Fuel your career with our Certificate Track

This guided program is designed to cultivate artistic talent through our atelier system in a way that is tailored to meet your professional and personal artistic goals.

Why choose our Certificate Program?

The Art Students League of New York's Certificate Program is a two or four-year course of intensive study within the League’s renowned atelier system that is designed to cultivate artistic growth and tailored to meet the artist’s professional and personal goals.

Artistic Development
Certificate students receive ongoing educational and professional development support.
Build Your Own Curriculum
At the League, Certificate students work closely with mentor instructors to develop a curriculum that meets their needs.
Final Project Exhibition
Graduating students participate in a Final Project exhibition alongside other Certificate students in their cohort.
Certificate of Fine Arts
Students who successfully complete the program are awarded a Certificate of Fine Arts from the Art Students League.
"The League enabled me to successfully complete four years of specialized training, in one of the greatest cities in the world. I gained knowledge not only through formal instruction but also by absorbing the creative of the League’s community."
League Certificate Cohort 2022

A pathway to profesional excellence

Students in the League's Certificate track concentrate in one of the following fine arts disciplines: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Sculpture, or Comics and Narrative Arts. Core requirements consist primarily of classwork in the student's chosen discipline, but also include secondary classwork in a different discipline. All classes offered at the League are open to Certificate students.

Want to learn more? Explore more about our Certificate or apply.