Art - Drawing, Painting & Photography

Explore your love of the visual arts

The Division of Drawing, Painting, and Photography offers you a comprehensive approach to visual thinking and the making of artwork. With equal emphasis on materials and concepts, we offer a broad range of courses and experiences to help you negotiate the myriad options available in contemporary art practice. We support an inclusive approach to the disciplines of Drawing, Painting, and Photography and work to encourage your broad thinking, both about these media and about the world.

School/Division

Campus Locations

Main Campus - Alfred, NY

Area Of Study

Art - Drawing, Painting & Photography (BFA)
  • Well-lit studios dedicated to drawing
  • Studio easels, outdoor (portable) easels
  • Rolling and stationary tables/carts/lockers
  • A well-stocked prop room and nature collection
  • Storage racks and flat files for storing large works
  • Model stands, lights, and space heaters
  • 3 large well-lit studios dedicated to painting
  • Studio easels, outdoor (portable) easels
  • Rolling and stationary tables/carts/lockers
  • Glass palettes
  • Stretcher building tools and supplies
  • A well-stocked prop room and nature collection
  • Painting storage racks, flat files for works on paper
  • Model stands, lights and space heaters
  • Sophomore-level black and white darkroom with 12 Bessler enlarging stations
  • Advanced black-and-white darkroom with 6 new Saunders enlargers and 3 Omega capable of printing 35mm, medium and large format negatives. Also, an 8x10 enlarger.
  • Newly renovated and equipped digital photography lab including large scale digital printers
  • Non-silver/alternative process darkroom and facilities
  • Photographic documentation studio
  • Mural processing/enlarging darkroom
  • State-of-the-art ventilation system
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