Studio Art

The Department of Studio Art at the University of North Texas will help you find your artistic voice through an innovative curriculum that emphasizes sound art fundamentals, creativity and self-expression. Much of the course work involves creating and producing 2-D and 3-D artwork, allowing you to get hands-on experience and hone your skills.

Many faculty members are nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and scholars who impact communities worldwide. In addition, some are active members and leaders of national organizations. They’ll guide and encourage you to explore new directions in art, allowing you to become a well-rounded art professional. To provide other insights and knowledge, we bring numerous renowned artists, designers and scholars to campus.

You’ll have access to large, well-equipped studios and instruction in a wide range of media and techniques. Our 90,000-square-foot Art Building includes classrooms, computer labs, faculty offices, studios, a workshop and a visual resources library. Other art programs are housed in additional buildings across campus. One example of our facilites is the Photo Documentation Room, which is a service we provide to all our students to help facilitate adequate documentation of their work for class and employment purposes. Students can make appointments for this space online.

There are opportunities to exhibit your work as you progress through the program and numerous competitive exhibitions are held on campus. The annual Voertman Student Art Exhibition is juried by arts professionals, with cash prizes and scholarships awarded. Students also participate in local, regional and international exhibitions. 

The Department of Studio Art offers a BFA degree with 8 concentrations to choose from. Select an area of study from the menu on the left to learn more about the program.

Contact Us

Visit the Studio Art Blog to keep up with our students and events in Studio Art.  You can also visit the Studio Arts Department groups on Facebook: UNT Studio Art: Current and Former and UNT Department of Studio Art.

Department Chair: Lauren Lake
Administrative Assistant: Angela Vanecek

Office: Art Building, Room 317
Phone: 940-369-7671
Email: studio@unt.edu

Mailing Address: 1155 Union Circle #305100, Denton, TX 76203
Physical Address: 1201 W Mulberry St, Denton, TX 76201

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Student accomplishments

Justine Lu - Double Self Portrait, Pt1

Justine Lu - Double Self Portrait, Pt1

Studio Art
Core Drawing

Justine Lu - Double Self Portrait, Pt1

Alumni accomplishments

Danielle Naylor

Congratulations to Danielle Naylor (MA Art Education, Art Museum Education Certificate) on her upcoming position as the Administrative and Programs Assistant at the Greater Denton Arts Council! She will provide support for the Executive Director, staff, board of directors, and GDAC educational efforts. She will assist with programming coordination and special events, and in recruiting, training, and scheduling of volunteers/interns.

Art Education and Art History
Interior Design

Congratulations to Danielle Naylor (MA Art Education, Art Museum Education Certificate) on her upcoming position as the Administrative and Programs Assistant at the Greater Denton Arts Council! She will provide support for the Executive Director, staff, board of directors, and GDAC educational efforts. She will assist with programming coordination and special events, and in recruiting, training, and scheduling of volunteers/interns.