Art and Art History

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The Department of Art and Art History provides an integrated studio and art history experience. Through the study of history, critical analysis, materials, techniques and contemporary art practices, we encourage you to construct meaning, understand multiple perspectives, employ differing academic disciplines and unravel the complexities of creativity. Our department is committed to fostering an education that inspires you to innovate, while honoring the traditions of the past and the techniques of the masters. Our alumni go into the workforce employing creative and critical thinking that ultimately manifests in a diverse scope of professional careers. From authors to teachers, designers to business owners, we are proud of the imaginative successes of our former students.

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  • Art History and Italian Studies Majors | Graduate Student
    UNH was a place where I felt free to find what I was most passionate about. I also felt enormously supported by my professors, resident hall directors, bosses, and peers.
    Art History and Italian Studies Majors | Graduate Student
    UNH was a place where I felt free to find what I was most passionate about. I also felt enormously supported by my professors, resident hall directors, bosses, and peers.
  • Studio Art Major | Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin
    Read more about Erik's success using his Studio Art degree on UNH Tales.
    Studio Art Major | Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin
    Read more about Erik's success using his Studio Art degree on UNH Tales.
  • Fine Arts Major | Assistant Professor, Husson University
    Read more about Kathi's success using her Fine Arts degree on UNH Tales.
    Fine Arts Major | Assistant Professor, Husson University
    Read more about Kathi's success using her Fine Arts degree on UNH Tales.
  • Art History | Tech Assistant, Robischon Gallery
    Read more about Sarah's success using her Art History degree on UNH Tales.
    Art History | Tech Assistant, Robischon Gallery
    Read more about Sarah's success using her Art History degree on UNH Tales.
  • History and Art History Major | Law Student at Emory Law
    Read more about Rose's success using her Art History degree on UNH Tales.
    History and Art History Major | Law Student at Emory Law
    Read more about Rose's success using her Art History degree on UNH Tales.
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