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"Creativity takes courage." Henri Matisse
Our Art track is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue fine art, art education, art history, graphic design, interior design, or digital art. Through class and studio learning, students develop a foundation of artistic skills and knowledge which will serve to broaden both career and educational pursuits.
Professor and Division Chair
Location: HUMANITIES (H) 39

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What will you learn?
  • You will learn foundations of design and develop skills in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art.

  • You will learn art appreciation of the visual arts and their relationship to society.

  • You will learn color theory, composition, and the basics of various art media.

  • You will create drawings, paintings, and sculptures within a studio setting.

  • You will learn basic printmaking techniques and introductory computer design.

What will you do?
  • You will have the opportunity to prepare a portfolio for transfer and for career opportunities.

  • You will demonstrate foundation skills in the use of art process and media that enable clear, creative visual communication.

  • You will demonstrate the ability to think critically and creatively through written, oral and artistic means about visual art.

  • You will articulate the significance of art in terms of self, contemporary culture and the global perspectives in the making of art and design.

  • You will prepare a portfolio for transfer, personal use or career development.

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Program Details

Our Art program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university with a major in Art. The courses included in this program closely parallel the first two years of an art major at many four-year institutions. This is a transfer program and is designed to enable students to transfer to a four-year college or university. Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for an Associate of Arts degree in Arts and Sciences – Area of Concentration in Art.

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Program Goals & Learning Outcomes
Program Goals
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge about and skills related to human expression for the purpose of transfer or to promote greater opportunity in the workforce.

  • Students will demonstrate competency in interpersonal skills and cultural literacy.

  • Students will think critically to analyze, synthesize and evaluate demonstrations of human expression of written/oral/artistic means.

Learning Outcomes
  • Students will create coherent, unified and effectively developed bodies of oral and written forms of communication reflective of purpose and audience, whether creative, academic or career.

  • Students will evaluate and analyze forms of expression, written/oral/artistic, to make judgments, draw inferences, recognize bias.

  • Identify and describe personal connections to particular themes in fine arts and humanities using discipline specific terminology and concepts.

  • Students will demonstrate competency in the foundation of discipline-specific skills in Humanities.

Meet the Faculty

Our experienced, knowledgeable faculty are excited to share their expertise with you and prepare you to succeed in the diverse, creative field of Art.

Jenna Gallion
Associate Professor and Division Chair

Humanities 39

B.S., Frostburg State University
M.A., Oklahoma State University

Robyn L. Price

Humanities 35

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland
B.S., Frostburg State University
M.Ed, Frostburg State University
Graduate Study, Frostburg State University

Melody Gaschler
Assistant Professor

College Center 186

B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., Frostburg State University

Brenda Mathews
Administrative Associate

 Humanities 67

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland

Shannon Nichols
Adjunct Faculty

 Humanities 34

B.F.A., Frostburg State University

Suzanne Stultz
Adjunct Faculty

 Humanities 34

A.F.A., Anne Arundel Community College
B.F.A, University of Maryland
M. Ed., Frostburg State University

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