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The Department of Art and Art Professions offers studio programs for MFA, BFA and Minor degrees that integrate technical skills with theoretical understanding within the context of a world-class university setting. Studio Art studies are interdisciplinary, with facilities in painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, computer art and design, video, ceramics, metalsmithing, and installation. 

BFA, Studio Art

The BFA Program is designed to offer you intensive and innovative studio art practice, combined with an outstanding education in the liberal arts.

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MFA, Studio Art

The MFA program is dedicated to assisting you in the development of your artistic practice through an approach that is intensely introspective while collectively open to the challenges and issues of the larger world.

Minor, Studio Art

Undergraduate students at NYU have the opportunity to minor in Studio Art, which allows you the opportunity to explore three core areas of contemporary studio practice.

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Minor, Digital Art and Design

Learn to conceive and create digitally based art and design work with a blend of technological skill and theoretical and historical perspectives in this undergraduate minor.

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Faculty

Noel W. Anderson

Clinical Assistant Professor of Printmaking

nwa1@nyu.edu

Jesse Bransford

Clinical Associate Professor of Visual Arts; Department Chair

jesse.bransford@nyu.edu

Sue de Beer

Associate Professor of Art

sue.debeer@nyu.edu

Nancy Barton

Clinical Associate Professor of Art and Art Education

nancy.barton@nyu.edu

Jonathan Berger

Clinical Associate Professor of Studio Art

jsb285@nyu.edu

Ross Bleckner

Clinical Professor of Studio Art

rgb2031@nyu.edu

Maureen Gallace

Clinical Associate Professor of Art

mag6@nyu.edu

Shadi Harouni

Clinical Assistant Professor of Studio Art and Director of Undergraduate Studies

shadi.harouni@nyu.edu

Lyle Ashton Harris

Professor of Art and Art Education

lah9@nyu.edu

Natalie Jeremijenko

Associate Professor of Art and Art Education

nat@cat.nyu.edu

Marlene McCarty

Clinical Professor of Visual Arts

mm148@nyu.edu

Kevin McCoy

Associate Professor of Art and Art Education

kevin.mccoy@nyu.edu

Gerald Pryor

Associate Professor of Art and Art Education; Artist in Residence: Photo Head

gp1@nyu.edu

Linda Sormin

Associate Professor of Studio Art

linda.sormin@nyu.edu

Events

Exhibitions and Events

Exhibition and Events featuring the Department of Art and Art Professions

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NYU MFA Thesis Exhibition, Part I

Postponed Event - In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, this event is postponed.

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BFA Thesis I, Little Portal by the River

Postponed Event - In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, this event is postponed.

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BFA Thesis II, If we wander nowhere determined

Postponed Event - In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, this event is postponed.

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NYU MFA Thesis Exhibition, Part II

Postponed Event - In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, this event is postponed.  

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BFA Thesis III Spite House

Postponed Event - In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, this event is postponed.

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Facilities

BFA Facilities

Barney Building facilities include studio classrooms and workshops for sculpture, printmaking, painting, drawing, ceramics, metalsmithing, and sewing. In addition, the building has photography labs, a fabrication lab, digital labs, and printing studios.

Exhibition Spaces at Barney: 
The Commons 
is an exhibition and performance space with beautiful two-story clerestory windows. Rosenberg Gallery is our white-box space for installations. Student exhibitions change every 2–3 weeks.

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MFA Facilities

MFAs have private studios and access to facilities for sculpture, printmaking, painting, drawing, ceramics, metalsmithing, sewing, photography, fabrication, and digital printing.

Learn more about NYU studio facilities.

 

Information Sessions

Information Sessions

Every year there are a number of Information Sessions on site and online for prospective students. These sessions will give insights into its requirements and what to expect from the program.

Please contact us if you are interested in learning about upcoming dates.