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Department of Art

Framing the Future with Scholarships

The Department of Art offers many incoming freshman and transfer student scholarships including our top award, the Friends of Art: Funding Future Artists Scholarship. We offer a comprehensive, rigorous curriculum in Art Education, Art History, and Studio Art. We are an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Our new BA in Art provides a flexible path to graduation with a liberal arts emphasis. Our Digital Arts and Design focus within the BFA degree includes Graphic Design curriculum. The Art Farm, an innovative teacher-training lab, now supports our graduate and undergraduate teacher certification programs.

As part of the College of the Arts on the dynamic RiverPark Campus, our students participate in performances, exhibitions and workshops in state-of-the-art facilities. Our unique Visiting Artist and Scholar Residency Program regularly hosts national and international arts professionals with an emphasis on student experience. Students study in New York, Italy, England and Japan through faculty led programs supported by grants and travel scholarships. We partner with the outstanding Georgia Art Education Association to offer the All-State Art Symposium and the National Art Honors Society State Conference. Visit our campus to see why we are considered to be one of the most supportive and dynamic arts communities in the region. Apply today!