Department of Art
EU animation programs ranked among nation’s best
EU’s distinguished undergraduate animation program has again been ranked among the very best in the country by a leading source for information about careers in the field.
‘A Divine Appointment’
MacArthur ‘genius grant’ recipient Latoya Ruby Frazier credits her EU mentor with vital contributions to her life and art.
EU Fine Arts Programs
We offer a broad range of studies in the visual arts, both undergraduate and graduate.
Alumnus Josh Earl earns fifth Emmy Award.
Art Department Scholarships
Scholarships recognize student work and support continued study. Check them out!
The Art Department is a large, dynamic community of artists. We offer a broad range of studies in the visual arts, both undergraduate and graduate. We value and encourage interdisciplinary study, and we nurture creative expression in a wide variety of media. No matter what you choose as a major, you will be able to explore many other complementary art making opportunities.
Our faculty members are highly educated, professionally accomplished, and devoted to the success of their students. No matter what discipline you study, you will be taught by specialists. Our students’ work is award winning and we have numerous successful alumni. We are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, and our programs meet the same rigorous standards as the finest art programs in the nation.
All of our undergraduate students take a comprehensive series of foundations courses to prepare them for study in their majors. There is no portfolio review for undergraduate admission, so regardless of your previous preparation, if you have the desire to study the arts, we will provide the basis for success.
It is an exciting environment. We have a great variety of student organizations, many visiting artists and speakers, and two galleries with regular exhibitions. It is also a warm, welcoming, and supportive place to study and live. There is room here for everybody with an interest in the arts.
Read success stories from alumni making the most of their Edinboro experience.