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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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.
Students at Work Fall 2020

To Celebrate our Students’ Creative Spirits, the USM Art Department is Hosting a Virtual Open Studios.

Our Art Students have continued to work hard throughout a very different and challenging semester. Visit our Fall Semester Virtual Open Studios and see!

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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 02/25/21*)

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Annie Lee-Zimerle

Welcome the Newest Member of the Art Department

Please Welcome our new Assistant Professor of Art, and Coordinator for the Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts, Aemin (Annie) Lee Zimerle.
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.