Department of Art & Design



A fine arts approach to visual communication.

Develop your artistic skills and acquire a strong foundation for graduate studies, a career in the field of art, and for a life-long pursuit of art.

At the Department of Art and Design at Lewis University, you will develop your visual communication skills in core disciplines of art and gain knowledge of art principles, concepts and methodologies. Work closely with talented faculty and your peers in well-equipped studios, practicing techniques, developing analytical and evaluative skills, and preparing materials for your portfolio.

Choose from the following five programs of study:

Computer Graphic Design, B.A.
Develop your fine art skills while preparing for the responsibilities of the working graphic designer.

General Studio Art, B.A.
Lewis' General Studio Art degree offers a broad course of study - placing a strong emphasis on self expression and artistic exploration.

Illustration, B.A.
Embrace the technical training required for a successful career as a commercial illustrator.

Drawing, B.A.
Develop a deep foundation in visual language while learning to perceive and articulate what is seen more deeply and expressively.

Painting, B.A.
Experiment in self-expression while becoming fluent in the fundamental techniques of painting.