New York City
Studio Art Intensive
Our BFA program provides students with a broad introduction to the studio arts through an intensive sequence of courses in various media, followed by comprehensive study in a selected studio area. The degree culminates with the senior capstone course exhibition of a focused body of creative work.
A Supportive Experience
- Areas of focus: digital art, graphic design, photography, video production, animation, drawing, painting and sculpture.
- A curriculum designed to explore various materials, techniques, and processes to realize content in inventive and innovative ways.
- A brand-new street-level gallery enhancing the Art department's degree programs offers students real-world opportunities to exhibit their art and work directly with professional artists to install and promote exhibitions.
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Students explore a broad array of materials, techniques, and processes to realize content in inventive and innovative ways in their studio courses.
Add Opportunities and Experiences
The Art Department offers Career Panels in art, art history, and design every semester, exposing students to opportunities in portfolio preparation, applying for graduate school, or installing an exhibition.
The Pace University Art Gallery on the New York City Campus offers students real-world opportunities to exhibit their own art and to work directly with professional artists to install and promote exhibitions.
Pace has a partnership with the world-renowned International Center of Photography (ICP), where students can take a number of innovative and professional studio courses at their school that complement the curriculum in photography offered on the Pace NYC campus.
Students from the Art Department have interned in leading art galleries, artists’ studios, and institutions in New York City, such as:
- Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York
- BBC Studios
- Bronx Documentary Center
- Creative Time
- Gilles Peress Studio from Magnum Photos
- MAISON de PAPILLON
- NBC Universal
- NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
- Purple Throne
- Slag Gallery
- Son of a Gun! Entertainment
Choose Your Career
Our professional BFA program in Art and Design prepares you for a variety of careers or advanced study in the field.
Where Graduates are Employed
Potential career paths for students with a BFA in Art are limitless, but a sampling includes:
- Graphic designer
- Portrait artist