Department of Art {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

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Welcome to the Department of Art

The Art Department at SF State is an inclusive learning environment that promotes creativity and scholarship, and mirrors the wide range of cultural, artistic, and scholarly interests in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Patrons viewing art installation in the Fine Arts Gallery

    Fine Arts Gallery

    The Fine Arts Gallery is staffed by Art Department students, working in a professional gallery environment.

  • Martin Wong Gallery

    Martin Wong Gallery

    The Martin Wong Gallery provides undergraduate artists the opportunity to exhibit visual works, in a professional context.

Areas of Emphasis

Textiles student


The visual language of textiles reaches broadly across disciplines in fine arts and design.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Art

    Concentrations include Art Education, Art History, Studio Arts, and a combination of Art History and Studio Arts.

  • Master of Arts in Art History

    The M.A. in Art History prepares students for personal achievement and career success.

  • Master of Fine Arts in Art

    The M.F.A. in Art is designed to provide professional competency for the student pursuing a career as an artist.

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