Art and Graphics

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Division of Arts and Humanities

Graphic artists, whether freelancers or employed by a firm, use a variety of print, electronic and film media to create art that meets a client’s needs. Most graphic artists use computer software to design new images; some of this work appears on the Internet and CD-ROM. As computer software becomes increasingly sophisticated, more artists are likely to become involved with this medium.

Graphic artists may create promotional displays and marketing brochures for new products, visual designs of annual reports and other corporate literature, or distinctive logos for products or businesses. Artists may be responsible for the overall layout and design of magazines, newspapers journals, and other publications, and may create graphics for television and computer-generated media. For example, many magazines and newspapers have a homepage on the Internet.

Fine artists may sell their works to stores, commercial art galleries and museums, or directly to collectors. Commercial galleries may sell artists’ works on consignment. Those with teaching certification may teach art in elementary or secondary schools, while those with a master’s or more advanced degrees may teach in colleges or universities. Some fine artists work in arts administration in local, state or federal arts programs. Others may work as art critics, art consultants or as directors or representatives in fine art galleries, give private art lessons, or work as curators setting up art exhibits in museums.

Educational Opportunities in Art and Graphics at LCCC

Associate of Arts
The associate of arts is for students who want to pursue bachelor’s degrees in fine art, computer art or graphic design by completing the first two or more years at LCCC. Students completing the associate of arts degree may transfer with junior (or higher) standing to the four-year university or college of their choice. The associate of arts is intended for students who wish to complete the first two or more years of a bachelor’s degree program at LCCC in program fields such as:

  • Fine Art
  • Computer Art
  • Graphic Design

Students may also select the associate of arts degree if they wish to complete the first two or more years of a bachelor’s degree program at LCCC in program fields such as liberal arts, business, history, music, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, theater, urban studies, elementary education and secondary education. There are virtually no limitations to the programs that can be pursued as LCCC can customize associate of arts programs to meet the transfer college/university’s requirements.

The associate of arts program may be completed in two years, if taken on a full-time basis. Many LCCC students choose to study on a part-time basis.  Students in the Associate of Arts program complete courses in:

  • Art
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physical Science
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theater

Students in the Associate of Arts program may also select electives, or complement their curriculums, by choosing from such courses as color, arts and crafts, printmaking, drawing, two-dimensional design, three dimensional design, painting, ceramics, sculpture, art appreciation, graphic design, computer art, digital photography and typography.

 

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