Art Department Mission

The Franklin College Department of Art provides individual attention to students and ensures their personal and professional growth.

In the Franklin College Art Program, you will work closely with professors who are experts in their field and willing to be mentors, inside and outside the classroom, supporting your growth as an art professional and help you meet your goals and dreams.

Student-Learning Outcomes

The art program focuses on developing studio skills, including ceramics, graphic design, painting, and digital fine art photography, while simultaneously developing students’ understanding of the significant achievements in art history.

Through engaging courses and practical experiences, our students will:

  • acquire and utilize the skills and vocabulary of visual communication
  • identify, analyze, critically evaluate, and create solutions to visual challenges
  • identify stylistic and thematic characteristics and meanings of significant artists and art historical periods