Discover artistic inspiration in our Studio Art program


The B.A. in studio art is for students seeking a broad understanding of the discipline. Those who wish to pursue a career in the arts or arts-related fields will benefit greatly from this program. 


What is Studio Art?

UW’s B.A. in studio art educates students on theoretical, historical and applicable fundamentals of visual art. Disciplines of Studio Art, Theory and Art History are taught from beginning through advanced coursework. Eligible students may apply to our B.F.A. program based on specific criteria after completion of first year Foundations coursework.

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a group of students working in the ceramics studio

Faculty teaching in the Department of Visual Arts are dedicated to helping all students find their creative voice.

While Visual Arts faculty have strengths in many different areas, two things are of primary importance: commitment to studio and scholarly excellence, and dedication to fostering excellence in the education of art students.

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What can you do with a studio art bachelor's degree?

There are a variety of careers students may pursue with a B.A. in studio art. Students may pursue work in forms of art education, graphic design, forensic illustration and more. 

Studio Art Careers

  • Painter
  • Ceramicist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Jewelry Designer
  • Printmaker
  • Sculptor
  • Illustrator
  • Internet Publisher
  • Web Designer
  • Producer
  • Photographer


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Here are a few places our Studio Art University of Wyoming alumni are getting creative!

  • K Contemporary
  • J. Cotter Gallery
  • Art 321
  • 85SIXTY
  • Interia Hospitality
  • American Paintbrush Signs and Graphics
  • Mondo Solutions, LLC
  • Group Publishing
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Studio Art Program Highlights

UW offers art students many benefits that can help them network with other artists and professionals, hone their craft and have new experiences. 

Networking Opportunities  

Trips to conferences and art galleries are great learning experiences. They are also good ways to connect with others outside of student organizations on campus. Taking time to network in these settings can help a budding career flourish into something inspiring. 

Financial Support

The department offers several scholarships specific to the degrees offered in the Art and Art History Program. Application is through the main UW Portal for Financial Aid. There are other scholarships and opportunities available for undergraduates as well.

Contact Us

We're Eager to Help!

Department of Visual Arts

Visual Arts Building, Room 110

Department 3138, 1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3269