Dispatches from London: Fresno State students study art and literature abroad

Students stand in front of "Basquiat being welcomed by the Metropolitan Police" by Banksy on the wall of the Barbican Centre.

While most students were off for their winter break, 36 Fresno State students traveled to England for the Arts and Humanities Study Abroad Experience: Bloomsbury Group, Art and Literature (AH105) or London Art and Empire (AH100TZ). Students get an authentic British experience and earn three units of credit as they take in the sights and culture of England. The program runs from Dec. 27, 2022, through Jan. 17, 2023.

During the trip, Professor of Art Nick Potter sent updates and pictures of the students’ experiences.

Monday, Jan. 2 

“Here are a few more photos of my ART100TZ class. One of them where they are standing in front of a Banksy artwork. Great students.”

Nick Potter

Sunday, Jan. 1

Happy New Year! This is a really great group. They are sketching in their sketchbooks at every opportunity in museums and galleries. 

Nick Potter

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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