Art Transfer

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Rigorously studying the fundamentals of art.
As the world becomes more hectic and confused, people need to "stop and smell the roses." Art, and a person's self-expression, are ways to ease tension and strain. In addition to personal satisfaction, art is an important business, whether the artist works for himself or a commercial firm.


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Cowley College offers two associate degrees in art that introduce students to a variety of artistic media like drawing, painting, and sculpture. Through courses focused on the fundamentals of design, students can gain a better understanding of art and craftsmanship.

Art students at Cowley College have the option to specialize in one particular area or experiment with a variety of media and techniques. Plus, our program provides many opportunities to take part in public art projects and show your work in art exhibits. Come explore your creative side with us!

Program Options:

AA Degree

AFA Degree

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Meet Your Faculty & Staff

Faculty - Chair - Visual & Performing Arts Department
Faculty - Drawing, Foundation Design & Lead Art Appreciation
Academic Department Specialist, Visual & Performing Arts

Recent News

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May 02, 2024
Cowley organized an exciting evening Tuesday night to spotlight the arts programs and honor our talented students.
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April 15, 2024
There will be an exciting lineup of Cowley Arts programs in the Brown Center on Tuesday, April 30th.
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May 24, 2023
The Director of Theatre, Nick Albrecht, is excited to announce the inaugural season of Summer Theatre at Cowley College.
High School students take part in Art & Design Prodigy Awards
November 10, 2022
A total of 64 students from six high schools participated in the Art and Design Prodigy Awards held Wednesday at Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City.