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Chenoa Warner | Fine Art
Alyss Estay | Fine Art
Joevic Yeban | Fine Art
Kim Hak Chul | Fine Art
Carman McNall | Fine Art
Chris Coogan | Fine Art
Juan Añorga | Fine Art
Dimitry Gristenko | Fine Art
Xu Wang | Fine Art
The BFA program teaches students the creative and technical skills needed to thrive as career artists. Advanced instruction is offered in non-figurative and figurative fine art, including painting, sculpting, and printmaking. Our Sculpture department has one of the largest and most advanced facilities of its kind in North America, and our state-of-the-art printmaking facilities merge traditional tools with cutting edge technology.
BFA Fine Art Unit Requirements
BFA Fine Art Degree Requirements
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.
Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria:
Concept Development and Critical Analysis
Academy of Art University Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Academy of Art University will demonstrate the ability to:
The AA program offers a strong introduction to the core principles of creating fine art. Students choose an area of emphasis from drawing and painting, printmaking, or sculpture. The Associate of Arts degree can be used as a stepping stone to the BFA program.
AA Fine Art Unit Requirements
AA Fine Art Degree Requirements
The four year certificate program provides students with a disciplined approach to the study of Fine Art. Student portfolios will demonstrate the variety of skills and creativity developed. Graduates enter the field prepared for professional opportunities in Fine Art. Students take electives and art history courses to round out their experience. Unlike the BFA program, students pursuing the Certificate program do not take liberal arts coursework.
Fine Art Certificate Requirements
Explore our course catalog and take classes based on your interests, either online or in our world-class facilities in San Francisco.
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The School of Fine Art provides students with the creative and technical skills needed to thrive in today’s art world. The School offers instruction in non-figurative and figurative fine art, including painting, sculpture, and printmaking. The sculpture center, with its own developed curriculum and designated faculty, is one of the best sculpture facilities in the nation.
The Associate of Arts degree provides students with an introduction to a particular field of study in art and design with a firm foundation in the concepts and problem-solving skills of that field. Once earned, the Associate’s degree can also be used as a stepping stone to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and to apply for entry level positions in the industry.
Director of Fine Art–Painting