Be it through painting, sculpture, video, metalwork, performance or installation, you’ll learn what it takes to lead a successful career as a practicing studio artist, educator and professional. You’ll also have access to studio and lab spaces for jewelry, ceramics, casting, wood shop and digital fabrication—and your own studio space your junior and senior year.

“Philadelphia is a dynamic, energetic and diverse place to experience contemporary art. The city has a robust culture of street art, with countless murals as well as public sculptures and installations. In addition, Philadelphia is home to multiple world-class art museums, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art.”


Robert Goodman
Associate Professor, Fine Arts

  • The Fabric Workshop and Museum
  • Istanbul’s Salt Art Gallery
  • Julie Taymor
  • Matthew Barney
  • Mural Arts Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art 
  • Taller Puertorriqueño 

Fine Arts Core Curriculum

  • Foundation Design I & II
  • Foundation Drawing I & II
  • Visual Thinking
  • Color Theory
  • Experimental Studio
  • Writing Workshop I & II
  • Art History I & II

  • Painting: Concepts, Materials, Technique
  • Sculpture: Concepts, Materials, Process
  • Drawing: Concepts, Materials, Methods
  • Digital Tools
  • Drawing as a Contemporary Practice
  • Fine Arts Media Requirements
  • Modern & Contemporary Art History Course
  • Non-Western Art History
  • Interpreting History
  • Cultural Collisions and Transformations

  • Fine Arts Junior Studio
  • Idea Lab
  • Fine Arts Media Requirements
  • Professional Development I
  • Liberal Arts Electives
  • Studio Electives

  • Fine Arts Senior Studio
  • Critical Discourse
  • Fine Arts Senior Thesis
  • Liberal Arts Electives
  • Fine Arts Media Requirements
  • Open Electives
  • Professional Development II 

More Perks & Opportunities

Studio and lab spaces

For jewelry, ceramics, welding, casting, wood shop and digital fabrication.

Built for Creativity

 Well-equipped drawing, painting and printmaking facilities.

A space of your own

A rare opportunity: Dedicated studio space for seniors!

Take the next steps!

We're looking forward to meeting you and telling you more about the undergraduate Fine Arts program at Moore.