art student in art studio
An art student takes a break from working on a large-scale project. Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones ’97
Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Our studio art courses will enhance students’ awareness of and sensitivity to the visual arts through engaging in the actual intellectual and technical processes by which works of art come into being. Students learn to understand the world in visual terms and to conceptualize their ideas through their own work.

Program Director

Kristina Paabus

Associate Professor of Studio Art, Reproducible Media
Department Affiliation

Jamie Jacobs

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8181

Why Study Studio Art at Oberlin?

Associated Faculty
Variety of Courses
Study Away Programs

Sample Courses

  • ARTS 052 - Visual Concepts and Processes: Introduction to Black and White Photography 4 credits
  • ARTS 096 - Problems in Advanced Media Projects 4 credits
  • ARTS 090 - Problems: Advanced Book Arts 4 credits
  • ARTS 095A - Senior Studio and Thesis - Full 4 credits

Studio Art News

Julia Christensen

Art En Route to Proxima B

December 6, 2018
Associate Professor of Integrated Media Julia Christensen earned the 2017-2018 LACMA Art + Tech Lab Fellowship. She is expanding on her ongoing art and research project, Upgrade Available, along with NASA scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.