• Studio Arts at Hamline University

    The study of studio arts involves learning the fundamental principles of perception, technical skills, and aesthetic concepts corresponding to the individual disciplines of painting, sculpture, printmaking, and drawing. Studio courses are taught in a developmental sequence tailored to the needs of the individual student. Discussions of art history and criticism are integral to all studio courses.

  • Department News

    Explore Featured News Stories featuring the Department of Studio Arts and Art History. 
    Discover more about the Current Exhibition in the Soeffker Gallery. 

  • Studio Arts Facilities

    The Department of Studio Arts and Art History maintains a collection of more than 80,000 slides and digital images. The 2,000-square-foot painting studio has almost 1,000 square feet of north light. The printmaking studio is equipped for the intaglio printmaking process. Housed in separate buildings are 2,130 square feet of sculpture and drawing studios. The sculpture studio is equipped for clay modeling and plaster casting. A new 900-square-foot, secure and climate-controlled gallery was opened in 1996 in the Drew Fine Arts Center. The gallery, which houses the permanent collection, has also featured exhibitions that have brought national attention to the university.

  • Additional News

    The opening reception for the Michael Price exhibition, A Legacy in Bronze, will be held Thursday, October 8 from 6 - 9 p.m. in the Drew Fine Arts building. The commemorative exhibition through December 11.  

    Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation by Professor Aida Audeh's received favorable notice in the journal Comparative Literature Studies.

    The Alumni Relations Office will host the third annual Marketplace during Alumni Weekend. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni looking to share and sell their work with the Hamline community are invited to showcase their art on Saturday, October 3 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Anderson Center Forum.