As the world becomes more hectic and confused, people need to "stop and smell the roses." Art, and a person's self-expression, are ways to ease tension and strain. In addition to personal satisfaction, art is an important business, whether the artist works for himself or a commercial firm.
EXPRESSION. HISTORY. APPRECIATION.
Students will leave the program with a comprehensive portfolio of work and a thorough understanding of the formal elements of art. The Associates of Arts degree from Cowley College offers an introduction to various artistic media. Drawing, design, painting, sculpture, and ceramics are courses that illustrate artistic diversity to students. Art students have the flexibility to focus on one specialty or to explore a variety of media and techniques. All courses build on the fundamentals of design and promote excellence in craft. The program offers many opportunities to be involved in public art projects and to show their work in area art exhibits.