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Department of Art

Develop a broad education in the visual arts or art history, while exploring career opportunities as a visual communication designer, jewelry designer and so much more.

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About art at K-State

The mission of the Department of Art includes professional and public service contributions. The expertise unique to the professional artist, designer, and teacher serves varied clientele, agencies, and associations in the community, state, and across the nation.

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K-State now offers three options for art minors. Pair Studio Art, Visual Communication Design, or Art History with another major.

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The Art department offers a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts, both offering a variety of degree options.

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The Master of Fine Arts degree is the highest level of focus and professional competency in the visual arts.


Mark A. Chapman Gallery

Visit the gallery to view undergraduate and graduate student exhibitions, as well as an active visiting artist lecture program.