Marymount Manhattan

Studio Art

Studio Art students engage in tripartite study: a strong technical foundation, specialized study in a chosen medium, and first-hand engagement with works of art on location.

imageFirst, they establish their facility with a wide range of artists’ tools—from charcoal, paint, and clay to the most current digital technologies. Then, as they construct their artistic vision, they hone their skills in at least one medium: for example, painting, drawing, ceramics, mixed media, or printmaking.

Throughout their career they supplement their course work with internships, which provide them with first-hand experience in artists’ studios, community arts organizations, art-related businesses, and with independent studies conducted under the close mentoring of Art department faculty. Through their classroom assignments, they regularly use the extraordinary resources of New York City galleries and museums.

By their senior year, Studio Art students are able to articulate their ideas both visually and verbally. They conclude their academic career at Marymount Manhattan in the capstone Senior Art Seminar with a Senior Thesis Exhibition that they design, install, and for which they produce an artist’s statement. The exhibitions are held in  Marymount Manhattan’s Hewitt Gallery of Art in the Spring semester and are open to the public.


Faces of MMC

  • Peter Lombardi
  • Aileen Marcantonio

    Class of 2009, Major in Art History

  • Amy Pekal

    Class of 2015, Major in Art History, minor in Studio Art

  • Elizabeth Goodridge

    Class of 2011, Major in Art History

  • Jordan Anderson

    Class of 2011, Major in Art History

  • Charles Sainty

    Class of 2012, Major in Photography

  • Alex Kohun

    Class of 2011, Major in Graphic Design

  • Gabriella Pilotti

    Class of 2014, Major in Photography

  • Janine Florio

    Class of 2012, Major in Graphic Design

  • Jamie Allen

    Class of 2014, Studio Art Major

  • Vanessa Gonzalez-Bunster

    Class of 2013, Major in Photography