University of Massachusetts Lowell

Arno Minkinnen
Arno Rafael Minkkinen: From the Shelton Hotel Looking East 2005
Chehalis Hegner
Chehalis Hegner: Sopra il Tavolo, 2013
Ellen Wetmore
Ellen Wetmore: 7 in Bed
Jehanne-Marie Gavarini
Jehanne-Marie Gavarini: Scare Bear Belt 2013
Jim Coates
Jim Coates: The Rose Museum Lean-tos
Regina Gardner Milan
Regina Gardner Milan: Twin Poster Series an exploration for change in design.
Stephen Mishol
Stephen Mishol: Margin 2011
Wael Kamal
Wael Kamal: Deniz
Michael Roundy
Michael Roundy: Kitchen Sink Astrophysics 2008
Karen Roehr
Karen Roehr: Taken for Granted - Miniature Book
Ingrid Hess
Ingrid Hess: "Think Fair Trade First" cover design
Pouya Afshar
Pouya Afshar: Character Design for 'THE JAFAR TALES' 2012

Experience UML Art and Design

*Please Note*
New Address

Art Department
Mahoney Hall Suite #1
870 Broadway Street
Lowell, MA 01854-3088

On View Oct 28

Naoe Suzuki: In Solidarity
Oct 28 Nov 25
Talk & Reception:
Oct 29, at 3:30pm

BFA Program

Learn more about UML's Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program in art with a concentration in either Design or Fine Arts.

Meet The Faculty

Meet our full-time faculty, adjunct and professional staff.


View job and internship opportunities for both students and alumni.


Congratulations 2015 Art and Design Graduates!

A few photos from commencement:

Graudation - Spring 2015

Graudation - Spring 2015


Three students' work by Josh Rondeau, Erin Cahill, and Rebecca Dolan were selected for Lowell's Nelson Mandela Overlook

UMass Lowell Art Professor Jim Coates organized his undergraduate sculpture class around a competition to design the Lowell Mandela Monument. Three student teams engaged in extensive research of the concepts and objectives of public art and came up with excellent designs.

Lowell Nelson Mandela Overlook

Three students' work by Amanda Murrin, Kristen Racamoto, and Jeffrey Stein were selected for Art on the Marquee

On view until the end of June 2015
The Art on the Marquee Round 3 Event at the Massachusetts Convention and Exhibition Center. The student work will be on the 80 foot downtown Boston marquee until the end of June 2015.

The professor is Regina Milan and the project was part of her Motion typography course Spring 2015. The students from left to right are Jeffrey Stein, and Kristen Racamoto, and Amanda Murrin.

Art on the Marquee

Art on the Marquee


Press Release

James Boggs, Christina Colon, Celina Donis, and Jacqueline Rozett in the spotlight at Photographic Resource Center Student Exhibition in Boston

UML Photo Program

A packed, wall-to-wall audience of students and teachers attended the Thursday evening opening at the PRC at 832 Commonwealth Avenue on the campus of Boston University. The fifteen participating Institutional Members of the PRC exhibiting student work include MIT, Northeastern University, Lesley University, Emerson College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston University, UMass Lowell and other prominent New England art programs with ongoing photography concentrations. The show runs from March 26th to May 3rd. (617-975-0600)

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Summer Courses!

This year the Art Department is offering a pilot summer program. We invite UMass Lowell and other students, as well as the larger community to choose from four exciting courses:

UML Summer Courses


70.101-001    Art Concepts I


12:00-3:00 pm


70.155-001    Drawing I


3:00-6:00 pm


70.221-001   Practicum/Internship




70.271-001   Painting I


6:00-9:00 pm

Credits from these courses can be applied to the BFA degree and Art Minors. For more information and to sign up for the courses, please check the Continuing Education SUMMER I UNDERGRADUATE page at:


Go to Florence, Venice and Rome with Ellen Wetmore
see art. make art.

Sarah Coughwell

June 8-23, 2015
Two courses are on offer for summer 2015, you can take one or both. The first is a drawing class 70.295 in which you will will make a portfolio of small works and take them abroad to exhibit internationally. We will go to the Venice Biennial, an international printmaking festival of infinitely cool graffiti art (you will sell things), and an ancient Roman seaport that looks like an MC Escher drawing. And we will see everything from your art history courses: the Vatican, the Colosseum, the Botticellis, The David and the rest. The second course, 79.241, running at the same time, is Art in Political, Religious, and Historic context.

Classes will be in English. Ellen will accompany students from Lowell through Italy. Price listed here includes 3 credits, hotels with breakfast, buses between cities, entry fees to cultural institutions: $3755. Airfare is estimated to be $1500. Meals and incidentals is estimated around $1500. If the student takes 6 credits, financial aid will apply. The dean's office offers some world ready scholarships of $400. Application deadline for the scholarship is January 30th (link). Application deadline for this trip is March 1 with a deposit of $500. Email Ellen for more info at



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