What separates the outstanding artist from the merely talented?
At NJCU, we believe it is the ability to synthesize the critical elements of diverse cultures, history, philosophy and technology with a thorough understanding of your own perspective and world view.This unique foundation, coupled with a location close to the heart of New York City, allows you to enjoy some of the finest art programs available anywhere in the nation. Working in the spectacular new $16 million Visual Arts Building, you will explore and expand your talents to the fullest. Whether your interest is in painting, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, graphic design or printmaking, you will discover a program that balances history and tradition with the most current aesthetic ideas and technologies. NJCU undergraduate and graduate artists study with some of the nation most respected names in the fine and commercial arts. Your talent will be carefully nurtured and refined, allowing you to achieve ever higher levels of personal satisfaction and public respect.Because of its location close to the nation most prestigious galleries, NJCU art students have participated in important juried shows and exhibitions. Several faculty members and students have also achieved international acclaim for their achievements.