Fall quarter classes are just getting underway at many colleges in North America. How is art faring at Adventist colleges? Here's what can be discovered in a quick browse of art department web sites:
No. of Faculty/Staff: 6
Programs offered: BFA in graphic design, BFA in visual art (emphasis in ceramics, painting, photography, pre-art therapy, printmaking), BA in art (emphasis in art history, pre-art therapy, visual arts), BS in art education
Of interest: The pre-art therapy program for students interested in art therapy careers
Professor Greg Constantine's artwork was featured on the Spring 2000 cover of Spectrum. Atlantic Union College Art DepartmentNo. of Faculty/Staff: 1?Programs Offered: BA or AFA in art, BFA in drawing, painting, or 3-dimensional design, BS in business and management of art, BS in pre-art therapy, BS in pre-scientific illustration
No. of Faculty/Staff: 1
Programs offered: courses in drawing, design, oil painting, pottery
Instructor John Hoyt's artwork was featured on the Winter 2002 cover of Spectrum.
No. of Faculty/Staff: 6
Programs offered: BFA in fine art, BFA in graphic design, BA in art, BA in art/Pre-Den, Pre-Med Program
Of interest: The art program for pre-dentistry and pre-medicine students
Professor Beatriz Mejia-Krumbein's artwork was featured on the Spring 2005 cover of Spectrum. Professor Peter Erhard's artwork was featured on the Summer 2002 cover of Spectrum.
No. of Faculty/Staff: 8
Programs offered: BA and BS in fine art, BS and AS in graphic design (with optional illustration or web emphasis), BS and AS in photography, BS in film and television
Of interest: The film and television major
The artwork of professors Milbert Mariano, Thomas Morphis, Cliff Rusch, and Tom Turner have been featured on various Spectrum covers.
No. of Faculty/Staff: 12
Programs offered: BA in art and in art therapy, BA and AS in graphic design, BFA in fine arts and in art education, BS in animation, film production, graphic design, and animation & computer science
Of interest: Student-produced films and the animation program Southwestern Adventist University Fine Arts & Music Department No. of Faculty/Staff: 2Programs offered: courses in drawing, painting, two- and three-dimensional arts, art history
No. of Faculty/Staff: 3+
Program offered: BS and AS in graphic design, BS in art education, BA in studio art, AS in art
Of interest: The division of fine arts includes both visual arts and music programs.
No. of Faculty/Staff: 2 and 2.5 + adjunct professors
Programs offered in the Department of Art: BA in art with commercial art or fine art concentration
Programs offered in the Department of Technology: BS in graphic design, BS in new media imaging, BS in industrial design, AS in graphic communications
Of interest: Art classes seem to be split between the art and technology departments. Design is grouped with aviation and automotive programs in the technology department; fine art is in the art department.
(The above data on art programs was gleaned from art department web sites and is as accurate as possible, based on what I can determine from information available online. Did I miss anything? Let me know.)
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This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/4471