Become a Student

The UNM Art building

Take a Tour

Embark on a virtual expolartion of the University of New Mexico’s Department of Art or schedule an in-person tour to experience the vibrant spaces of the College of Fine Arts firsthand.

students viewing artwork in the main gallery


All of our degrees require courses in Art History and Art Studio which range from introductory courses to specialized topics taught in small classes with specialist faculty. Undergraduates can major in one of four degrees in the Department of Art.

graduate students in class


By cultivating a community of studio artists, art historians, and art educators, we recognize the advantages that are gained through the integration of disciplines and through broader connection with research units across the university.

a smiling student speaks on microphone with artwork behind them

Scholarships & Awards

Information on the Covington-Rhode Senior Prize in Art, the Reggie Behl Award, along with other general and specialized scholarship applications and deadline details.

a person standing on top of an intricately lighted floor installation

Alumni Success

Art makers, researchers, and educators live amazing and fulfilling lives. See how our Alumni have impacted our world.