Goals of Studio Art
To increase student’s knowledge of the expressive, intuitive, intellectual, and structural aspects of visual language through observation, exploration, discovery and practice.
To stimulate intellectual curiosity and its translation into visual art through memory, reason, and imagination, while balancing craft with personal expression in traditional and new media.
To develop students’ expertise in traditional practices in a learning environment that encourages experimentation and invention.
To promote the visual arts as a significant form of communication and expression throughout human history.
To support the College of Arts and Sciences’ sophisticated, strategic liberal arts education that cultivates critical thinking and creativity necessary in the twenty-first century.