Departments_And_Information_About_The_Departments - Brown University
A Visual Arts education at Brown is a rich experience of conceptual challenge, skill building, and self-discovery. Our students acquire the intellectual and practical tools to make art as well as to interpret and critique the world of images. We offer the student a range of educational experiences with in both historical studio practices (drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture) in addition to newer and emerging technologies (digital media, film and video). All the Visual Art faculty are nationally exhibited working artists.
Our purpose is to prepare students for graduate study and/or to work productively within an expanding array of opportunities offered by the visual culture industry. We offer two undergraduate concentrations: Visual Art, and Art/Semiotics, an interdisciplinary concentration with the Department of Modern Culture and Media. In addition, our students have the opportunity to take classes at the Rhode Island School of Design. Alumni from the Brown Visual Art and Art/Semiotics Concentrations include successful artists in every medium.
We also offer non-concentrators an opportunity to explore practice in the arts as an enhancement of their general education. Our Foundation Drawing class is one of the most popular courses on campus.
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