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- The Lee Gallery organizes exhibits in diverse media that expose students to compelling contemporary artwork and gallery talks.
- Our Fine Arts Student Association organizes field trips and at least one annual trip to a major urban art center such as New York City.
- The National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) accredits our bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
- Clemson art students regularly exhibit their work in numerous independent galleries in the vibrant Greenville and Pendleton arts districts, as well as other regional and national venues.
In Clemson’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program, you’ll be immersed in a rigorous course of study that includes studio techniques, conceptual directions and art history. With the instruction, tools, time and opportunity needed to develop your unique artistic voice, you’ll spend hours in the studio among a vibrant community of artists and scholars, with full access to the department’s clay, drawing, painting and printmaking studios, plus computer, photo and sculpture labs. Art historians, with a deep knowledge of modern and contemporary art, offer a rich understanding of past and current developments, will help provide context for your studies. You can choose an emphasis in ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking or sculpture. So, whether you plan a career in making, teaching or managing art, you’ll leave Clemson having had numerous opportunities to explore your abilities and develop your creativity.