USM Art Department

USM ART is a nationally accredited program that provides students with a rigorous studio experience, historical understanding of the complexity of art practices, and the critical skills needed to become informed visual artists, art educators and art historians. Learn more about USM Art Department.

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F20 Foundation Portfolio Review

Fall 2020 Foundation Portfolio Review Online Exhibition

See the diverse work created by 18 Art Students who recently passed the fall 2020 Portfolio Review, an important Art Foundation Capstone.

Uncharted Territory: How COVID-19 Continues to Affect Studio Art Life for Students.

Art student specific information and links to resources to help students reach their educational goals during unprecedented times. (*Updated 12/03/20*)

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Annie Lee-Zimerle

Welcome the Newest Member of the Art Department

Please Welcome our new Assistant Professor of Art, and Coordinator for the Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts, Aemin (Annie) Lee Zimerle.
Sydney Stultz at George Burk Scholarship event

Scholarships Available for Art Students Include the George Burk Memorial Scholarship for Painting

See what other Scholarships are currently available for Art Students, and how you can help grow Scholarships for future artists.
Travel Iceland

Unique Travel Course Opportunities Available for Art Students.

Since 2017 the USM Art Department has offered annual Travel Courses, allowing students to explore new horizons while gaining knowledge and skill in the Arts.
Graduation-Where form here?

Where Do USM Art Students Go After Graduation?

If you were wondering what students do with a Liberal Arts degree, see what some USM Art Department Graduates are doing today.