Art at the University of Lynchburg
At the University of Lynchburg we believe that creating art is an expansive process. Art and design are powerful tools that can be used to reflect and make an impact on our society. As an art major, you’ll experience one-on-one learning with faculty in a top-notch studio or lab setting to develop a rich understanding of traditional art applications, art history, design practice, and visual communication.
Student artist-designers at the University of Lynchburg learn to be creative practitioners and image makers who bring form to emotions and ideas through the exploration of medium, storytelling, and composition.
We offer a major (BA) in art (graphic design, studio, or art therapy), and minors in art history, graphic design, digital media arts, studio art, and web design and development. Double major in Education and Art for Teacher Licensure K-12 certification.
Learn the art of visual communication, including composition, typography, illustration, photography, and how to combine elements to create a cohesive body of work.
Become well versed in art history, and learn concepts of composition. Express yourself through a variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography.
Potential Career Paths
The art major prepares you for a job or graduate school in areas like:
- Web designer
- Web developer
- Art director
- Creative director
- Multimedia artist
- Marketing specialist
- Visual artist
- Package designer
- Product designer
- Photo editor/Photoshop artist
- Brand identity designer
- Production manager
- Director of advertising
- Book designer
- Film and video editor
- Game designer
- Typeface designer
- Communications specialist
- Social media and marketing manager