This major is designed for the student who has the desire and drive to excel as an independent artist or candidate to a graduate program in art following undergraduate work.
The Studio Art major provides students with experience in a variety of media, including painting, ceramics, drawing, photography, printmaking and design, as well has art history. An internship or career application is also required.
The Iowa Wesleyan College art program:
promotes understanding, appreciation and interest in the visual arts through a supportive community that encourages experiential learning, personal investigation and insight into the creative process;
provides basic general instruction in visual arts activities including design, visual communications, drawing, painting, printmaking and ceramics, and
exposes students to current application and theory in visual arts while providing a forum for analysis and synthesis of individual artistic expression.