The BFA program at The University of Georgia in Jewelry and Metalwork is an inclusive program of study which provides students the opportunity to explore and develop technical competencies and conceptual directions within the arena of contemporary jewelry and metalwork.
Students in the program will develop an understanding in various techniques such as metal fabrication, lost wax casting, raising, forging, stone setting, color on metal applications and numerous forming and surface embellishment processes. In addition, students have access to equipment such as 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC milling located within the Lamar Dodd School of Art and the UGA MakerSpace housed in the Science Library which allows students to bend and blend traditional skills with new technologies as they execute and explore their creative works.
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Students graduating from this program will possess the skill and ability to think creatively and solve practical problems visually and conceptually. They will also acquire the confidence and the desire to approach new technologies with creative perspectives. This degree will prepare the students to be professional artists or further their education into graduate school.
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