Art & Design Concentrations

Opportunities for a Murray State Art & Design Student 

  • Full-time faculty members offering individual attention 
  • 24-7 access to studios
  • Exhibition of artworks in galleries  
  • Membership in the Organization of Murray Art Students, the Kentucky Art Education Association, and Ads Club  
  • Study abroad earning college credit  
  • Pre-professional experiences prior to graduation
  • Achieveing distinction in regional and national shows
  • Art workshops
  • Receiveing professional training through the university work study program
  • When possible, internships at local or regional Art & Design related businesses
  • Working with the student newspaper, the yearbook, WKMS-FM, gallery assistant, or as a resident advisor or summer counselor 

Careers in Art & Design

Students who earn degrees in art may go on to the following careers: teacher, professional artist, graphic designer, architect, gallery professional, museum professional, commercial photographer, arts administrator, independent curator, art therapist, Illustrator, museum curator, user interface designer, photo editor, photojournalist, portrait photographer, web page designer, sketch artist, art appraiser, art critic or art consultant.

View a list of careers that Murray State Graduates hold

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