of the Art Program is to provide students with the opportunity to
develop the skills and knowledge leading toward deeper appreciation
of the visual arts, individualized expression, and professional
Art courses satisfy General Education
requirements in the Fine Arts, foster outcomes in critical thinking
skills, integrated knowledge, global awareness, and visual
communications. Along with emphasis areas in contemporary digital
applications and studio practice, students are afforded
opportunities with complementary curriculums in Media Studies and
- Art Majors Exhibit; students majoring in art with studio
emphasis enjoy the opportunity to exhibit their art work as a
component of the capstone course, Art Majors Seminar.
- Internship; art majors meeting the requirements of the Digital
Art track emphasis area prepare for real world experiences through
on site internship opportunities.
- Lucrectia Begley Gallery; located in the Slider
Humanities Building, the gallery features a diverse range of art
exhibits by local, regional and national artists, as well as
student work, to enrich college and community interaction.
- In addition, art program faculty members are actively involved
in their fields through exhibits, commissions, grants, and are
dedicated to teaching effectiveness. Students are encouraged to
participate in extra-curricular art activities and travel
Why choose Art?
In a rapidly changing world of technological advances, social
interactions, and identity, certain sensibilities remain essential.
Cultivating a deeper understanding of the contexts, meanings, and
practices of art within a liberal arts education enables meaningful
career tracks, artistic endeavors, and valuable perspectives
beneficial for life-long learning. Through art one has the chance
to participate in a larger dialogue both personal and universal,
whether for individualized creative expression or deeper
appreciation of a natural and necessary part of the human
"The Lindsey Wilson College Art Department gave me the tools and
knowledge to take what I wanted to do and push it to its limits; to
open up new horizons and explore new technologies. The art
department gave me an experience that will continue to aid me in
almost everything I do after college." Joseph Meza 2015
"Unlike many other art programs, at Lindsey the professors
develop a close teacher-student relationship with each of their
students." Isaac Coty 2015