Jewelry and metalsmithing

Our bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) degree program in jewelry and metalsmithing teaches you to produce artworks in such precious metals as gold and silver; nonprecious metals, including aluminum, bronze, brass, and pewter; and nonmetal materials. You may create jewelry, hollowware, flatware, and small sculpture.

After introductory courses, you take greater responsibility for the direction of your art, incorporating advanced techniques and experimenting with materials and processes. Your courses will address current issues in the field as well as the history of metalsmithing and how to present and display your artwork.

Graduates of our program work in numerous capacities, from designing silverware to modeling fantasy characters for the TV and movie industry to working as freelance artists and designers.