Information for Prospective Students

Submitting an Art Supplement with your Hamilton Application

When applying to Hamilton, you may include an Art Supplement to Admissions using SlideRoom. Please include the following:

· An artist statement one paragraph in length.
· Description of the work: include, title, year, dimensions, and materials.
· 12-20 digital images (no larger than 1MB each).
· Video should be linked to a url on youtube.

Exhibition Opportunities


There are many opportunities for students to show their artwork on campus and at local art venues. The new Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts has a beautiful student gallery and there are many other locations on campus where student artwork is featured. The Senior Experience culminates with a student exhibition in the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art.

You can also visit our facebook page to see images of student exhibitions.

AP Credit in Studio Art

Students having obtained a 5 on the AP exam will receive 1 credit toward graduation upon completion of Art 104 or 160 with a minimum grade of a B in the course.

IB Credit in Studio Art

Students having obtained a 5 or 6 in the IB visual arts course will receive 1 credit upon completion of a studio art course with a minimum grade of B in the course. This credit will not count toward the Art concentration.

Visiting Campus

Please contact Karin Murray, Administrative Office Assistant, at if you would like to meet with a professor or tour our facilities.