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Art and Digital Art

Ceramics class

Ceramics class

Majors:

  • Art
  • Digital Art

Minor:

  • Art

Major requirements and course descriptions are outlined in the Huntingdon College Catalog.

The programs of study in Art are part of the Department of Music and Art, School of Arts and Humanities.

Draw on Your Talents

Guest artist Barbara Davis

Guest artist Barbara Davis

As an Art major at Huntingdon, you have the freedom to explore a wide range of subjects and perspectives in the College’s liberal arts core curriculum; to gain experience in a variety of media; and to specialize in the area of media or study that interests you most. At Huntingdon, you may take courses or specialize in:

  • Art History
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Digital Art
  • Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • 2D Design
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

As a Digital Art major you will take courses in two- and three-dimensional design, drawing, and art history, as well as courses in graphic design, illustration, and photography.

Every Art and Digital Art major completes a Senior Capstone project: the development of a series of work and an exhibition in your chosen area(s) of concentration

Art at Huntingdon

Illustration, Ivan BushWork one-on-one with faculty who are professional artists and whose passion is teaching—faculty who will encourage you toward success while at Huntingdon and in the career or graduate school choices you make as your next step.  Why Huntingdon?  Here, you can:

  • Explore a variety of media.
  • Learn by doing in internships for art galleries or graphic design firms.
  • Travel and study during your junior or senior year.
  • Deepen your studies through the Hobbs Honors Program.
  • Display your work in the Seay Twins Art Gallery.
  • Learn from others through student and guest artist shows.
  • Combine the Art major with a second major and explore multiple interests.
  • Be known in small classes that allow for direct study with faculty and for specialized media interests
  • Gain a broad understanding and sharpen your critical thinking skills through a strong liberal arts core curriculum.

Facilities

Huntingdon’s Pratt Hall houses a majority of the College’s art classes. In 2007, Huntingdon renovated and re-named the Seay Twins Art Gallery on the Green, which houses shows of students’ and guest artists’ work.

Faculty Contact

Alumni

Dominik PlatenPersonal attention leads to excellent placement rates into graduate programs in the visual arts for Huntingdon graduates.  Besides entering careers as professional artists in a wide variety of media, Huntingdon art alumni are known in the fields of graphic design, jewelry design, illustration, teaching, photography, art therapy, art history and museum work, art appraisal, film, television, and theater. Because your art education is based on a broad liberal arts core, you will be able to think more broadly and to see a number of possibilities for applying your talents to the professional paths you choose.