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Art is transformative. It advances local and global conversations, highlights new perspectives, and brings forth a vision for the future. It creatively expresses the human experience and propels us forward.
At Lipscomb, you will learn the skills to produce art that is intelligent, visually impactful and emotionally powerful. Our unique, spiritually led experience in the visual arts will develop you personally and professionally to make a difference in the field. Engage in the process of perception and practice, and find and develop your distinct visual language.
Whether you want to be a studio artist, graphic designer, curator or art teacher, we provide a set of diverse programs for you to explore and pursue your calling. Be led by a faculty of experienced practicing artists, gain access to museums, galleries, design firms and studios that make up Nashville’s vibrant art scene, and take advantage of opportunities to travel across the country and world to be part of exhibitions, shows and trips. Cultivate your talents, passions and heart for creating change in the world through the visual arts.
Intertwine your passions for art and healing. In our art therapy program, you’ll develop a strong foundation in all artistic mediums and apply these principles in a robust set of psychology courses and, eventually, in real-time situations. This program is made up of 51 course hours of art and 18 course hours in psychology.Learn More
Learn all about graphic design from proper package design and display to web and app development, all while using state-of-the-art software. All of our faculty have been working in the field for over a decade. Take one of two tracks: the B.A. or the more intensive BFA.Learn More
While in our Studio Art program you will be given a wide berth to explore your creativity and potential. You will engage in mediums like painting, drawing, sculpture, videography, and printmaking. You will learn from a faculty with a wealth of experience in a variety of media and have exhibited both nationally and internationally. The program includes an option of two tracks, a B.A. or the more intensive B.F.ALearn More
Learn how to support the arts through business. If you have a passion for being involved in the arts, but aren’t interested in being an artist per say, this program will allow you to lift up artists and their artwork to make a difference around the world. It is made up of 51 course hours of studio art and 18 course hours of business.Learn More
Teach visual art at both the primary and secondary school levels and inspire the next generation of artists. In partnership with the College of Education, this program will encourage you to take on a studio practice as you are preparing to teach.Learn More
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