Loyola University Maryland

Department of Visual & Performing Arts

Studio Arts Learning Aims

Students majoring in Visual Arts will demonstrate mastery of:

  • The ability to express and explore ideas through reasoned argument and innovation
  • The histories, critical vocabulary and methods of analysis, and the material production of visual art
  • The ability to incorporate intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to visual arts practices and scholarship, integrating philosophical, historical, ethical, theoretical, and other contexts
Barnaby Nygren
Faculty

Barnaby Nygren, Ph.D.

Dr. Nygren likes to get students out of the classroom and into art museums, and aims to show them how art skills are applicable—and valuable—for their future careers

Visual & Performing Arts
A collage of drawings of the human form with various cultural modifications
Course Snapshot

Exploring Studio Arts 303: Life Drawing

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