So you’re a printmaker dedicated to sustainability. You’re a lifelong pianist with a passion for entrepreneurship. You’re a theatre artist who uses their craft to advocate for underrepresented groups.

Here at BU College of Fine Arts, our students, faculty, and alumni are all about exploring their interests in addition to developing their skills and honing their crafts. Boston University and the College of Fine Arts have limitless opportunities for student-artists to expand their practice, combine their passions, and work outside the lines.

Now, go explore.

Examine Our World

You love your art and cherish your craft. And there is a myriad of whys behind that dedication. CFA students have a knack for using their art to elevate their voices, venture new lands, and shape the world.

Expand the Field

You're fiercely dedicated to your field. We get you! Whether you're a diehard fan of all aspects of the stage or find your fuel with the ecstasy of ensemble music-making, CFA is here to let you DIG IN!

Areas of Interest

Antiracism. Sustainability. Interdisciplinary work. How does your art intersect with the world? Explore these areas of interest.

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Degrees & Programs

Music performance to music education. Painting to print media & photography. Theatre Arts to costume design. And everything in between. Learn about all of the academic program offerings here at the College of Fine Arts.

All Degrees & Programs

Student Stories

From interdisciplinary research projects to impactful internships to community engagement, CFA students are bringing their passion to improve our world. Check out more of their stories!

Arts-Based Research in Weaving, Painting, Graphic Design

For Jayna Mikolaitis (CFA’22), juggling a double major in painting and graphic design wasn’t quite enough. She expanded her creative practice to include book making and weaving, the latter of which led to a summer of arts-based research with art education professor Felice Amato.

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