School of Art & Art History | College of The Arts | University of South Florida
By providing hands-on education, real-world practice and mentoring, the USF College of The Arts offers students the opportunities they need to grow in their professions and pursue their passions. The stories above highlight the experiences and accomplishments of many students and alumni to help inspire you to take the next step in your own success story.
Master of Fine Arts
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Screenshot of a 3D animation student art project.
Performance art by MFA student, Bahareh Khoshooee, in the USF Contemporary Art Museum
Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts
Minors and Certificates
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Your love for art brought you here. You have stories you want to tell, ideas you can’t wait to try. You’re excited about exploring cultural and social issues through art. Here you’ll find the tools to take you there, because the USF School of Art & Art History has the community, curriculum, facilities and passion to support your goals and growth.
USF School of Art & Art History
Always Something to Experience
The Arts at USF produces over 250 events each year, including concerts, performances, exhibitions, talks, conferences, masterclasses, and festivals — all open to students and the Tampa Bay community. Plan your next visit to experience the talent of our student and faculty productions, and enjoy work, discourse and public art by leading international artists and scholars.
The Contemporary Art Museum houses USF's collections and exhibits international shows. Graphicstudio, the renowned workshop, engages in unique experimental art and education. Both are open to students and the public and are always free.
- Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Professor McArthur Freeman Selected to Receive Inaugural USF Humanities Faculty Fellowship
- Monday, August 2, 2021
Harbor Hall Renovations Bring Upgraded Facilities and Updated Technology to the Graphic Arts Program
- Wednesday, May 19, 2021
New Exhibition: Professor Ezra Johnson at the Mindy Solomon Gallery
- Friday, February 22, 2022
DanceUSF Students Use Their Art to Reflect on Mental Health Issues
- Friday, April 22, 2022
The College of The Arts is pleased to congratulate USF Trustee Melissa Seixas on receiving the "Arts Advocate of the Year Award" from the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance
- Wednesday, March 9, 2022
USF leads the nation with six faculty elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors