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Choosing an Art Program

  • Students completing a program of study in Art will:

    • Work hard, in depth, and take risks in relation to new concepts, content, techniques, and processes.
    • Produce a strong thematic body of work.
    • Be able to extend investigative work on projects over a period of time.
    • Display growth in the understanding of the visual language, issues, and concepts.
    • Develop competence in the manipulation of materials and media (craft).
    • Be able to discuss their own work and the work of others within the context of art discourse and visual literacy.
    • Develop a critical way of seeing, understanding, and interpreting space.
    • Understand the place and role of the artist in society and culture.
    • Develop a level of critical thinking that will enable them to continue to develop their ideas.
    • Develop a level of independence and self-motivation to continue working outside of the academic environment.


    The level to which students develop in these areas will be determined by the art program they complete and individual commitment to that program of study.


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