Loyola University Maryland

Department of Fine Arts

Studio Arts

Art Classroom

Studio Arts StudentsStudents in Loyola's Studio Arts program gain valuable experience through an array of courses, expert faculty, and the university's studios for drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, three-dimensional and studio-based digital work, providing students with hands-on learning experiences. Student work is exhibited at the end of each academic year in the university's Julio Fine Arts Gallery, and in other opportunities locally. Loyola's location in Baltimore means that students are afforded the opportunity to visit many galleries and study the work of practicing professionals.

Mary Beth Akre
Faculty

Mary Beth Akre, MFA

Professor of studio arts Mary Beth Akre, MFA, is also a celebrated landscape artist

Fine Arts
A collage of drawings of the human form with various cultural modifications
Course Snapshot

Exploring Studio Arts 303: Life Drawing

Students in this fine arts class examine the structure—and intellectual context—of the human anatomy.