Express yourself visually, learn fundamental techniques, and explore contemporary practices with a BFA in Art + Design: Printmaking.

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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The program offers professional, studio-based training in printmaking through a wide spectrum of course offerings such as:

  • silkscreen
  • etching
  • lithography
  • relief
  • monotype
  • photo processes

You'll work in our large printmaking studios, with state-of-the-art facilities dedicated to the different printmaking processes. You'll develop cross-disciplinary sensitivity—with the opportunity to combine printmaking with painting, drawing, 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.

Camden McCabe - Printmaking
Caroline Stjamborg - Printmaking
Caroline Stjamborg - Printmaking
Chris Long - Printmaking
Kess Moneyhun - Printmaking
Matthew Meserve - Printmaking
Matthew Meserve - Printmaking
Samantha Card - Printmaking
Shelby Quill - Printmaking
Talin Clark - Printmaking
Zachary White - Printmaking
Zachary White - Printmaking

As you create prints on paper and other surfaces, you'll gain experience in aesthetic values such as color, composition, imagery, and light.

Our faculty will prepare you to become a creative artist, pursue graduate study, or engage in one of the fine arts-related professions.

You'll be invited to on-campus exhibitions and presentations and off-campus field trips and will have the opportunity to participate in faculty-led study abroad programs. You'll participate in numerous exhibitions, both locally and regionally.

For the BFA in Art + Design: Printmaking, you'll complete 78 credits in courses related to your major, and 120 credits overall.

A minor in printmaking provides you with the aesthetic, technical, and intellectual training necessary to succeed in the professional art world.

You'll complete 18 credits for the minor, consisting of 12-15 credits in studio courses and one or two upper-level independent study courses in printmaking.

  • Internships: enhance your studies while gaining first-hand experience in creative fields
  • Studio facilities: located at CVPA's Star Store campus in New Bedford, our studios feature state-of-the-art equipment and ample work areas
  • Campus Gallery: exhibit your own work and gain exposure to the work of contemporary artists

Earn an advanced degree

  • Internships: enhance your studies while gaining first-hand experience in creative fields
  • Studio facilities: located at the university's Star Store campus in New Bedford, our studios feature state-of-the-art equipment and ample work areas
  • Campus Gallery: exhibit your own work and gain exposure to the work of contemporary artists
  • University Studies: gain the benefit of a university education to broaden your options for success in the arts

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Contact

Anthony Fisher

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

508-910-6865
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