The study of art and art history significantly enriches a liberal-arts education, especially in a world that is increasingly shaped by images and the exchange of visual information through a variety of media. The Department's two majors, one in art history and the other in studio art, prepare individuals for a lifelong engagement with visual culture by providing a grounding in the methodological, technical, expressive and analytical skills employed by artists and art historians.

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Portrait of Hunter, 2018
He, she, they, as I observe them, a solo exhibition by Maria Monterde
April 16, 2018
The Carlos Gallery in the Nabit Art Building at the University of the South is pleased to present He, she, they, as I observe them, an exhibition of mixed-media works and drawings by Art Honors candidate (2018), Maria Monterde.
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Professor Pradip Malde awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship
April 5, 2018
Pradip Malde is a photographer and teaches at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. Much of his work considers the experience of loss and how it serves as a catalyst for regeneration. He is currently working in rural communities in Haiti, Tanzania and Tennessee, designing models for community development through photography.
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Solitude of the Everyday, a solo exhibition by Hunter Swenson
April 3, 2018
The Carlos Gallery in the Nabit Art Building at the University of the South is pleased to present Solitude of the Everyday, an exhibition of photographs by Art Honors candidate (2018), Hunter Swenson. Starting with a concern about the limits of what is expressible, at least photographically, Swenson builds this body of work around the experience of solitude.
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