As a young child living in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Cassan learned artistic techniques by watching her father draw. Her elementary school teacher told her she had a gift for art, but Cassan never truly took art seriously until high school.
Read Cassan's Story
The Art program is designed to develop the creativity and artistic skill in each student. Our classes are geared to train students in artistic innovation, practical studio arts, and creative technologies – all of which are essential for today's imaginative world. With an available minor in graphic design and access to the Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery on campus, both inspiration and practicality are in strong supply.
1. A focus on creative, conceptual, technical, looking and visual communication skills
2. Students are encouraged to make art in many different styles and materials
3. Professors are practicing and exhibiting artists, curators, writers and/or art historians
4. A dedicated computer lab tailored for image and multimedia manipulation
"I feel as if I am being prepared for the real world. I am growing personally and professionally with the confidence to branch out and try new mediums in art."
– Cristina Mendoza, '16
Chairperson - Art, Dance, and Music
Professor of Art
Director of the Maloney Art Gallery
Annunciation Center 202