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Fine Arts

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ABOUT FINE ARTS

Fine art enriches our lives and challenges our understanding of the world around us. The study of fine arts encompasses all forms of visual creative production, including 2D and 3D design, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, video, and installation.

GREAT THINGS HAPPENING IN FINE ARTS

Finding a voice
WSU Tri-Cities fine arts students are encouraged to explore a variety of art disciplines and make an informed choice about their direction in art.

Conceptual creativity
WSU Tri-Cities fine arts professor Dustin Regul teaches students technical art skills as well as the conceptual side of creativity with its societal applications.

Showcasing hard work
Students studying fine arts exhibit their work in art shows and galleries along with DTC students across the Tri-Cities, including the WSU Tri-Cities Art Center on campus.

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COURSES:

You will take courses that cover a wide range of subjects in fine arts, which could include:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Design
  • Photography
  • Art history
  • Digital media
  • Sculpture

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

(Talk with an advisor about fine arts minor requirements.)

UNIQUE BENEFITS OF STUDYING AT WSU TRI-CITIES:

In the fine arts program, you will work with faculty who are practicing artists at the local and international scale.

RELATED FIELDS:

  • Film studies
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Graphic design
  • Photography

CAREERS:

Career outcomes in fine arts
Fine arts students at WSU Tri-Cities build a strong portfolio of work that can be used start their career or apply to graduate school.

WSU Tri-Cities and Pullman alumni from the past 10 years who work in Washington State have the following occupations and salary:

$48,008

Estimated salary of fine arts alumni

Jobs held by WSU Tri-Cities fine arts graduates:
Artist | Graphic designer | Writer | Curator | Web coordinator | Photography

*Data provided by EMSI