Enriching Life Through Art

The William Carey Department of Art offers a framework of courses, focused study, internships, and exhibition experiences, designed to guide you toward achieving excellence in your creative pursuits. Alumni are doing well in teaching, in working studios, and graphic design businesses.

Creating Tomorrow's
Masterpieces Today


  • Featuring 20-25 art majors, we offer a friendly community of students working as artists and designers.
  • Boasting an 8:1 Student to Faculty ratio, we give students the opportunity to work closely with experienced faculty members who are trained artists in the field.
  • Containing class sizes of 10 students or less on average, we ensure students have access to personalized instruction and feedback in an intimate, supportive environment.
  • Here’s what else we offer: A range of degrees, including BFA in Graphic Design, Painting, Drawing, Ceramics, or combined studio. The combined studio means students can study two studio emphasis areas, either graphics & painting or ceramics & painting. We also offer a BA in Art (a great opportunity for double majors).
  • We also provide an array of financial assistance, highlighted by the Art Talent Scholarship, with an Average award of $6,800. To receive an art talent scholarship, students should email their digital portfolio to art@wmcarey.edu
  • For even better financial assistance opportunities, the Art Talent Scholarships can now be combined with academic scholarships.
  • Additionally, the Annual Fall & Spring High School Art Showcase Exhibitions include scholarship amounts of up to $1,000 in tandem with our regular talent scholarship. Please email: art@wmcarey.edu for more details.

Unleash Your Creativity

Embark on a transformative journey with William Carey University's Art Program. Unlock your potential, refine your skills, and shape the future of art. Contact us today to begin your artistic adventure.