Large, well-lit and well-equipped studio spaces encourage creativity at every level of studio art practice.
After works are completed in the studio, you will have the opportunity to exhibit your artwork in the Holt-Russell Gallery.
Student work reflects a combination of competent technical execution, concept and critical thinking appropriate to the chosen medium.
Technology has become an essential component to the study of visual art. Students have full access to a state-of-the-art mac lab and are encouraged to use contemporary approaches in their work.
You will have ample opportunity to work in Baker’s studio spaces to develop your skill.
As you find your niche, you will continue with more in-depth studies of a medium or media of your choice.
You will gain a general understanding of art through an historical perspective, providing you knowledge and inspiration that will help you grow as an artist.
Studio Art Scholarships & Financial Aid
During your time at Baker, you will be eligible for various types of financial aid and scholarships. General academic scholarships and scholarships for participation in campus activities are awarded starting your freshman year. Departmental scholarships awarded for academic excellence are awarded annually at an award ceremony, held each spring. Each scholarship stipulates in which year of study you are eligible.
You will be eligible for state, federal and private loans and grants throughout your college career. To learn about the types of financial aid available to you and the application process, visit the financial aid page.
Scholarships in Your First Year
Art participation scholarships are available to students who are active in studio art courses.To apply for a scholarship you must submit a scholarship application.
Based on your high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores, you also may be eligible for one of several general academic scholarships. Learn which academic scholarships are available in your first year.
Scholarships in Subsequent Years of Study
As you delve further into your studies, departmental scholarships for academic success are awarded. The recipients of almost all of these awards are announced each year at the Honors Symposium, held toward the end of the spring semester.
The Department of Mass Media and Visual Arts gives these awards with financial prizes to be applied to the following year's tuition: