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Nurture your creative vision with a blend of art studio practice and historical and contemporary theory.


Explore the process of artmaking—from idea to exhibition—and gain practical experience using the tools and techniques of today’s visual artist.

Studio arts taught in this program include drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, and design. These avenues of visual expression, as well as elective courses in graphic design, computer imaging, and technical illustration, will help to prepare you for a studio career or for specialized study in graduate school.

In the program’s studio and art history courses, you’ll also develop an appreciation for artistic expression in a variety of cultures and gain an important perspective concerning the role of the arts and artists in modern society. You can graduate with a robust portfolio of work and exhibition experience, having displayed your art in the campus’ Benedum Fine Arts Gallery.

What sets us apart

Cater your learning

Here at Waynesburg University we can develop a specific art program around each Art Major.  Within a solid Christian environment, we pride ourselves with the ability to provide instruction in a wide variety of media depending on the interest of each student.

Prepare for the future

Waynesburg University's Art Program provides our students with a solid exhibition record putting their work into campus art exhibits and the potential to exhibit in local art venues.  We prepare our students for their future employment in the Arts by offering a variety of art events that our students help to manage and organize.

Develop skills in advanced facilities

The Waynesburg University Fine Arts Department offers an advanced resource lab, helping you create in visual expression, graphic design, computer imaging, and technical illustration.

Gain experience and perspective

You will graduate with a robust portfolio of work and exhibition experience, having displayed your art in the campus’ Benedum Fine Arts Gallery, our space for artwork by students, faculty, and professional artists.

Add an Art minor to your academic plan

If you have an appreciation for art and wish to grow your skills, an Art minor can be a perfect compliment to many academic majors.

Academic Catalog

Need to find a course description or review your degree requirements? View the current online catalog at the link below.

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