Southwest School of Art

3.83 Average Rating

Housed in a former 19th century convent, the Southwest School of Art is a fine arts academy in San Antonio and the only independent art school in Texas. SSA offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts program that features studio art courses in mediums such as ceramics and printmaking, as well as a general education curriculum. All SSA faculty are members of the San Antonio art community who utilize their experience to teach students about the business side of the fine arts. Throughout the year, students contribute works to over a dozen SSA exhibitions open to the public.


Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
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Campus Setting

What Students Are Saying

3.83 Average Rating
Is an amazing, rigorous school, with faculty that's involved. The small campus is wonderful because you get to meet everyone, and also interact with the community around you. The school is such a positive place in the heart of downtown San Antonio, enriching the community and students alike.