Mandy Snody

Art Therapy Major/Art History Minor
Studied in Florence, Italy

"The hundreds of famous artworks I was able to see in person was a wonderful learning experience and have influenced my own work. My professors in Florence were marvelous as well and they have each influenced my life immensely"

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Your first year as an art student at Marywood is an important step in your development as an artist. To help make your foundation year a success, we offer a number of resources to guide you.

The foundation guide book is now online. Links to the specific content in the guidebook are provided:

Throughout the year, you'll have the opportunity to engage in several art related activities including attending exhibits and visiting artist talks, taking field trips, and participating in freshman portfolio review. Be sure to read our News & Events page for important details and information. We also encourage you to follow the Art Department on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and our blog, Where Creativity Works.