Areas of Study

Three programs, one department

Although digital technologies have transformed and accelerated the creation and dissemination of images, art has been central to the human experience for millennia.

Digital artwork by a trinity student

Studio art courses offer an immersive environment for artistic creation. Direct experiences with technical processes and conceptual aspects essential to art-making offer students opportunities to visually realize ideas and refine critical capacities. 

students stand collectively in front of a large glass mosaic by Carlos Merida
Art History

The program in Art History provides rigorous training in the history of painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, design, and visual culture.

a large modern grand staircase with glass
Architectural Studies

The minor in architectural studies introduces students to the major works and problems of architectural history and to techniques of visual and spatial representation.

​Current Exhibition 



Recomposition: Trinity University Senior Art Major Exhibition
April 21 - May 21, 2022


Opening Reception:
April 21, 5-7pm, Michael and Noémi Neidorff Art Gallery, Dicke Art Building

The Trinity University Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present Recomposition, an exhibition by senior art majors Jay Dunn, Maren Merwarth, Chryslyn Perkins, Ren Rader, Juliet Sikorski, Lila Steffan, Denise Turati, and Bygoe Zubiate.

The great variety of artworks exhibited in Recomposition is its strength. During their time at Trinity, our studio art majors have been encouraged to develop their own personal creative voice from which a confident and unique expression has emerged. Developing an independent and original vision is the greatest asset of an artist because without originality, there is no innovation, no alternative to the status quo, and there are no new stories to tell. The works of art in this exhibition are representative of the culmination of each individual’s artistic growth and

Gallery Location:
Michael and Noémi Neidorff Art Gallery, Trinity University 
Department of Art and Art History, Dicke Art Building
One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

Gallery Hours:
Tuesday–Saturday, 1–5pm and by appointment development.

For more information, please contact

The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Image of artwork from Senior Show Spring 2022