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Ignite your inner artist and start your career with a degree from the nation’s premier center for the visual arts at Marshall University!

Marshall’s art program features:

  • Creative ceramics classes develop your skills and use your works to benefit those in need.
  • Small fibers classes that give you plenty of face time with faculty.
  • Hands-on instruction in the most up-to-date graphic design technologies, including animation and new media.
  • Build your foundation by studying the past and present of art history, while creating your own future.
  • From landscape to life, oils to watercolor, we’ll help you find the painting approach that’s right for you.
  • Courses to help you focus your goals, from 35mm to digital photography and beyond, in our one-of-a-kind darkroom.
  • Photogravure, etching, relief, laser engraving and screen printing examples, working with established contemporary artists and master printers in our printmaking major.
  • The chance to push the boundaries of drawing in its expanded definition while experimenting with alternative media and materials in our sculpture major.
  • Or explore emerging fields by designing your own program with the Studio Art BFA.

Additionally, we offer classes to help get you certified to teach art education.

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    Marshall University
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    One John Marshall Drive
    Huntington, WV 25755

    Email: art@marshall.edu

    Phone: 304-696-6760

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