing students to explore new horizons while gaining knowledge and skill in the Arts.
Graduation-Where form here?

Where Do USM Art Students Go After Graduation?

If you were wondering what students do with a Liberal Arts degree, see what some USM Art Department Graduates are doing today.