Programs of Study in Art

Majors:

  • Art
  • Digital Art

Minor:

  • Art

The programs of study in Art are part of the Department of Fine Arts.

Course requirements and descriptions can be found in the Huntingdon College Catalog.

Draw on Your Talents

Black History Month art exhibit

Folk artist Yvonne Wells

Work 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 your career or graduate school choices. At Huntingdon, small classes mean that you will know and be known. A broad-based liberal arts curriculum supports your study in art and prepares you to follow nearly any career path upon graduation.

Why Huntingdon?

  • Explore a variety of media.
  • Learn by doing in internships for art galleries, businesses, organizations, broadcast media, or graphic design firms.
  • Travel and study during your senior year through the Huntingdon Plan, which also includes a laptop computer and books and information resources provided within regular costs.
  • Deepen your studies through the Hobbs Honors Program.
  • Display your work in the Seay Twins Art Gallery.
  • Complete a Senior Capstone project: a series of work and an exhibition in your area of concentration.
  • Learn from others through student and guest artist shows and demonstrations.
  • Combine the Art major with a second major and explore multiple interests.
  • Gain a broad understanding and sharpen your critical thinking skills through a strong liberal arts core curriculum.
  • Specialize in your area of artistic interest, such as:
    • Art History
    • Ceramics
    • Design
    • Digital Art
    • Drawing
    • Graphic Design
    • 2-Dimensional Design
    • Painting
    • Photography
    • Printmaking
    • Sculpture

painting demonstration

Guest artist Barbara Davis

Faculty Contact

Alumni

Personal attention from your faculty adviser and assistance from the Huntingdon Center for Career and Vocation will support your career search and your steps after Huntingdon. 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 Huntingdon 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.

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