Minor in Art and Design

About the Art and Design Minor

Our Minor in Art and Design is rooted in a wide range of disciplines – ceramics, drawing, graphic design, jewelry and metalsmithing, painting, photography, sculpture, and wood design, to name just a few. You will not only refine your existing artistic talents but also unearth your untapped potential, experimenting with diverse techniques and artistic concepts. Step into the vibrant world of art and let your creativity thrive.

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Why Study Art and Design at CWU?

The Art and Design Minor at CWU provides you with a range of mediums to explore, so you can refine or challenge your specific interests.

Aside from the technical and creative skills developed, artistic expression encourages empathy and an appreciation of diverse perspectives—skills that are valuable in any career path.

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.


Experience Art

The Art and Design Department is home to the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, which offers exhibitions, workshops, lectures, and other programs that support the program by enhancing general knowledge and understanding of art.

Building Art in Unlikely Places

Alumni, Tanya Pierson, created multiple dog statues for the Rotary Dog Park. The sculptures were made using a welded iron frame wrapped in polystyrene foam and covered with wire and cement. Each has an actual dog tag with a name.

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