Department of Art, Communication & Theatre
Welcome to the Art Department at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Since you are visiting this website you may be considering Art as a college major.
We are excited to announce that our bachelor of arts (BA) in Art Education is back! We also offer bachelor of fine arts (BFA) degrees in Graphic Design, Two-Dimensional Studio, Three-Dimensional Studio, and a master of education (MEd) degree program in Art Education.
Our department has qualified faculty members with national as well as international recognition. Having accepted grants and awards from the Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma Humanities Council, having the Director of The Visiting Artists Program as one of our faculty, as well as sponsoring K-12 camps and activities through the Weatherford Arts Council, our faculty and staff has lots of experience and passion for art, teaching both traditional and contemporary art styles to students. The SWOSU Art Department also has a wide variety of opportunities to offer its students with an active Art Club who has taken field trips to galleries and museums as well as attended the national conference for the College Arts Association and National Design Conference on trips to New York City and Dallas. We also offer an in-department Graphic Design Studio internship as well as other internships in the community and region. Our students have the chance to exhibit their work in our gallery and also show their artwork for their Senior Exhibitions. We bring in a variety of artists from all over the region as well as internationally as our gallery hosts ever-changing exhibits.
All of our faculty would love to visit with you as well as assist you with any additional information you need. We hope you enjoy your visit and find the information you are seeking.