Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Department of Art and Art Professions - Barney Building
34 Stuyvesant Street, New York, NY 10003
Reception Desk: 212-998-5700 (phone) 212-995-4320 (fax)
- Advisement Appointments
To schedule an appointment with your advisor, please use the department's online appointment calendar: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/art/appointments
- Awards, Scholarships and Grants
Department of Art & Art Professions
Please note for Awards, Scholarships and Grants: all information is subject to change and must be verified by the individual seeking each opportunity.
Alumni Council Visual Arts Administration M.A. Program Award
(by nomination only)
Awarded annually to a graduating student in the Visual Arts Administration M.A. Program who has demonstrated excellence in course work, internships, service to the community and leadership in arts administration. $500 stipend.
Governor and Mrs. Herbert Lehman Art Therapy Prize
(by nomination only)
Awarded to a graduating student or students in the M.A. in Art Therapy program for excellence in scholarship, research, and clinical work, and outstanding program participation. $200 stipend.
Student Excellence Awards
(by nomination only)
In recognition of fine academic performance and out-of-the ordinary community spirit. $100 book gift certificate.
Program-specific Awards: MFA and Visual Arts Administration M.S. students, respectively
MFA Artistic Practice Awards
MFA in Studio Art students may apply for the Artistic Practice Award (up to $500 as a one-time award given once during your graduate career) to support a project such as a class assignment, studio work, exhibition, and/or other professional opportunity at NYU or elsewhere. (Note: MFA students are only eligible to receive this award once during their graduate career and must plan accordingly.)
Each MFA student may apply for limited financial support on an annual basis generously provided by the Department of Art & Art Professions.
To be considered for funding, students should submit a proposal via application form that indicates the nature of the project and addresses the stated criteria.
Visual Arts Administration (VAA) Alumni Council Professional Conference Grant (opportunity is renewed annually)
For students in the Visual Arts Administration M.A. Program, this is a competitive grant that will reimburse a current VAA program student for fees and expenses to attend a professional conference of her/his choice for professional development purposes up to an amount of $500. There are two deadlines: one for professional development activity in the fall and one for the spring semester. Contact Prof. Carlo Lamagna for details.
Visual Arts Administration (VAA) Alumni Council Study Abroad Award (opportunity is renewed annually)
For a student in the Visual Arts Administration M.A. Program, this offers an award of $1,000 to a student in the program who is attending our study abroad program in June. The deadline is typically in the spring. Contact Prof. Carlo Lamagna for details.
The Department of Art and Art Professions offers scholarship opportunities for currently enrolled students in the MFA and BFA in Studio Art programs.
Approximate Deadline: February
An email announcement will be also sent to all Studio Art majors.
Jack Goodman Scholarship for Art and Technology
Thee tuition scholarships of $1,000 each awarded to undergraduate and/or graduate studio art majors whose work is of the highest quality in the area of art and technology (digital, photography, video).
Martin Wong Scholarship
Three tuition scholarships of $1,500, $2,000 and $2,500 each will be awarded to currently enrolled undergraduate and/or graduate studio art majors whose work demonstrates exceptional promise. Students working in painting and drawing, sculpture, ceramics, and printmaking are invited to apply.
May and Samuel Rudin Foundation Multimedia Technology Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate and/or graduate studio art majors who show evidence of extraordinary potential for artistic achievement in current and developing technologies. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Financial Aid).
Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research/Creative Project Awards
GSO Competitive Professional Development Reimbursements Fund
Dean's Research Travel Colloquium
The Samuel Eshborn Service Award
The Ida Bodman Service Award
The Richard Hirsch Memorial for Students in the Arts Award
The Letha Hurd Morgan Award
The E. George Payne Memorial Award
The Western Scholarship
The John W. Withers Memorial Award
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For additional opportunities for visual artists and other arts-related professions see the monthly reports:Opportunities for Artists
- Researching Scholarships and Grants
- NYU Classes
If an instructor is using NYU Classes for an academic course, students will be enrolled automatically when they register for the class. Students will need an active NYUHome account in order to use NYU Classes.
To access NYU Classes, log in to NYUHome, click on the Academics
tab, then click on the course link in the list provided.
If you experience trouble accessing an NYU Classes site, contact ITS Client Services at 212.998.3333.
The Reserves Desk, on Lower Level 2 of Bobst Library, holds most printed reserve materials. The other location is the Avery Fisher Center for Music and Media on the second floor. Search for printed reserves.
Items on electronic reserve are part of the ERes system. You can search for your items by course name, instructor's name, or department. These pages require a password; ask your instructor for the password if you do not already have it.
- Graduate and Undergraduate Bulletin
- Computer and Media Labs (ITS, Bobst Library, Barney Building)
ITS Computer Labs
Locations and Hours
The Barney Building computer labs are located in rooms 204 and 401.
- Image Collections
Art Images for College Teaching (AICT)
Web site created by Allan T. Kohl which contains images for download representing ancient, medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and modern times.
Images of art works, with historical notes and criticism.
Provides a comprehensive international directory of museums, art fairs, artists and galleries.
Offers access to visual material useful for teaching art history, architecture, and related topics. Began with and retains focus on the Mediterranean region, but has expanded to include other areas of the world.
