Degree Information

  • A.F.A.
  • C.F.A.
  • A.A.

The Art Department

offers a strong foundation in the visual arts. You’ll begin with classes in drawing, design, art history and appreciation. Then you’ll develop your painting, drawing and sculpture skills. Many specialized classes are available including printmaking (silkscreen, intaglio, and lithography), watercolor, acrylic and oil painting, figure and experimental drawing, sculpture (including welding and bronze casting), jewelry, ceramics, mixed media and installation art. The classes you choose will depend on your interests and the program option you select. For more information on our programs please visit the student page.

Beyond the classes you will take with us, we also offer:
  • Gallery exhibitions.
  • Special studio workshops.
  • Visiting artists and guest lecturers.
  • Study abroad programs to major art centers including London, Paris, and Florence.
  • The student Art Club.
  • Eight full-time faculty members and many part-time faculty holding Masters degrees in art.

Our art facilities include:
  • A ceramics studio with throwing wheels and various kilns.
  • A foundry and sculpture studio used for working in both metals and wood.
  • A printmaking studio including a darkroom.
  • A professional art gallery.
  • Studios for drawing, painting and design.
  • There are also two state-of-the-art lecture classrooms for art history courses. 

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