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".
Professors Baluyut and Bernard lead a Faculty-Led Program in Spring 2018.
Students enrolled in ARTH 219 (Contemporary Art Since 1945) and ARTS 310 (Basic Photography 2) traveled to Singapore for lectures at the host art school, curator-led museum visits, urban walks, and cultural immersion activities.
Italy & Greece
Professor Sakoulas taught faculty-led classes in Italy & 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).
The art department has articulation agreements* with the following prominent institutions abroad:
The American College of Greece
Hanze University of Applied Sciences
The Minerva Art Academy
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