We celebrate being a dynamic art school at a major research university.
The School of Art offers unique and exciting opportunities for students who are passionate about art in all of its diverse possibilities. We teach the next generation of artists–those who are adventurous, complex, precocious, innovative, noisy, reflective, curious, socially conscious, and dedicated to a life in the visual arts.
First Alumnus Graduates
With a degree in painting
Guest artists each year
Via our Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Programs to choose from
Undergraduate and graduate
Our faculty offers rigorous and multi-faceted learning experiences that prepare student-artists for professional and entrepreneurial careers.
We offer state-of-the-art facilities and studios, from the handmade to the digital. Our professionally active faculty fosters internships as well as international and national opportunities and brings the creative industries to the studio. Through guided mentorship, our student-artists craft their own course of study.
Graduate Degree Programs
As a dynamic art school within a major research university, we enable unique intersections of diverse interests within creative communities.
Through social and studio practices, research, and teaching, we promote mastery, interdisciplinarity, student autonomy, and critical global citizenship.
Recent School of Art News
M.F.A. Exhibition ‘Steady/Retcon’ to be Exhibited on New York City’s Governors Island
Master of fine arts (M.F.A.) candidates in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) are presenting the thesis exhibition “Steady/Retcon” two weekends in May at the Syracuse University Governors Island House, 407A Colonels Row, Governors Island, New York City. Read More...
College of Visual and Performing Arts Presents M.F.A. Exhibition ‘Steady/ Retcon’
Master of fine arts (M.F.A.) candidates in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) are presenting the thesis exhibition “Steady/Retcon” through May 15 across three venues on the Syracuse University campus.