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Department of Art & Design

The Department of Art & Design inspires students to create visual arts within a Christian context, with the goal of preparing students for professions in their field. Strong emphasis is placed upon critical thinking, research, and study of the broad visual arts industry.

About the Department

As artists, we reflect the creativity that God Himself possesses. We prepare our student artists with an understanding of art history, technology, and creative problem solving in addition to the philosophy and hands-on technique required to excel in a broad range of visual arts careers.

Majors and Programs

The Department of Art and Design offers the following degrees: Animation & Illustration, Art, and Graphic Design. These degrees and programs prepare you for careers working in art studios, technical production, exhibits, and more.


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Art & Design Events

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Explore your passion for beauty in all of God’s creation with Christian professors who are award-winning artists themselves.

Department of Art & Design

Totino Fine Arts Center, F3380
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55113

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