Painting is designed for the student who desires to nurture and grow the artist within while preparing for a professional career– a degree designed for true artists.

Painting students develop new ways and methods to create, working on canvas, fabric, and wood. From oils, chalk, acrylics, watercolors and other mediums with various brushes and tools, airbrushes and even bare hands.

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Art Scholarship

We encourage every student to apply for a Freshman Art Scholarship. Get rewarded for your talent!

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Gallery Space on Campus

Students design and deliver their own art shows, professionally lighted and displayed, in the lobby of Strickler Planetarium and the Brandenburg Art Gallery. The Victorian House Art Gallery regularly features exhibits from visiting artists and is open to Olivet students and the community.

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