The BFA in Drawing offers professional, studio-based training in the visual arts with all the advantages of a university education.

The BFA is a professional degree with concentrated areas of specialization, so you will take more art courses than you would in a BA program. At UMass Dartmouth, you also have the advantages of a university education where you can diversify your studies and expand your career opportunities.

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You'll learn fundamental skills and contemporary drawing practices through a wide spectrum of drawing course offerings such as:

  • representation
  • the human figure
  • architecture & perspective
  • concept-development
  • mixed media
  • abstraction
  • time-based media
  • installation

You'll develop cross-disciplinary sensitivity—with the possibility of combining drawing with painting, printmaking, photography, digital media, textiles, and other disciplines in contemporary art making. You'll also be able to explore fields across the university, such as business, engineering, and science.


Anthony Fisher

Associate Professor
Art & Design
College of Visual & Performing Arts 204E


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