The curriculum ensures that students develop the knowledge and skills to conceptualize and execute projects independently, and complete an ambitious body of work as a culminating senior thesis. An emphasis on critical thinking, problem-solving and risk-taking throughout the program encourages students to develop confidence to experiment and the self-reliance to become courageous life-long learners. The interdisciplinary curriculum supports students' self-identified emphases, including painting, sculpture, video, performance and installation.
Through studio and seminar courses students develop a deep understanding of contemporary issues and historical perspectives in art practice. In addition to the individual studios, students have access to drawing and painting studios, the printmaking shop, metal shops and ceramics studio. Read more about the major...
News & Highlights
- 83% of 2012 Fine Arts graduates are employed, 80%with organizations in their field of study, including: Taller Puertorriqueño, A.G.A.S. Manufacturing Group and World Wide Racing Studio. For more details visit the Locks Career Center page
- Congratulations to Fine Arts Chair Robert Goodman on being honored with the 2014 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.
Michelle Ortiz '00 was a Keynote Speaker at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts. Las Gallas (Julia Lopez, Magda Martinez, and Michelle Ortiz) performed at the University of Pennsylvania's Festival Latino . "Aquí y Allá" will be featured in the Third Annual Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival
- Dana Osburn ' 10 was recently interviewed for a participant spotlight on the SVA Art Practice Blog regarding her video projects. The interview can be found at this link: http://svaartpractice.tumblr.com/post/80980852827/mining-narratives-a-conversation-with-dana-osburn-by
- Fine Arts seniors Lucy Heurich, Maeve Griffin, Melissa Robbins, Leah Koontz and Veronica Perez are the latest Moore students to have their art reviews published in the artblog,
Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof’s Philadelphia arts blog.
- Asuka Goto, instructor of Fine Arts/Foundation, was awarded the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist Fellowship for Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design for 2013. She also participated in “Find Yourself Here,” a collaborative performance/installation work in Brooklyn, NY on February 14 & 15, 2014. Goto had a solo show of her work on April 4, 2014 in Newcastle, England.
Robert Goodman, chair of Fine Arts, Photography & Digital Arts, and Interactive & Motion Arts, had a solo exhibition at Seraphin Gallery in Philadelphia on March 7, 2014.