Students learn through practical experience how to use the tools, mediums, and techniques of artists. The minor introduces students to the practice of visual arts and prepares them for further art study. Students are encouraged to develop personal statements within their work while they produce projects that range from creating paintings to ceramics.
Students will be introduced to the techniques, ideas, and vocabularies of producing a finished piece of artwork. Studio classes are intended to develop personal skills and artistic expression. Student will demonstrate and create, through original ideas, artwork in both two- and three-dimensional media. Art minors will also examine the history of techniques, styles, and artists associated with a particular movement.