The studio arts program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point encourages study in a variety of disciplines and provides studio courses in drawing, ceramics, design, painting, printmaking, sculpture and art history.
Explore Career Opportunities in Studio Art
Creative professionals are valued employees in every organization. We prepare you for careers specifically in or related to the visual arts. With a degree in art and design, you can be employed in commercial or private firms, government agencies or educational institutions. Some of our graduates even choose to be self-employed, professional artists or craftspeople. Some job titles in art and design-related fields include:
- Art Director
- Silk Screen Artist/Printer
- Production Artist/Painter
- Glass Hot Shop Manager/Instructor
- Art Fabricator
- Studio Artist/Assistant
- Portrait/Commissioned Artist
- Art Conservator
Get Involved on Campus
All students are welcome to join one of the Art and Design student groups. Organizations meet on a regular basis and contribute actively to student life by sponsoring trips and special events, and raising awareness of aesthetic issues.
Officers work with faculty advisers, the department, college and university to facilitate conferences, workshops, lectures and visiting artists and designers. Our student organizations are:
- Student Art League (SAL)
- The Association of Art Historians and Scholars (AAHS)
- American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA)
- Carlsten Gallery Student Advisory Committee (CGSAC)
More opportunities can be found on the Stevens Point Involvement Network (SPIN).
Gain Experience Outside the Classroom
Studio Arts students have many opportunities to display their artwork on campus and in the community. On campus, students' artwork regularly gets displayed in:
Students occasionally work on public art displays in the area. In the past, students have worked on painting a mural for the Okray Farms,and participated in the downtown Arts Walk. Faculty and student groups receive these calls for work throughout the year and share them with students.
Galleries in the area, state, nation and abroad offer opportunities for students to display their work. Faculty members receive these calls for work throughout the year and share them with students.
Meet Your Studio Art Professors
UW-Stevens Point’s has a great student-to-teacher ratio which means that majors receive excellent guidance and mentoring that supports personal and academic success. Faculty members are accessible and happy to help majors get the most out of their educational experience. Meet your professors!