Department of Art + Art History2019-10-31T17:18:35+00:00

Department of Art + Art History

The FIU Art + Art History Department provides a sanctuary for the development of new visions, ideas, and techniques. Studio art majors will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of disciplines acquiring basic and advanced skills while exploring a wide range of new possibilities. Art Education majors go through a rigorous program of study which includes studio practice, theoretical and pedagogical training. Students of Art History will learn the research methodology, theory, and criticism necessary for careers in contemporary practice. The interactivity of our Studio Art, Art Education and Art History programs helps students define their own roles as artists, art educators and art historians in today’s world. This communal atmosphere encourages artistic camaraderie, engendering trust and a climate conducive to intellectual and aesthetic growth. We provide many opportunities for each student, including visiting artist seminars, workshops, and study abroad programs. The FIU Art + Art History Department is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) .

Located in South Florida, our department serves a truly international population of local residents and those who come from all over the world, especially from many European, Latin American, and Caribbean countries. South Florida is garnering much attention from the international art community for such events as Art Basel, Art Miami, and Art Palm Beach. Both faculty and students of the department are regular participants in their many projects.

Chair’s Message

All degree programs in the Department of Art + Art History are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Students

UNDERGRADUATE

A degree from the FIU Art + Art History Department not only develops your artistic technique and vision, but it also prepares you for the understanding of the methodology, theory, and criticism of art in all its forms.

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GRADUATE

FIU Art + Art History’s graduate programs offer advanced education in visual arts, art education and museum studies. Graduates are encouraged to explore different mediums or disciplines and partake in this collaborative, interdisciplinary program led by a diverse faculty of professional working artists.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

While the University Financial Aid Office is the first place to check to see what kinds of options are available, our departments and schools also offer scholarships to which you can apply.

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ART ACADEMY

The Department of Art + Art History offers an Academy of Portrait & Figurative Art, consisted of a Classical Art Atelier with Courses in Drawing & Painting.

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STUDY ABROAD

Explore Italy through art from ancient to modern times. This study abroad program offers course studies art and art education. It is designed for students who wish to learn about art on-site and, in return, incorporate these new learning experiences into the established curriculum.

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STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

FASA’s mission is to create and maintain an artistic community for any and all students attending FIU in Miami. They hope to form strong and long lasting relationships between the faculty, the students, and the rest of the community through familiarizing ourselves with the art of the past, experiencing the art of the present, and shaping the art of the future.

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CARTA News

1601, 2020

Gianna DiBartolomeo (BFA ’07 MFA ’19) – CARTA News

January 16th, 2020|

Blossoming artist and Art+Art History alumna, Gianna DiBartolomeo really shined during her time at FIU and that’s no exception for her today. DiBartolomeo is a mixed-media artist who, during her time as a student, was a Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator Fellow, and a participating artist for Vizcaya [...]

1301, 2020

FIU+Bauhaus 100th Anniversary Study Abroad Workshop – CARTA News

January 13th, 2020|

Name(s): Eric Peterson and Darci Pappano Major: Senior Instructor Architecture Department (Peterson) & Instructor Interior Architecture Department (Pappano) Program Name: FIU + Bauhaus Workshop What pushed you to create the study abroad program? In 2015, FIU CARTA signed an agreement with Bauhaus Stiftung Dessau (The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation) endorsing the exchange of students and scholars [...]

1912, 2019

CARTA Alumni Wins Knight Foundation Art Challenge Awards – CARTA News

December 19th, 2019|

During its eleventh anniversary, the 2019 Miami Art Week was kickstarted with the announcement of the winners of the Knight Art Challenge, facilitated by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation itself. The challenge is an annual event held in order to promote art for strengthening communities [...]

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Department of Art + Art History
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Viertes Haus Building
11200 SW 8th Street - VH 216 Miami, Florida 33199
Contact
PH: 305-348-2897 | Fx: 305-348-0513
E-Mail: art@fiu.edu