Fostering creativity in a liberal arts setting, the department of Art, Art History and Design offers students flexible, customizable paths to visual innovation alongside critical thinking. Art, Art History and Design students graduate equipped with essential 21st-century visual literacy and interpretive skills. They emerge positioned to lead in a future that will prize the ability to adapt, question the status quo and rethink themselves in relationship to the world.
Starting in Fall 2023, our Art History and Visual Art degrees will be part of the new Art and Visual Culture Studies BA.
Director of Arts Programming
A rigorous program of critical studies in visual arts and cultures, grounded in historical, social and political context.
An intensive program in functional design, building on traditional essentials to developing cutting-edge concepts in visual applications and design thinking.
A comprehensive analog and digital program in co-operation with the Photographic Center Northwest.
A flexible program of diverse creative practices fostering student innovation, self-direction and professional engagement.
Fine Art Graduates