Originality. Problem solving. Deep thinking. Discipline. The habits and skills you develop in the visual arts can be applied to many career paths. Wheaton’s visual art major will provide you expert instruction, sunny studios, state-of-the-art spaces, and the right tools and equipment—and you’ll bring the inspiration and creativity. See what comes to life as you learn techniques in design, drawing, filmmaking, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Art blends well with many disciplines, making this an excellent minor or second major.
For any questions regarding Visual Art, please contact the Visual Art Chair, Kelly Goff.
- Visual Art Major Major
- Visual Art Minor Minor
93% of Visual Art majors from the past five years have found employment, attended graduate school or achieved a fellowship or service opportunity within six months of graduation *
Sample First Jobs
Production Assistant, Artforms Inc.
Cultural Liaison and Visual Marketing Strategist, campusSIMS
Creative Assistant Intern, Hartford Prints!
Sample Graduate Schools
Carnegie Mellon University
Rhode Island School of Design
*outcomes data is based on a knowledge rate of 57% for the classes of 2014-2018
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