The Studio Art program is designed to provide a broad art experience. The eight courses
of the studio minor include Art History and classes selected from seven areas of specialization:
Ceramics, Digital Art, Drawing, Jewelry/Metals, Oil Painting, Photography, Printmaking,
Sculpture, and Watercolor. This program provides a cohesive artistic introduction
to media, technical skills, and conceptual skills.
Why studio art at OSU?
Studio Art is dedicated to excellence in all forms of art creation, research, and
education. The department has a highly active faculty who exhibit nationally and internationally,
and whose scholarly work is consistently cited for its excellence. Students enrolled
in this major have the opportunity to participate in student exhibitions and attend
art field trips, and they are encouraged to discover and develop their own artistic
The Studio Art program challenges students to express themselves clearly and creatively,
in a variety of mediums. Art students develop the ability to manage multiple projects
and work successfully in groups, preparing them for success in a variety of fields:
The Gardiner Gallery of Art exhibits often include the student and faculty exhibitions
as well as international and national artists. The gallery also features faculty and
student curated shows and traveling exhibitions.
OSU Museum of Art
Students play a vital role in every aspect of the museum's operation. We offer opportunities
that allow students to be involved in all areas of museum work such as installing
exhibitions, writing labels, working with faculty to design exhibitions, and helping
with the day-to-day operations by serving as guards and working in visitor services