Art

Creative Degrees for Creative People

Explore our flexible degree programs for a future-forward career as a creative professional.

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Join a community who believes that creative expression is the foundation for learning.

Harness your skills and discover your creative potential with training from dedicated faculty. Learn through experience in new state-of-the-art facilities. Graduate with the knowledge to succeed in a variety of art-related careers, such as studio artist, graphic designer, educator, photographer, business leader, curator, and historian. We welcome you to our program.

DegreesUWG's art degrees are offered exclusively at the Carrollton Campus.

B. F. A.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art

Choose a concentration: Animation, Art Education, Ceramics, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, or Ceramics

minor

Minor in Art

Choose to minor in Studio Art or Art History

certificate

Certificate in Arts Management

A 15-hour stand-alone program that introduces the "business" of creative work

Cert.

Post-Baccalaureate Initial Certification in Art

Earn a certification to teach art

Scholarships

scholarships

Art offers a wide range of scholarships, specifically for incoming admitted freshmen and continuing art students. Learn what scholarships are available and how to apply.

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UWG Admissions hosts events throughout the year, such as academic showcase and scholarship day, for interested students to visit campus and learn more about our degree options and scholarship opportunities. Art hosts the popular Art Throwdown each spring, when we welcome regional high school students to campus to participate in numerous fun 2-D and 3-D competitions.

Questions? Contact: art@westga.edu

Student Links

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Exhibitions and Events

Studio Practice: UWG Faculty Exhibition

black and white photo of a train by John Morris

Studio Practice: UWG Faculty Exhibition

July 18 - August 22, 2024
Closing Reception: Thursday, August 22, 5-7 p.m.

The Carrollton Center for the Arts

Studio Practice presents diverse works celebrating the creative research of UWG Art faculty, whose scholarship and teaching are founded in their studio art making practice.

Featured: John Morris, Project Command D - Redacted (Classified Technology), archival inkjet print, 2024 

Land Your Dream JobLand Your Dream Job

Student creating a woodblock print at UWG

Land Your Dream Job

UWG art degrees prepare students to be leaders and entrepreneurs in visual storytelling. Our graduates are consistently nominated for prestigious awards and sought after for creative jobs in:

  • Major corporations and small businesses
  • P-12 and college-level education
  • Museums and galleries

Unmatched CoursesUnmatched Courses

Mr. Emerson next to his painting

Unmatched Courses

"My art professors influenced me by constantly pushing me to bring more creativity to my pieces. They encouraged me by allowing me free rein within my art and by exposing me to different media."

-Darius Emerson