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Academic Programs

The University of Maryland Department of Art provides its students with a creative environment to hone their skills and ideas in visual art and design.

Led by accomplished faculty, the Department of Art’s studios serve as a fertile ground for the development of the complex skills and ideas needed to navigate and contribute to an evolving visual culture.

Tyler's painting at faculty show 2015

Areas of Study

The Department of Art offers courses in five areas of concentration, including painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, digital media and graphic design. Explore our Areas of Study.

Art student dominique wohrer


Find out everything you need to know about applying to the program, including application requirements and available scholarships. Learn more about our admissions process. 

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Creative Work and Research

Our faculty and students engage in creative work and research that explores the relationship between traditional and new media. Discover our creative work and research.