The School of Creative Arts (SOCA) at the University of Saint Francis is a creative, collaborative learning environment that provides a personalized education. Accredited by the prestigious National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), SOCA is dedicated to helping you express your talents and achieve your career goals in the visual arts, communication, dance, music, music technology and theatre.

You will work alongside faculty members in a collaborative and progressive creative environment, supported by state-of-the-art facilities. By actively exhibiting and performing your work and attending and presenting at national conferences, you will gain hands-on experience in your field of choice.

Current Events:


40th Annual Ventures in Creativity Juried Exhibition

Presented by The Fort Wayne Artists Guild and the University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts
Opening Reception and Awards: July 8, 6-8pm
Show opens July 10-August 18
Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
Saturday, 1-5pm
This annual exhibit of local and regional artists showcases a variety of media including: oil, acrylic, pastel, graphite, watercolor and sculpture. The judge for this year’s exhibition is national landscape artist Carolyn Lewis. She is a signature member of the Oil Painters of America. *The gallery will be open on Saturday, July 8 for the reception only from 6-8pm.

Denise Stewart-Sanabria, “Virtual Reality”

September 9 through October 12, 2017
Opening Presidential Gala on Saturday September 9 from 6-9pm
Denise Stewart-Sanabria will be creating a gallery installation for her exhibition – “Virtual Reality.” She is known for her larger-than-life-size, figure drawings created with charcoal on birch plywood. Each drawing is self-standing which creates a juxtaposition between both 2-D and 3-D space. She will fill the gallery with numerous figures creating a social narrative between the viewing audience and her installation.

Sister Act

The feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet!
•    Friday, November 3 – 8 p.m.
•    Saturday, November 4 – 8 p.m.
•    Sunday, November 5 – 2 p.m.
•    Friday, November 10 – 8 p.m.
•    Saturday, November 11 – 8 p.m.
•    Sunday, November 12 – 2 p.m.