Freedom of expression.
You are passionate about your art, and you want to share your talents with the world. This program will help you develop both the creative and professional skills you need for a future as a studio artist in today’s global art communities. Students in the ceramics specialization explore a wide range of traditional and non-traditional skills. Concentrated studio work engages students in contemporary practices and advanced technical proficiencies that enhance idea-based constructional methods as they develop a personal identity through functional and sculptural design applications. A major in Studio Art with a Ceramics Specialization prepares graduates for careers as fine artists, graduate study in fine arts, and entry-level positions in art and graphic design.
Is it for you?
This program will be a good fit if you:
- Have strong skills in art or design
- Work well with technology
- Are committed to developing your talent
- Have a creative, expressive, curious personality
- Like to design and build things
- Studio artist
- Art director
- Public art consultant
- Production ceramicist
- Studio assistant
- Belger Craneyard Studios
- Dakota Potters Supply
- Graduate school
- Good Roots Farm & Gardens LLC
- Rehfeld’s Art and Framing
- South Dakota Art Museum
- Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center
- Graphic Design
- Museum Studies
- Entrepreneurial Studies
Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.