Studio Art

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) program in the Department of Art and Digital Media allows students to create their own degree by working with an advisor to create a program of study that best fits their desires.

Instead of a prescribed concentration, students can elect to put together a series of courses that can span all concentrations. This can create better job skills for the career of the students' choice and it can give students exactly what they're needing for the future. 

As the current market looks for people that are skilled in various areas of study, this option may be exactly what students are desiring, but can't find at other universities. The Department of Art and Digital Media meets the needs of students and their future goals, which is why studio art was created.


Drawing & Painting

Courses include: Introduction to Painting, Advanced Figure Studies, Printmaking, Beginning Watercolor, Conceptual Practices in Painting, and Visual Storytelling


Courses include: Introduction to Photography, Documentary & Advanced Photography, Basic Darkroom Techniques, Studio Lighting & Illustration, Photographic Print, and Photoshop

graphic design

Courses include: Introduction to Graphics, Photoshop, Typography, Package Design, Advertising & Publication, Web Design, and Motion Graphics & Animation

media arts

Courses include: Introduction to Media Arts, 3D Graphics & Animation, Programming for Artists, Concept Art for Gaming & Animation, Game & VR Development, and Video Design


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Art Exhibitions

The Victorian House Art Gallery regularly features exhibits from visiting artists and is open to Olivet students and the community. Additionally, seniors in the department design and deliver their own art shows, which are professionally lighted and displayed around campus.

Olivet Art Exhibitions

Possible Careers After Graduation

  • Advertising designer
  • Animator
  • Book illustrator
  • Digital illustrator
  • Layout designer
  • Museum curator
  • Photographer
  • Web designer

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