Department of Art
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You won't get this kind of education anywhere else.
As an art major at Susquehanna University, you’ll earn more than just an undergraduate degree. You’ll gain lifelong advantages that you won’t find at other colleges.
For starters, classes are small and the facilities are top-notch. Our department is designed for those who are serious about art.
You’ll learn to express yourself in many ways—and not just visually. Armed with a strong liberal arts background, you’ll develop valuable thinking, writing and speaking skills that will serve you well in whatever career you choose.
- Access great works of art from one of our smart classrooms.
- Complete a project on one of the 22 Apple Macintosh ProTower computers.
- Find inspiration in one of our dedicated painting or drawing areas.
- Visit world-class galleries and studios.
- Hear firsthand accounts from top artists and designers.
- Enter noteworthy competitions.
Mark Fertig. M.F.A.
Preparing graphic designers to excel in the professional world. »
Ashley Lynn Busby, Ph.D.
Helping students make connections between art history and today's world. »
Ann Piper, M.F.A.
Pushing students to create meaningful art. »
Art history seeks to interpret the art of the past and to stimulate a dialogue between the visual object and the verbal explanation.More »
Students are educated in the theory, critical thinking, problem solving and professional practices required for success in the industry. And they develop their portfolios using cutting edge equipment and software.More »
Painting & Drawing
The program emphasizes an intensely focused, highly individualized experience in studio practice.More »
Majors gain practical working experience in both the traditional and the digital darkrooms. In addition to mastering the camera and associated technology, students will develop a distinctive personal style through their experience.More »
Explore the work of painting & drawing, graphic design and photography students. More »
Learn where Susquehanna graduates have landed jobs. ESPN, Pixar, New York Magazine and more. More »
Susquehanna’s Lore Degenstein Gallery will host the Fifth Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition, kicking off with an opening reception from 7–9 p.m. Oct. 19. The exhibition runs through Dec. 6. »
Susquehanna University’s Lore Degenstein Gallery will open its fall season with the group photography exhibition, “Remains to Be Seen: Alternative Process and Manipulated Photography,” on Saturday, Aug. 31, with an opening reception from 7-9 p.m. »