Bowie State’s fine arts program transforms budding artists into talented professionals. With rigorous exposure to the interdisciplinary nature of the arts, our experienced faculty nurture students’ analytical skills, technology literacy and appreciation for diversity. You will:
- Build a strong foundation in visual and performing arts, research, technology, performance and exhibition.
- Gain the tangible skills needed to produce art, while building the critical thinking skills to become creative problem solvers.
- Understand the connection between the fine and performing arts and other fields of learning.
- Learn the histories, aesthetic standards and ethical values of art as an aspect of human culture.
Showcase: The Bowie State University Gallery of Art, located in the Fine and Performing Arts Center, provides a venue where students can display their art and gain community exposure.
Practice: Dancers and musicians can sharpen their skills in one of several rehearsal spaces including the movement studio, band room and Steinway piano rooms. Additionally, visual artists have access to studios for printmaking, drawing and painting, ceramics, sculpture photography and computer graphics.
Fine arts graduates have a wide range of career opportunities to consider including, but not limited to:
- Art buyer
- Art gallery director
- Art historian
- Art teacher
- Art therapist
- Band director
- Exhibition designer
- Industrial designer
- Interior decorator
- Landscape designer
- Museum curator
- Music producer
- Studio artist
- University lecturer
- Urban planner