Department of Visual Arts

Are you looking for ... ?

  • Small classes
  • State of the art facilities
  • Engaged professional faculty
  • Community-focused environment
  • Relationship-based teaching
  • Creative innovative flexible curriculum
  • Practical and conceptual skill development
  • Professional internship and studio opportunities

We Have ...

Spacious renovated studios including 2 dedicated electronic media labs.

** A newly updated concentration in Digital Media Arts. **

 The Art Department encourages students to explore their creative potential. The experienced faculty are practicing professional artists with the highest degree in their teaching areas. They are committed, engaged educators who have designed a flexible and practical curriculum for the contemporary student.

A solid Foundations Program leads students to more advanced conceptual and technical development.  

Our courses and degrees prepare students for a variety of vocations including work in the fields of; Graphic Design, Digital Media Art, Photography, Studio Art, and Graduate Education.

Internship possibilities in the Rochester area are numerous and allow the student to build an impressive academic and professional resume.

We seek ...

Students with a strong interest in Visual Art and Design who want to engage with others in a nurturing atmosphere that focuses on creative problem-solving that allows their artistic voice to emerge.


Carpenter Hall - 3238

(585) 594-6120