BFA Art - 3D

​As a 3D emphasis art major at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, you will focus on creating work in

  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Clay
  • Wood
  • Other Materials

to create cast, thrown, blown or assembled sculptural works, multiples, utilitarian objects and environmental installations.

Explore Career Opportunities in Art - 3D Emphasis

You have the option of working intensively in that area and with faculty. In Addition, all 3D emphasis art students are required to take courses in the 2D or graphic-design areas. Career options include:

  • Glass Instructor
  • Gaffer
  • Art Conservator
  • Studio Artist/Assistant
  • Art Director
  • Art EducatorArt Fabricator
  • Get Involved on Campus

  • Many Art & Design students belong to one or more of our student groups.

    • Student Art League (SAL)
    • The Association of Art Historians and Scholars (AAHS)
    • American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA)
    • Carlsten Gallery Student Advisory Committee (CGSAC)
    • Sculpt

    More opportunities can be found on the Stevens Point Involvement Network (SPIN).

    Gain Experience Outside the Classroom

    • Exhibition Opportunities / Competitions
      Students at all levels can sign up to exhibit their work in a range of on-campus spaces and are encouraged to enter work in juried shows. We host an annual juried student exhibition and the chance to win multiple awards, a Scholarship Competition with  awards given in different categories, and we regularly post calls to enter other local, regional, national and international art shows. 
    • Public Art / Community Work
      Local organizations and businesses provide opportunities to work on special projects like murals. The Carlsten Gallery Student Advisory Committee (CGSAC) holds an annual Public Art competition offering students $5,000 to create a public work, the experience of proposal writing, and working with a faculty mentor.
    • Visiting Artists / Workshops
      We host a range of visiting artists who involve students in their work and hold special workshops and lectures outside the classroom. Groups and individuals also travel to attend events or weekend workshops.

    Meet Your Art Professors

    ​UW-Stevens Point’s has a great student-to-teacher ratio which means that majors receive excellent guidance and mentoring that supports personal and academic success. Your faculty will advise and assist you with recommendations, leads on jobs and graduate schools, and push you to achieve your highest goals. Our staff will help you throughout your degree process. After graduation we will stay connected and invite you back to share your story and inspire the next generations of Pointer Art & Design students! Meet your professors!

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