• 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

    Read the outstanding work of undergraduates from across the country in the premier issue of Runestone, an online journal compiled and edited by Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) students in The Creative Writing Programs at Hamline.

    All are invited to the Hamline Midway Art Crawl on July 24-25 and the Hamline Midway Art Festival, a daylong celebration of live and interactive art, music, culture, and the unveiling of the murals on Saturday, August 29, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    In this podcast from AWP 2015, introduced by Mary Francois Rockcastle, hear the panelists read from their award-winning essays in "The Meridel Le Sueur Essay: Sixteen Years of Water~Stone Review."