• Art - Compiled and Composed Exhibition Article

    A new art exhibition, Compiled and Composed: Sculptural Formations, opens at the Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery in Annunciation Center on Monday, June 30, 2014. The opening will be followed by a panel discussion in Dolan Performance Hall. The exhibition will remain open through September 17. READ MORE

Program Offerings

The Art program is designed to develop creativity and artistic skill in each student. Our classes are geared to train students in artistic innovation, practical studio arts, and creative technologies – all of which are essential for today's imaginative world. With an available minor in graphic arts and access to the Therese Maloney Art Gallery on campus, both inspiration and practicality are in strong supply.

UNDERGRADUATE

  • B.A. in Art (General Studio Art)

    1. A focus on creative, conceptual, technical, looking and visual communication skills
    2. Students are encouraged to make art in many different styles and materials
    3. Professors are practicing and exhibiting artists, curators, writers and/or art historians
    4. A dedicated computer lab tailored for image and multimedia manipulation
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  • B.A. in Art (Graduate School Preparation)

    1. A focus on creative, conceptual, technical, looking and visual communication skills
    2. Students are encouraged to make art in many different styles and materials
    3. Professors are practicing and exhibiting artists, curators, writers and/or art historians
    4. A dedicated computer lab tailored for image and multimedia manipulation
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  • Minor in Art (General Studio Art)

  • Minor in Graphic Design

Outcomes

Students will develop conceptual, analytical and creative skills related to their own artistic practice and will gain an understanding of art around the world and across the centuries. Students will learn to contextualize art objects within society, time period and community in which they were created, and be able to research and communicate about the history of art.

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Graduates

Students with a B.A. in Art are ready for the creative world – as artists or as part of a gallery or museum. Many of our graduates also major in a related subject, and quite a few have become art teachers in elementary schools.

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Student Stories

Ashley Hollingsworth

Minor in Art

"CSE has let me experience things I never thought I'd do. Once I receive my degree, I plan on teaching the youth of tomorrow in an elementary school."

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Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Raúl Villarreal

Assistant Professor

Professor Raúl Villarreal has work in New York's Boricua College Art Gallery in its current exhibition, Identity and the Accumulation of Memory: Contemporary Cuban Art.

Contact Information

Dr. Virginia Fabbri Butera
Program Chairperson
Professor of Art History

Phone: 973-290-4315
Email: vbutera@cse.edu
Office: Annunciation Center 202