Fine Arts students at St. John's gain a solid foundation in art
theory and its applications to various media. Students learn from
an enormously gifted, internationally known faculty of artists
whose work appears in galleries, exhibitions and publications
in New York City, across the country and around the world.
The Department of Fine Arts offers full and partial scholarships
to freshmen with a record of exemplary skills in high
school. Two full-time, four-year scholarships are awarded to
students who demonstrate extraordinary proficiency in drawing,
painting, sculpture, printmaking, illustration, graphic design and
St. John’s also bestows a $1,000 incentive scholarship to high
school seniors who demonstrate excellence in the visual arts.
Students are selected through portfolio review. For more
information, contact Nerissa Palad-Palermo: (718) 990-6250; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to their strong personal and professional connections,
Fine Arts professors help students build their own networks
in New York's art scene. Seniors gain internships with
publishers, magazines, advertising agencies, computer graphics
studios, museums, galleries and other organizations.
Our studios provide an ideal atmosphere for students to
learn as they create under the guidance of master teachers.
Facilities include the state-of-the-art
Sullivan Hall Graphic Classroom, featuring cutting-edge graphic
design equipment and software, featuring Quark Xpress, Adobe
PhotoShop, Adobe Pagemaker, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PageMill,
Microsoft Office, Macromedia Director, Macromedia Freehand,
Dreamweaver, Flash, Macromedia Fontographer and Macromedia Sound
Fine Arts students at St. John's enjoy abundant opportunities to
exhibit their work. Located in Sun Yat-Sen Hall on the Queens
campus, the Dr. M.T. Geoffrey Art
Gallery is a prominent showcase not only for established
artists beyond the campus community, but for professors and
students as well.
Students develop a strong academic and professional edge by
joining any of St. John's more than 180 student
clubs and organizations. Clubs of interest to Fine Arts
students include these:
- Society for the Study of Modern Visual
- Fashion Club
The Skull and Circle Honor Society and the
Lambda Kappa Phi Honor Society annually select
students from St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who
combine scholarship, integrity and dedicated service to the St.
Every student at St. John's benefits
from outstanding University-wide facilities and
resources. For example, all new students receive their own
wireless laptop computer with full access to
the University's award-winning network.
Other facilities include high-tech classrooms, laboratories and
our 1.7 million-volume University Library. Our new D’Angelo Center is a
five-story, 127,000-square-foot University and Student Center with
classrooms, lecture halls, a Starbucks Café and a full-service food
Students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic New
York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to
employers and other professional and educational resources
throughout the New York area. Students make New York their
classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.
Students also benefit from St. John's focus on an international
academic experience. The University offers extensive study abroad
courses during the academic year as well as the winter and summer
semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome,
Italy, campus and Paris,