Art and design have permeated human experience for thousands of years. The fine artist
and the designer both require knowledge of the same visual principles. An art major
is trained in visual perception, design principles and manual skills necessary for personal
expression or a commercial career in various art media.
The graduate of the AA program in art will:
Participate in a variety of visual arts through the application of developed skills
in visual perception, analysis, design principles and technical abilities and demonstrate
these in a portfolio work.
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Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed on Fridays during the summer
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"The academy has shown me a lot more than I even suspected. It's showed me the physical demands that you need to reach and the instructors push you over the limits just so that when go to do the real thing you can achieve that. You'll push yourself and eventually reach the limits that you thought you were never capable of. You get really hands-on with all your crew and working with each of the instructors. The most valuable thing that I've learned in the academy is learning to work to your own level of excellence. Being at the college has been a great experience."
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