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 in their community and nationwide, with the opportunity to engage in extra-curricular activities through student organizations such as Orbis Ars (world of art) and the Pre-Art Therapy Association.

Who Knew? Arts Education Fuels the Economy

National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released preliminary estimates that show arts education generates an impressive boost to the U.S. economy... Read the full story

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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.

Nathan CeglioStudent 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


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