Art & Design

Student Work

BFA in Visual Arts

Visual Arts BFA students choose a concentration in drawing, media, painting, photography, print, or sculpture, while experiencing a wide range of art-making through studio electives. In addition to gaining disciplinary depth through focus on their concentration medium, students also achieve an understanding of the wider cultural context for their work. This undergraduate program nurtures creativity, comfort with risk-taking, and continual learning and growth. About the BFA in Visual Arts

BFA in Design

Design BFA students deploy typography and visual language in print, time-based and interactive media. Interdisciplinary research informs designers’ creative work. Studio courses encourage design practices that evolve with changing technology and encourage experimentation with new tools. About the BFA in Design

MFA in Design

Design MFA studio work is research-driven; students develop creative projects by delving deeply into their interests in any area of knowledge. Rutgers is an ideal setting for designers to pursue studio work that explores issues and ideas in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. This media-agnostic program supports students to experiment with a wide range of digital and analog methodologies for creating publications, interfaces, exhibitions and more. About the MFA in Design

MFA in Visual Arts

The visual arts MFA curriculum encourages interdisciplinary art-making and experimentation. This graduate program encompasses a wide range of perspectives and approaches to art that are explored in seminars, critiques, visiting artists, thesis writing and exhibitions. Coursework guides students to situate their work in a critical genealogy, and to develop and maintain an ambitious, independent, self-driven arts practice. About the MFA in Visual Arts