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The Art-Studio Program offers beginning and intermediate courses that provide students with the knowledge and experience needed for a broad understanding of the visual arts.

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For beginning students, the curricula offer drawing and composition, two-dimensional and three-dimensional design, and art history. After completing the four core courses in studio art, students may then advance to intermediate courses and complete their major by concentrating their course work in one of the studio art discipline options.

Career opportunities include: exhibiting artist, art teacher, graphic designer, artist/photographer, art illustrator, art technician, commercial artist, and other professions in creative endeavor. Career opportunities are also available in galleries, museums, and art organizations.


Video above produced by Denise Gallant’s DM 35 Intermediate Video Production Class:
Denise Gallant - Instructor/Final Edit, Peggy Seltz - Edit/Camera, Margaret Murray - Edit/Camera, Suzanna Whittpenn - Edit/Camera, Alia Outrey - Edit/Camera, Kimberly Parrish - Camera, Sabrina Clem - Camera DM 34, Christopher Teague - Camera DM 34.

Contact Information
Art Studio Department

Claire Thorson


Claire Thorson
831 477-3700, x1244

Location: VAPA 3014
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