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As a Brevard Art student you will acquire the skills and knowledge to paint, sculpt, photograph, and design. Brevard’s dedicated faculty, excellent facilities, experiential curriculum, and the unmatched scenery of the southern Appalachian mountains will push you to your creative¬†potential and beyond.

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  • Highly Engaged Faculty
  • Sims Art Building & Sims Art Gallery
  • Protected Persona
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Students often choose to pair their Art Degree with a K-12 Art Teacher Licensure. Minors in Art and Art History are also available.

Majors, Minors, & Concentrations

Art majors receive a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art, with a required concentration in one of the following areas:

  • Photography - utilizes traditional (wet) and digital
  • Painting - portraiture to abstraction, traditional to alternative mediums
  • Sculpture - steel, clay, wool, stone, and more
  • Graphic Design - internships, practicums, portfolio prep
  • Art History - peer teaching and student research
Experiential Opportunities
  • Learn from and work with faculty who are active artists.
  • Visit museums, galleries, and other art venues.
  • No matter your concentration, your training with be hands-on and project-based. Here are some examples:
    Sculpture: steel fabrication and welding, iron pours, wood carving
    Photography: black and white processing, digital media
    Graphic Design: typography, illustration, branding, posters
    Life Drawing: live models, gesture, skeleton and muscle studies
    Student Exhibits: annual student exhibitions and senior exhibitions
Career Tracks

A Brevard Art degree can lead to a variety of career tracks. Meet our alumni:

  • Ceramacist and Tenured Professor - Meredith College (Raleigh, NC)
  • PhD in Art History and Visual Studies (Manchester, United Kingdom)
  • Photographer and Art Teacher (Asheville, NC)
  • M.A. Candidate in Museum Studies - Baylor University (Waco, TX)¬†
  • Independent Artist and Drawing Instructor (Brevard NC)
  • Marketing Coordinator (Chicago, IL)
  • Art Therapist (Asheville, NC)
  • Web and Graphic Designer (Asheville, NC)


Art Department Office Manager
Professor of Painting, Drawing, and Photography; Coordinator of the Art Major
Professor of Art History and Archaeology
Associate Professor of 3-D Art and Sculpture
Professor of Drawing & Painting
Instructor of Sculpture
Instructor of Drawing and 2-D Design
Instructor of Ceramics
Instructor of Graphic Design