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The St. Mary’s Art and Art History Department provides a diverse, collaborative, and integrated curriculum in the different aspects of art and art history.

July 30, 2020
Ophir Agassi, visiting assistant professor of art, will be teaching painting and drawing courses at SMCM during the 2020-21 academic year in the Department of Art & Art History. The Painting Center in New York City recently featured his work in Ophir Agassi: Art Making Experience During Covid-… Find Out More
May 15, 2020
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Provost and Dean of Faculty Michael Wick has named three new faculty members for distinguished professorships.

The Aldom-Plansoen College Fellowships are granted to associate professors for a two-year term.  In honor of recent professional accomplishments and… Find Out More
April 17, 2020
Assistant Professor in Art History Emily Casey has received a short-term fellowship from the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia to conduct research for her book project, "Hydrographic Vision: Imagining the Sea and British America, 1750-1800."

The… Find Out More
February 26, 2020
Sue Johnson, professor of art, is one of 10 artists who have been awarded a VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship in the professional category for 2020-21. This is an $8,000 award to be used by the artist to support their creative practice, and also includes opportunities for fellowship recipients to exhibit… Find Out More
February 21, 2020
Emily Casey, assistant professor of art history, has been selected to participate in the Attingham Trust's Royal Collection Studies course in London this fall. The Attinhgam Trust, dedicated to fostering knowledge about the arts and cultural heritage in Britain, offers residential study courses on… Find Out More
February 5, 2020
Sue Johnson, professor of art, has been awarded a fully-funded residency fellowship by The Millay Colony for the Arts.  The colony is one of the oldest multidisciplinary artist residencies in the world.  Since its inception by Norma Millay in 1973, thousands of writers, poets, visual artists,… Find Out More
January 20, 2020
On Thursday, January 23, from 5 – 6:30 p.m., The Boyden Gallery will hold an opening reception for an exhibition created with a unique collection held in the Archives. The family of Thomas M. Barrett, a popular professor of Russian and world history, donated his collection of science fiction and… Find Out More
January 14, 2020
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Lisa Scheer, professor of art and Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Arts, will present Finding Form: A Sculptor’s Story, on Monday, Feb. 24, 4:45 p.m. in Cole Cinema, Campus Center. The presentation is free of charge and open to the public.


Scheer’s… Find Out More
November 8, 2019
From Dec. 2018 through April 2019, Assistant Professor of Photography Tristan Cai participated in an artist-in-residence program at DECK, a premier arts space in Singapore that showcases contemporary photography. As a result, Cai is featured in the media company OZY’s story focused on DECK (… Find Out More
October 11, 2019
Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a Mandala Sand Painting from Monday, Oct. 21, through Thursday, Oct. 24, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus.


From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with… Find Out More