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Virginia Fabbri Butera, Ph.D.
Professor of Art
(973) 290-4315
Annunciation Center 202


Student Profile: Cassan Francois, '17

As a young child living in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Cassan learned artistic techniques by watching her father draw. Her elementary school teacher told her she had a gift for art, but Cassan never truly took art seriously until high school.

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Program Offerings

The Art program is designed to develop the creativity and artistic skill in each student. Our classes are geared to train students in artistic innovation, practical studio arts, and creative technologies – all of which are essential for today's imaginative world. With an available minor in graphic design and access to the Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery on campus, both inspiration and practicality are in strong supply.


B.A. in Art

1. A focus on creative, conceptual, technical, looking and visual communication skills
2. Students are encouraged to make art in many different styles and materials
3. Professors are practicing and exhibiting artists, curators, writers and/or art historians
4. A dedicated computer lab tailored for image and multimedia manipulation
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Minor in Studio Art

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Minor in Graphic Design

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What Students Are Saying

Cristina Mendoza, '16
"I feel as if I am being prepared for the real world. I am growing personally and professionally with the confidence to branch out and try new mediums in art."
– Cristina Mendoza, '16

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Faculty and Staff

Virginia Butera, Ph.D.

Chairperson - Art, Dance, and Music
Professor of Art
Director of the Maloney Art Gallery

(973) 290-4315

Annunciation Center 202

Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

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