Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York  
Visual Arts


Fordham University is one of New York City's three major private universities. Fordham College at Lincoln Center is a liberal arts college with small class sizes and a committed faculty. Fordham's Jesuit tradition emphasizes excellence in teaching and is mindful of the care and individual development of each and every student. Lincoln Center's compact modern campus is a lively place, with student theater productions, gallery exhibitions, public lectures, and a vigorous student newspaper.

Student residences, theaters, galleries, classrooms, dining facilities, and professional graduate schools are grouped around a privately secured and beautifully landscaped plaza. All students at Fordham take courses in a wide range of disciplines. The faculty believes that this educational diversity is critical to the training of an artist and that creativity and visual understanding are integral parts of a broadly searching mind. A Visual Arts major and Introductory Visual Arts courses are also offered at Fordham College at Rose Hill, a traditional campus in the Northern Bronx.

All studios both at Lincoln Center and at Rose Hill are available to students when classes are not in session, including weekends, evenings, and summer. The department has two galleries located at the Lincoln Center Campus. The Lipani gallery, located within the Visual Arts complex, features student work and the work of invited artists related to the curriculum. The Ildiko Butler Gallery is a more public exhibition space, features exhibitions of wide interest and museum quality and senior thesis exhibitions.


New York City New York City is the capital of the art world, and Lincoln Center is one of the city's cultural hubs. Central Park is a block away. The Museum of Modern art is nearby and The Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, and the Whitney Museum are a walk across the park. A short subway or train ride puts the student in the center of the galleries and arts activities of Chelsea, Soho, Williamsburg and TriBeCa.

Lincoln Center Campus
Lincoln Center is one of the city's cultural hubs and its center for the performing arts, housing the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and many other world-class institutions. Central Park is a block away, as are many of New York's top movie theaters and restaurants.

Rose Hill Campus
The University’s location, across from the New York Botanical Gardens and the Bronx zoo, is a wonderful source of instruction and is an inspiration for the visual art student. The Visual Arts complex, located in the recently renovated Keating Hall, has a beautiful, well lit studio space with terrazzo floors and sky lights for painting and drawing and a state of the art computer lab.


Visual Arts

Visual Arts

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