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Studio Art

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Project Specialist, Wegowise, Inc.
    (MA, Dartmouth '09)
  • Lecturer-Sculpture, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
    (PA, Dartmouth '06)
  • Contributing Art Assistant, O, The Oprah Magazine
    (NY, Dartmouth '05)
  • Media Coordinator, Project Transitions, Inc. (health)
    (TX, Dartmouth '05)
  • Fashion Accessory Designer, Linea Pelle, Inc.
    (CA, Dartmouth '05)
  • Senior Associate, Delivery Management, Organic, Inc.
    (NY, Dartmouth '04)
  • Artist & Textile Designer, Self-Employed
    (ENGLAND, Dartmouth '04)
  • Gallery Owner, The Hole
    (NY, Dartmouth '02)
  • Shop Owner, Etsy
    (NY, Dartmouth '01)
  • Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows
    (MA, Dartmouth '00)
  • Architect, Studio Frank
    (CO, Dartmouth '00)

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Major Description

Students receive a serious and sustained exploration of the creative processes in visual art through a direct and dynamic engagement with visual media and through addressing technical, perceptual and aesthetic issues in a historical and contemporary context.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Using a creative way of critical thinking to problem solve, or to come up with new ideas
  • Confidence in expressing yourself in a unique way; whether orally or visually
  • Having the ability to work well independently
  • Having the ability to work well as a team
  • Cultural competency and adaptability

Possible Career Paths

  • Art Museums/Galleries
  • Fine Arts
  • Commercial Art
  • Education
  • Media
  • Art Therapy
  • Photography
  • Fashion, Textile, Interior Design
  • Art Sales
  • Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Law
  • Business

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Last Updated: 4/2/13