SFCC’s Fine Arts Program helps develop your capabilities as an emerging artist by focusing on liberal arts studies combined with applied studio courses. Fine arts classes, taught by professionals in the field, build core skills and knowledge in a variety of media, and provide historical and contemporary perspectives. You’ll develop a sophistication and passion for the arts and become and independent and critical thinker. You’ll also create a high-quality portfolio of your artwork.
The program offers the opportunity to earn fine arts certificates from concentrations in Painting and Drawing, Ceramics, Jewelry/Metal Arts, Sculpture, Art History, Book Arts, Printmaking and Intermedia Studies. Each concentration allows you to integrate other courses across the School of Arts and Design.
Craft and fine artists earn a median annual salary of $49,120, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job market for craft and fine artists is expected to grow 14 percent between 2020 and 2030, which is higher than the average for all occupations.