Global Connections

Art Travel Class at the Acropolis of Athens
Art Travel Class: Italy & Greece
Art Travel Class: Italy & Greece
Art Travel Class: Singapore 2018
Art Travel Class: Singapore with students from Lassale College of the Arts

Several diverse cultures and countries are represented in the Art Department's faculty and student community. Consequently, the program has a long history of activities that foster global outreach and encourages students to experience the beauty of international study.

Faculty-Led Travel Classes

Faculty-led classes abroad allow students to travel as a group to an international location to study and do art "in-context".


Dr. Pearlie Baluyut will lead an Impressionism & Post-Impressionism class in France in 2019. The class will travel to Paris, Giverny, Auvers-sur-Oise, Aix-en-Provence, Arles, Cannes, Antibes, and Nice.

Guilin, China

Professor Wesley Bernard in collaboration with the Sociology department will lead a Digital Landscape Photography class in Guilin, China, in 2019.


Professors Baluyut and Bernard led a Faculty-Led Program in Spring 2018. Students attended lectures, went on curator-led museum visits, and participated in cultural immersion activities.

Italy and Greece

Professor Sakoulas taught faculty-led classes in Italy and Greece, where students had the opportunity to study Greek Art in Context, and Digital Landscape Photography in 2010 and in 2011.

Select Global Outreach Activities

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Classes: Pearlie Baluyut taught ARTH 294 (Selected Topics – Asian Art) with a COIL module in collaboration with Sarena Abdullah and her students in VHS 2020 (Modern Malaysian Art) of the Department of Fine Art at the University Sains Malaysia in Penang, Malaysia (Fall 2017).

Student-Faculty International Exchange Programs: Jeffrey Say and Clare Veal along with their students of LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore are visiting SUNY Oneonta to observe classes in art history and studio art and participate in the Art Conference (April 2018).

International Exchange: Professor Sharpe taught master classes and exhibited her artwork in Russia’s Siberian city, Krasnoyarsk, with the support of a Fulbright scholarship (2010-2011).

International Exchange: Faculty from the Krasnoyarsk Institute of Fine Arts in Siberia, Russia, visited SUNY Oneonta and participated in educational activities, and workshops with students and professors at SUNY Oneonta (2004).

International Exchange: Professors Sharpe and Callahan traveled to the Krasnoyarsk Institute of Fine Arts in Siberia, Russia to participate in student reviews (2001).

Exchange Programs

The Art Department has articulation agreements* with the following prominent institutions abroad:

The American College of Greece
Athens, Greece

Hanze University of Applied Sciences
The Minerva Art Academy
Groningen, Holland

Interested students should contact the Office of International Education
*Articulation Agreements allow our students to study abroad while paying tuition at their home campus.

Study Abroad Scholarships

The following scholarships are available to SUNY Oneonta art majors who want to Study Abroad:

The Carrie Krumholtz-Liebman Scholarship is awarded exclusively to art majors who study abroad. It is available through the International Studies Office.

The Student Travel for Excellence Program (STEP) provides support for students to travel to academic and co-curricular conferences, programs, and activities. More info