Ceramics, Sculpture & Jewelry/Small Metals
The Bachelor of Fine Arts Three-Dimensional (3D) Studio
art degree program immerses you in a sequence of studio experiences in 3D art forms, including ceramics, sculpture, and jewelry / small metals. Through demonstration of techniques, materials, studio practices, and critique, BFSDoArt faculty strengthen your capacities to question your intentions and expand your technical expertise. Through this 3D art program, you will develop a coherent body of advanced work that prepares you to pursue opportunities within the professional art world.
In the program, you have access to cutting-edge 3D art school technology in the areas of ceramics, metal fabrication, wood shop, foundry, and jewelry and small metals.The BFSDoArt’s Ceramics & Sculpture Building houses many of the 3D studio courses and equipment including the program’s new 3D powder printer, plasma cutting table, biometric sawstop table saw, foundry furnace and gas forge, and nine types of kilns.
Students pursuing a B.F.A. are required to complete the Foundations Program before starting their degree coursework. This exciting first year provides an intellectually rigorous, studio-based experience in the fundamental issues of art and design. Students work through a series of learning experiences designed to address traditional, interdisciplinary, and innovative approaches to technical and conceptual practices.
View the Course Catalog
for Degree Requirements
|According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, positions in the art field were expected to rise 12% from 2008-2018, which was an average pace compared to other job sectors.
|Artists held about 208,000 jobs in 2004. Sixty-three percent were self-employed. Employment was distributed as follows:
- Art directors: 71,000
- Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators: 29,000
- Artists and related workers, all other: 8,500
- Craft artists: 6,100
Types of Jobs
|Artist in Residence
Automobile Specialty Painter
Sets for Theater & Film
Visual Aid Artist
3D Studio Art Faculty