BFA Programs

Main-BFA-Page-imageThe American Academy of Art has been educating professional artists in both the commercial and fine art fields since 1923.

We believe in the importance of forming a foundation in the classical academic tradition. The early coursework for our students focuses on developing essential skills not only in art technique, but also in the humanities and sciences. From this foundation, we encourage the development of creative and critical thinking that will allow students to use their foundational skills to communicate their own unique artistic ideals.

Bachelor of Fine Arts degree Programs :

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration or Digital Illustration

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Multimedia Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in 3-D Modeling and Animation

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Life Drawing

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Oil Painting or Watercolor Painting

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Direction

Required:

Foundation Studies

Humanities and Sciences

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Photo Essay Competition / What Do You Call Home? Graphic Design Poster Competition / What is Freedom? Digital Illustration Competition / Book Illustration
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American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL 60604
Participants must be high school seniors graduating in the academic school year 2017-2018.
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American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL 60604
Participants must be high school seniors graduating in the academic school year 2017-2018.
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