The Molloy College Art Department welcomes students who are interested in completing an undergraduate degree B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Art) in Studio Art with a concentration in Drawing, Painting, Digital Art, Graphic Design, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture or Art History. We offer minors in Art Therapy, Museum Studies, Digital Art, Graphic Design, Art History, Photography and Studio Art. Our small classes taught by faculty artists and researchers with terminal degrees in studio art and art history. The professors' high levels of research scholarship and studio art practice provide students with a rigorous education. Art courses offer the reflection of diverse faculty, attention to student needs and a spirit of individual exploration with emerging concepts and technologies in art. Molloy College emphasizes creativity, critical thinking, verbal and written expression and service to others in the learning and teaching process, all necessary in a liberal arts education. Art faculty are dedicated to help students reach their maximum potential through self-empowerment, self-respect, self-exploration and self-discovery to reach individual goals. Faculty provide guidance to students to become effective communicators and reflective practitioners through rigorous art experiences. The Art Department offers an opportunity to develop a deep level of artistic expression and visual communication through imagination, exploration, reflection. Whether you're pursuing a career in studio art, studying art history, art therapy or seek a studio experience, Molloy's art professors are committed to fostering your growth.
Molloy College has an Art Gallery in Kellenberg Hall that serves as a showcase for art majors and hosts contemporary and historical exhibitions with lectures by visiting artists. Molloy's proximity to New York City offers students easy access to the epicenter of the art world. Many of the world's finest art museums and galleries are close to Molloy's main campus located in Rockville Centre on Long Island, New York.
Art Department Facilities
The Art Department facilities located in the Wilbur Arts Building feature a state of the art digital media lab, a digital photo lab, drawing, painting, design, ceramics, and sculpture studios. These facilities offer students instructional space, tools and equipment. The Apple Mac lab (W213) has state of the art computers and printers for image manipulation, graphic design, animation and high-end multimedia production. The lab and wireless connections provide high speed Internet access.