AUM Fine Arts students learn from renowned instructors who have exhibited their work nationally and internationally — and they have opportunities to exhibit their own work in our student gallery on campus, in local galleries, and in regional and national design competitions.
Visual Arts, our general Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts option, teaches students the traditional principles, methods, techniques and art historical background for building specialized roles in the field, emphasizing personal expression and specialization for preparation to become a practicing artist, graphic designer or candidate for graduate programs. The Art History option is also offered under the B.A. Fine Arts. Studies in Graphic Design, Photography, and Studio Art are offered under the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art.
Points of Pride
- AUM Fine Art students routinely submit their work to national and local shows, exhibitions, and competitions, often earning top prizes.
- Associate Professor Andrew Hairstans has had his work accepted for the international art journal Studio Visit and has exhibited in New York and Glasgow.
- Goodwyn Gallery hosts exhibitions by visiting artists and advanced students.
Put Your Degree to Work
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries in this area.
A degree in Art or Fine Arts prepares you for employment in a variety of fields. Jobs in art and design are projected to grow by 2 percent from 2014 to 2024, adding an additional 16,700 jobs to the economy. At $43,110, the most recent median annual wage for art and design occupations was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations.