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Department of Art

Why Study Art at The College of Idaho?

Classroom studios in the Langroise Center for the Fine and Performing Arts are well- equipped for working in traditional artistic media; graphic design is taught in the Covell Hall computer lab. Students in all these classes regularly display their work on campus in the Langroise Center, The capstone of a C of I art major’s experience is either the production of a sustained and coherent body of work for the annual senior exhibition, held in the College’s Rosenthal Gallery of Art, or an internship with organizations such as an art museum or a graphic design firm.

The College is a 30-minute drive from a thriving artistic culture in Idaho’s capital city, including the popular Boise Art Museum.

Career Opportunities for Art Majors and Minors

Art majors and minors can pursue careers in a variety of fields. Those interested in fine art may go on to graduate programs that confer a Master of Fine Arts degree. Students focusing on art history or graphic design often find rewarding careers in museum work or the applied arts. The C of I’s PEAK curriculum makes it easy for those interested in a career in the applied arts to complement their studies with a business minor, while those seeking to teach art can complete their certification requirement through the College’s Department of Education.

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