The mission of the Visual Arts program is to prepare competent professionals in the visual arts. Specifically, the program assists in the development of sensitive and perceptive arts professionals who are aware of the growing interdependence of all the arts disciplines, preparing graduates with competence and understanding of practical and theoretical aspects of the visual arts; and acquaint students with the professional demands of careers in the arts.

DEGREES OFFERED

Bachelor of Arts

REQUIREMENTS

Visual Arts candidates must obtain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 in the fundamental art courses (ART 100 and ART 101).

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Careers in Art

THINKING ABOUT ART CAREERS

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Logo/Branding Designer

Signage Designer

Magazine Layout

Book/eBook Designer

Package Designer

Typographer

Surface Design

Marketing/Advertising Designer

SPACE

Architect

Set Designer

Interior Designer

Landscape Designer

Exhibition Designer

Merchandise Display

FASHION/TEXTILES

Accessory Designer Shoes/Bags/Hats

Fashion Merchandising

Pattern Maker

Costume Designer

Fabric/Textile Designer

Tailor/Dressmaker

Fashion Photography

Fashion Illustration

EDUCATION/ADMINISTRATION

Art Teacher

Art Programmer

Art Center Director Art Therapist

Art Agent

Gallery Owner

PHOTOGRAPHY

Aerial/Drone Photographer

Photo Journalist

Food Photographer

Portrait Photographer

Wedding Photographer

Advertising Photographer

Underwater Photographer

DIGITAL/MULTI-MEDIA

Animator

Game Designer

Web Designer

Film Editor

Special Effects Designer

Graphic Fabricator

FINE ART

Illustrator

Photographer

Multi-media Artist

Painter

Sculptor

Ceramic Artist

Printmaker

Public Artist

Tattoo Artist

Installation Artist

INTERNSHIPS

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FACULTY

Virginia Tyler

Virginia Tyler

Associate Professor
vltyler@curacaogallery.com
919.516.4027

Michael Bissinger

Michael Bissinger

Assistant Professor
mbissinger@curacaogallery.com
919.516.4026