Brooklyn Art Department

Brooklyn Art Department

As culture changes and new modes of expression develop, curious and creative minds will continue to discover meaning through visual exploration. The St. Joseph's University, New York art department offers a range of studio, art history and theory courses incorporating diverse artistic approaches across cultural, social and geographic boundaries.

Brooklyn Student Art Show

Our Brooklyn campus offers 18-credit minors in studio, art history and art studio/history. Our courses are open to all students, who learn from a faculty with extensive academic and exhibition credentials. These programs allow students to focus on areas of interest in two-dimensional, three-dimensional and digital media.

Studio courses include graphic design, Web design, drawing, painting, printmaking, digital photography, sculpture, ceramics and crafts. Art History courses span prehistoric through the modern era and examine contemporary visual culture.

The University van transports students on art field trips to the Brooklyn Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, among other sites, enhancing students’ learning.

Why Study Art at St. Josephs' College?

  • Outstanding faculty of practicing artists and scholars
  • Small classes that allow individualized learning for beginners through advanced students
  • Studio facilities that include state-of-the-art computer labs with both PCs and Macs, spacious 2-D studios and a ceramic studio
  • Experiential learning programs, including annual study abroad opportunities
  • Online and hybrid courses available to both campuses
  • Close proximity to cultural features in New York City