Visual Arts

Go to Arts & Culture CEWD courses at Minneapolis College
  • Minneapolis College offers top-notch facilities.
  • The college’s Minneapolis location provides access to the downtown cultural community, along with major museums and organizations such as the Walker Art center, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Northern Clay Center, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Intermedia Arts and more.
  • The program’s faculty members are all practicing artists and experienced instructors.
  • Numerous courses are transferable to four-year college and university programs.
  • You will leave the program with a portfolio of your work that you can use for the next stage of your career.

Program Description

The Associate of Fine Arts in Visual Arts is a program where can explore artistic works and creative thinking, and offers you an opportunity to think seriously about a career in visual art making. The degree will give you a diverse visual art background culminating in a final art exhibit highlighting each student’s achievement.

Program Details

Outcomes

Occupational Outlook

Employment of artists and related workers is expected to grow 12 percent through 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Though competition is intense, there are studios, galleries and clients always looking for artists, as well as commercial work for multimedia artists and animators. A degree in Visual Arts gives you an edge up in this exciting and creative field.

Potential Job Titles

  • Graphic designer
  • Advertising art director
  • Illustrator
  • Photographer
  • Educator
  • Technical illustrator
  • Handcrafter
  • Stylist
  • Web designer
  • Art historian
  • Commercial or residential interior designer
  • Fashion designer
  • Practicing studio artist
  • Art critic

Where You Could Work

  • Advertising agencies
  • Corporations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Education institutions
  • Galleries and museums
  • Self employed