If you are interested in a career in contemporary visual art or just want to explore your potential, here
is a great place to start. We will inspire, motivate and encourage you to explore the visual arts
through drawing, visual fundamentals, painting, sculpture and design. Our visual art studios provide
opportunities for many types of visual art production. You will have access to drawing, painting and
sculpture studios, a bright, well-equipped woodshop, welding equipment, a kiln, audiovisual equipment,
computer labs and a video-editing suite.
We offer small class sizes with one on one instruction, and exhibition opportunities to exhibit your work
both on campus and in the community. Second-year students have individual studio space in which to work.
The instructors in our department are practicing, professional artists as well as educators.
We do not require a portfolio for admission, and our program builds a solid foundation for professional
practice through a combination of lectures and hands-on learning in the studio.
We offer two streams of study:
Bachelor of Fine Arts
At our institution, you can begin your pursuit of a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. You will gain a level
of understanding and appreciation of visual art and art history methods. Various concepts and projects
using a variety of art media will be explored. An emphasis on the understanding of two and three
dimensional design dynamics of visual form will help you as you learn techniques of drawing while
exploring expressive uses of monochromatic media.
Diploma in Visual Arts and Design
Curriculum focuses on the basics of visual communication used in art and design. The courses are designed
to develop your ability to think critically and creatively, and to enhance your written and oral
- Potential Careers Include: fine artist, graphic designer, illustrator, art
educator, animator, storyboard artist, web designer and media design. Many graduates have found work
in public and private galleries as education coordinator, curator, and installation preparator.
If you are enrolled in another department, you can take visual arts classes as options.
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