The School of Fine & Performing Arts at SUNY New Paltz consists of programs focusing on different artistic mediums. According to the department website, approximately 100 full and part-time faculty members teach nearly 800 student majors in various fields of study. Art students spend multiple hours per week in studios, crafting their work to reflect their individual perspectives. Whether using chemical erosion to create images on metal or producing multiples of a usable product from an intricate mold, artists continually put passion into developing their art. Those interested in learning more about The School of Fine & Performing Arts can log on to www.newpaltz.edu/fpa.