USF student working on pottery

Fine Arts, BA

Come challenge your imagination. Define your point-of-view with techniques and tools to last a lifetime. Join small studio classes. Engage the community. Prepare for a world in which your gifts are needed more than ever.

Paola Reyes Melendez

Paola Reyes Melendez ’21

Education Director, Precita Eyes Muralists

USF helped me develop discipline in my art form. To be an artist you must put work in. There are no starving artists; there are hard working artists."

Paola Reyes Melendez ’21

Education Director, Precita Eyes Muralists

Art Around the Bay

From world-class museums to local galleries to open studios, find inspiration in a vibrant San Francisco Bay Area arts scene. USF's campus is within walking distance to the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and a short ride to the SFMOMA.

Beyond the Studio

Supplement work in the studio with visiting artist workshops, field trips, and community-engaged learning opportunities. Assist professors in installing, organizing, and promoting exhibits. In Senior Studio, find, fund, and promote your work in communities around the country.

Space to Create

Gain access to 2D and 3D studios, which include woodworking, ceramics, and mixed media techniques. Check out cameras and use computer labs for digital art and illustration.

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Fine Arts, BA


Mon-Fri, 9a.m. - 5p.m.