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The Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University is located in Downtown Brooklyn, minutes from major museums and galleries in New York City. 

The Visual Arts majors enjoy small classes with personal guidance from the art faculty who are professional artists, art historians and art therapists.  We offer internships in museums and galleries.  In addition, classes in glass can be taken at nearby Urban Glass (www.urbanglass.org).

Our sky lighted studios are atop the Humanities building, enjoying panoramic views of Manhattan and Brooklyn.  Two large terraces are used for studio space in good weather.

Courses are offered in Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Sculpture, Printmaking (traditional and digital), Calligraphy, Glass, Artist Books, Color Theory, Art Therapy, Art History, Art Education and Photography.

Three degrees are offered in the Visual Arts Department:

The BFA in Studio Art

The BFA in Art Education

The BA in Visual Arts

The University maintains three galleries and an annual outdoor sculpture exhibition.

Art Activity Awards are given to many full-time students who show need and have a 2.5 GPA. Most activity award recipients assist in the exhibition program, installing art and helping at receptions.

Each art student is assigned a faculty mentor for guidance through the program.  Group critiques occur each spring so that the faculty becomes acquainted with all art majors.

Visual Arts majors have had internships are available at the Brooklyn Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and other galleries and arts organizations.

Consult Chair for further details at 718.488.1051

1 University Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11201,T. 718. 488.1051, F. 718.488.1372
E. Chairman Bob.Barry@liu.edu