Our art programs are designed to provide a basis for further studies in preparation for a career as an art educator, art historian, art therapist, display artist, illustrator, interior decorator, layout artist, museum guide, stage designer, or visual artist, as well as related careers in communications and media. Art students and faculty actively assist non-profit organizations.
As an art major, you are also encouraged to take advantage of a variety of opportunities:
- Engaging in extra-curricular activities through student organizations such as Orbis Ars and the Pre-Art Therapy Association
- Participating in the annual Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak Lecture Series
- Submitting artwork for the Tau Literary & Visual Journal
- Sharing work in the Annual Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition
- Working with visiting artists
- Honing your art skills as a Lourdes student at the Student Art Centers International (SACI), in Florence, Italy
- Competing for Art Department Scholarship
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Art students can choose from a variety of student organizations, submit artwork for the Tau Literary & Visual Art Hournal, and are enouraged to consider our Study Abroad options. The Lourdes University Department of Art also offers a summer art camp for children and teens.
Student Spotlight: Nathan Ceglio
Art major with Pre-Art Therapy concentration
Some would say that Toledo native Nathan Ceglio is a walking contradiction. At any given moment one can find him wading through the African terrain in military gear, or sketching with charcoal in a fine arts class. Read Nathan's Story