The School of Art is a member of the National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA) and will be reviewing artwork, offering critiques, and answering questions about our professional programs at Ann Arbor, Chicago, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and St. Louis.
The School of Art has
a faculty of 36 full-time, nationally recognized artists, designers, and
scholars that teach in ten media concentrations, including Animation, Ceramics,
Drawing, Glass, Metals, Painting, Photography and Intermedia Arts, Printmaking,
Sculpture, and Visual Communication (Graphic Design), as well as Art History
and Art Education.
Our programs are
enhanced through a close collaboration with the prestigious David Owsley
Museum of Art, among
the finest university art museums in the nation and one that boasts an
collection of approximately 11,000 artworks from around the globe. The School
of Art also features the state-of-the-art Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass,
which houses every major form of glass production including blowing, casting,
flame work, cold work, and neon. Our nationally ranked Animation program
features two new computer labs, 40 Dell work stations and Cintiq
monitors, a 20 node render farm, and faculty with
industry experience at Disney and EA (Electronic Arts) games.
The Art and
Journalism Building provides more than 57,000 square feet of classroom and
studio space for our 500 majors in the School of Art. All concentration areas
in the School of Art have
studios and labs. The curriculum is augmented by an ambitious calendar of the
Designers, and Scholars series from across the country, as well as a full
of professional and
student exhibitions in our Atrium Gallery. Internships, practicums, hands-on
opportunities, field trips, and foreign study are available to all art majors.
Students can earn a
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio Art, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Studio
Art or Art History, and a Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) in
Art Education. We also offer the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) for continued
creative exploration. The School of Art at Ball State is accredited by
the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
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