Welcome to the Department of Art!

The Gallery Publication

The Gallery Publication is the annual publication of student works created in studio art courses, designed and curated by students who are a part of the Gallery Publication Club. On top of marketing the book, jurying submission, and designing the book from cover to cover, students become familiar with the 4-plate printing process, visiting the printer to see how shops are run and understand the procedures of production.

Community Outreach & smART Program

The Saturday Morning Art (smART) program has been offering quality visual arts classes to families in southern New Jersey since 1970. On-campus sessions invite boys and girls from grades K-8 to take part in mixed media explorations involving drawing, painting, ceramics, 3-D construction, and printmaking. SmART's high school community art education sessions inspire creativity in teens directly through their school art programs. This collaboration between local high schools and the university serve as a unique community partnership where large artistic undertakings can take place. Past projects have involved teens in creating public art murals, the Empty Bowls fundraiser in support of the Food Bank of South NJ, and The Sketchbook Project through New York's Brooklyn Library.

Symposium for Interdisciplinary Arts

The Rowan University Symposium for Interdisciplinary Arts (SIA) is a week-long program of workshops for students run by faculty teaching introductory studio art courses. The event was started by Assistant Professor Mina Zarfsaz in 2022 to encourage reflective thinking on how different media/processes may be applied to participants' art practice.

Shaun Pierson '19

MFA Graduate Student Photographer at Yale

Iris Richardson '17

MFA Studio Arts degree program at Studio Arts College International.

Meaghan O'Toole '18

Designer at Manhattan Concert Productions in New York City