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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Student Work from Fall Portfolio Review

Virtual Foundation Portfolio Review Exhibition Spring 2022

This virtual exhibition highlights two works from the Art students who passed this spring's Portfolio Review.
Painting in Progress from Summer 2021 Landscape Painting Class

Summer's Almost Here, & Enrollment is Open for Art Classes!

See what Art has to offer that fits your schedule. Online & In-Person classes are offered.

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Memory by Olivia Shea

VIRTUAL OPEN STUDIOS: View student artwork completed during the fall 2021 semester.

Due to the resurgence of COVID-19, the fall in-person Open Studios was postponed. Since our amazing students created such a wonderful array of work we have to share.
A husky with one blue eye and one gold eye, sitting in snow.

Current students, faculty, and staff: Visit us on MyUSM

We’ve moved our information for current students, faculty, and staff to MyUSM — streamlining access through our secure, single sign-on portal. Login required.

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USM Art Gallery & Kat Zagaria

Welcome Kat Zagaria Buckley, the Art Department's New Director of Art Exhibitions and Outreach

On August 2, 2021, a new chapter will begin with new leadership at the helm of the USM Art Galleries.
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.