Hone your skills in the visual arts and prepare for a career as a professional artist.

By developing your understanding of the creative process and your knowledge of traditional and contemporary artistic concepts you will gain the basis for professional practice and for continued study at the graduate level.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

Engagement comes naturally to studio art courses at Florida Southern College.

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Engaged Learning

Your professors work with you individually and in groups for all projects, and the critique process thrives on open discourse and evaluation.

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Great Facilities

The program has nine fully equipped discipline-specific studio classrooms—a rarity for any small college.

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Expert Faculty

You’ll study with faculty who are nationally recognized artists and art historians who are devoted to teaching.

Portfolio Requirement

A portfolio review is required for BAs and BFAs in Studio Art and Graphic Design. Deadline for portfolios is March 1.

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Program Contact

Diane Baires

Art and Art History Department

863.680.4743

Course Information

After the Financial Aid Office has received your application, you will receive instructions on what information is still needed to complete your file.

Academic Catalog

Clubs and Organizations

The department is a forty-year member of Kappa Pi, the international honorary art society.

Graduate Opportunities

Our art majors attend a wide variety of graduate and professional schools.

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