ARTstor provides searchable access to a series of art and architecture image collections for teaching and research purposes. For best results, use 1024x768 screen resolution.
Collection Cisneros includes in-depth information about art and artists from Latin America.
The Library's daguerreotype collection consists of approximately 600 photographs dating from 1842 to 1862. Portrait daguerreotypes produced by the Mathew Brady studio make up the major portion of the collection.
Digital Imaging Project
Images of sculpture and architecture, prehistoric to postmodern. Site maintained by Mary Ann Sullivan, Bluffton College; includes a featured site each month.
Digital Research Unit
Site hosted by Nottingham Trent University, dealing with performance art, and including links to Performance art archive, Digital performance archive, and sites dealing with the work of Stelarc, kunstwerk-blend, and Alastair MacLennan. There is also a link to the site of the Arts Council, England.
Electronic Arts Remix (EAI)
EAI's collection of new and historical works by artists is one of the world'sleading resources for media art. Spanning the mid-1960s to the present, the international collection ranges from seminal tapes by video pioneers to new interactive works by young artists. Over 3,000 works illustrate the richness and diversity of experimental media as a dynamic mode of cultural expression and contemporary art. Works are available for rental and purchase.
The Floating World of ukiyo-e
Online version of an exhibition of holdings from the Library of Congress that was held at the Library from September 27, 2001 to January 19, 2002 and curated by Katherine Blood. Presents Japanese prints, books, and drawings from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries as well as related works created by twentieth century Japanese and Western artists.
The Getty Research Institute
The Getty vocabulary databases are produced and maintained by the Getty Vocabulary Program. They contain terms, names, and other information about people, places, things, and concepts relating to art, architecture, and material culture.
The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)
The AAT is a structured vocabulary of more than 133,000 terms, descriptions, bibliographic citations, and other information relating to fine art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, and material culture.
The Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)
The ULAN is a structured vocabulary containing more than 225,000 names and biographical and bibliographic information about artists and architects, including a wealth of variant names, pseudonyms, and language variants.
The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
The TGN is a structured, world-coverage vocabulary of 1.3 million names, including vernacular and historical names, coordinates, and place types, and descriptive notes, focusing on places important for the study of art and architecture.
Gottscho-Schleisner Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
The Gottscho-Schleisner collection is comprised of over 29,000 images primarily of architectural subjects, including interiors and exteriors of homes, stores, offices, factories, historic buildings, and other structures. Subjects are concentrated chiefly in the northeastern United States, especially the New York City area, and Florida. Included are the homes of notable Americans, such as Raymond Loewy, and of several U.S. presidents, as well as color images of the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.
Grove Dictionary of Art
Grove Art Online provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art with ongoing additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links and all the sophisticated search advantages possible with an online reference resource.
Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
The Institute is a consortium of institutions, scholars, and artists dedicated to exploring the relationship between expressive behavior and social and political life in the Americas. Includes list of courses and seminars and provides access to its newsletter, on-line journals, as well as texts, images, video, and audio of works contributed by artists, scholars and students.
International Dada Archive
Provides information on the resources and services of the International Dada Archive at the University of Iowa Libraries.
Inventory of the drawings in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan and University of Notre Dame
In cooperation with the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, Italy, Professor Robert Randolf Coleman of the University of Notre Dame produces this inventory-catalogue of the Ambrosiana's collection of some 12,000 drawings by European artists who were active from the fourteenth through nineteenth centuries.
New York Public Library Picture Collection Online
The Picture Collection Online is an image resource site for those who seek knowledge and inspiration from visual materials. It is a collection of 30,000 digitized images from books, magazines and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints and postcards, mostly created before 1923.
Collaboration between the International Center of Photography (ICP) and George Eastman House.
Rhizome.org at the New Museum
Provides an online platform for the global new media art community to support the creation, presentation, discussion and preservation of contemporary art that uses new technologies in significant ways. The ArtBase archive includes net art, software art, computer games, and documentation of new media performance and installation.
Russian Archives Online
English-language interface allows access to Russian archival collections of photographs, films, audio clips, and transcripts, including images from The Russian State Film and Photo Archive Krasnogorsk (RGAKFD), The Russian State Archive of Scientific and Technical Documents (RGANTD), and other Russian museums, as well as from the collections of the Hoover Institute. RGAKFD catalogue searchable in English and Russian. Also includes a gallery of Soviet propaganda posters and cartoons.
Russian Icons: Index
Presents an index of photographic images of Russian religious icons, compiled by George Mitrevski. Notes the location of each icon and the file size of each image.
UbuWeb is a dedicated to experimental performance, art, literature and poetry.
Video Data Bank
The Video Data Bank collection includes 1200 titles by 260 artists and covers a broad range of subjects.
Web Gallery of Art
Contains over 11,000 digital reproductions of European paintings and sculptures created between the years 1150 and 1800. Biographies, commentaries, guided tours are available. Free postcard service is provided for the visitors.
World Art Kiosk
Database allowing users to search over 30,000 art images from throughout the world, created by faculty, staff and students of the California State University system. Project managed by Kathleen Cohen.
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