University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

University of Mary Hardin-BaylorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
900 College Street
Belton, TX 76513
Dr. Kathryn Fouse, Dean
kfouse@umhb.edu
254-295-4678

Undergraduate enrollment: 3,361
Graduate enrollment: 486

University of Mary Hardin-BaylorArt & Design Program
Students Enrolled: 94
Graduates per Year: 19

UMHB is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Full-time Faculty
Hershall Seals, M.F.A. (Chair)
Sarah Andyshak, PhD
Stephanie Chambers, M.F.A.
Barbara Fontaine-White, M.F.A.
John Hancock, M.F.A.
David Hill, M.F.A.
Matt Smith, M.F.A.


Part-time Faculty

Chris Baldridge, M.F.A.
Ted Barnes, M.F.A.
David Harmon, M.F.A.
Jeff Harris, M.A., M.F.A.
Robin McLaurin, M.A., M.F.A.
Marilyn Ritchie, Legacy Adjunct
Hugo Shi M.F.A.


Degrees Offered 
B.F.A. with a major in Art Education
B.F.A. with a major in Studio Art
B.F.A. with a major in Graphic Design
B.A. in Art

Art & Design Program Highlights

  • New 27,000 sq. ft. building, housing professional art studios and gallery space, expected move-in date August 2012.
  • Dedicated and professional quality faculty with a passion to teach.
  • Low student/teacher ratio allowing for a more intimate mentor type workshop environment.
  • Course sequence is logical and leads to strong foundational knowledge.
  • UMHB is centrally located between major art museums in Austin, Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Houston.
  • Ample access to studios outside of scheduled class time.
  • Private studio spaces designated for upper classmen.
  • Summer foreign travel opportunities for art majors.
  • A required internship class in visual communications providing an emphasis on practical industry relevant experience.
  • A required studio capstone course and senior exhibition that strengthens the professional portfolio upon graduation.
  • Annual participation by design students in the local American Advertising Federation ADDY competition.