• 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. 
     
      

  • Learning Outcomes

    The purpose of learning outcomes at Hamline University is to ensure that our mission and values are realized in what our graduating students know, value, and can do. View all learning outcomes for Studio Arts.

  • 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

    Aimee Nezhukumatathil 250

    The CWP welcomes Aimee Nezhukumatathil as our spring visiting writer! Public events: Reading Tuesday, February 27, and an Author Interview on Wednesday, February 28.

    Kelly Barnhill Dreadful 250

    MFAC faculty and 2017 Newbery Medal-winning author Kelly Barnhill’s collection of short stories and a novella, Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories, is out now from Algonquin Books.

    Herbach Hooper 250

    Hooper, the latest novel from prolific CWP alum Geoff Herbach (MFA ‘06), is out now from HarperCollins. Don’t miss the launch event at the Red Balloon Bookshop on March 7th at 6 PM

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    The 2018 ALA Awards have been announced and among the winners are MFAC faculty Nina LaCour with the Printz Award, Laurel Snyder with the Geisel Award, and Jackie Briggs Martin has a Sibert Honor book.