The painting program is an intensive hands-on program that explores an array of emotional, intellectual, and conceptual philosophies. The program covers working in oils, acrylics, watercolors, and explores contemporary media. The program begins with Painting I, followed by Painting II, Advanced Painting, and concludes with Graduate Painting. Students wishing to explore specific concepts can enroll in Studio Art General and work on those topics. The painting program is housed in Rusteberg 176 and facilitates a working environment with over 25 painting easels and taborets. The studio is large and open, with 10 square feet of working space per student.