About

The School of Art at San Francisco State University is focused on the production of future generations of socially engaged artists who understand that individual and collaborative contributions to culture are paramount to their practice.

Brief History

Located in one of the most vibrant, culturally diverse and cosmopolitan cities on the West Coast, the School of Art has been growing a collective body of regionally and globally established artists since 1903. Amidst an array of San Francisco Bay Area schools and universities, it is a dynamic and affordable place to study studio art and art history as an undergraduate or graduate student.

Quick Facts

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Facilities include a a visual resource collection containing over 300,000 images, a 3,000 square-foot professional gallery, the Martin Wong Undergraduate Gallery, the Alumni Hall exhibition space, and computer laboratories.

Disciplines

The School of Art Bachelor of Arts and Master of Fine Arts programs offer eight different studio areas of emphasis, as well as art history.

Mission Statement

The School of Art at San Francisco State University’s principal focus is the production of future generations of socially engaged artists who understand that individual and collaborative contributions to culture are paramount to their practice.

Tenure Track Positions

Available Tenure-Track Faculty Positions