off-campus site through a satellite campus or regional partner.
Explore the study and practice of visual art. Develop your creative talents through printmaking, drawing, painting, digital imaging, sculpture, photography and extended media. Experience an environment that fosters creativity and individual diversity. Get a genuine taste of what a professional artist is and does.
Bachelor of Arts
- B.A. Four-year - Studio Art
- B.A. Three-year - Studio Art
- Double Honours in Studio Art & Art History
- Double Honours in Studio Art and Another Subject
Bachelor of Fine Arts
- B.F.A. Four-year
Admission requirements depend on your situation. Tell us about yourself:
Studio art develops the student's creative potential in a wide range of visual media from printmaking to sculpture to digital imaging. The program aims to educate students in both the practical and theoretical aspects of the visual language and to provide a thorough background for those who will pursue research and careers in the visual arts or arts-related fields.
Our department has developed programs that respond to the needs of a diverse student body interested in a wide range of employment opportunities. Our helpful and accomplished faculty have a sincere interest in helping students develop their skills and prepare them for rewarding careers in both traditional and modern fields of art.
- The University of Saskatchewan was the first university in Western Canada with a Fine Arts degree program.
- The Department of Art & Art History offers an active Visiting Artist Program where nationally and internationally renowned artists and lecturers conduct artist talks, seminars, workshops and studio visits.
- Faculty and staff offer distinguished research, dynamic art, experimental teaching methods and community involvement.
- Students in the program have the opportunity to work in a studio environment as well as study and research a variety of subjects ranging from traditional works to contemporary video and performance art.
- ART 241: Sculpture and Related Work II A
Continued identification of the concepts, materials and means of sculpture and related three-dimensional form. Methods of construction (casting, carving, building, assembling, etc.) and presentation, both traditional and experimental, will be encouraged. This includes a wide exploration of materials and combination of materials (such as wood, metal, cement, plaster, found objects, etc.).
- ART 423: Special Studies Printmaking I
Emphasizes the student's independent growth and development as it relates to printmaking.
- ART 431: Special Studies Painting and Related Work II
Emphasizes the student's independent artistic growth and development in painting.
- Professional Artist
- Museum curator
- Computer Animation and Video Game Design
- Art Therapist
- Art Education
- Art Administration
- Advertising and Marketing
- Commercial Art
- Communication skills: written and oral
- Critical and analytical skills
- Decision-making skills
- Organizational/Planning skills
- Personal management and motivational skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Research skills and methods
- Technical skills