Wilkes University

Visual Arts

Visual arts teacher at Wilkes University demonstrates painting techniques in front of her class.

The study of art and art history at Wilkes University provides a unique accompaniment to major academic degree programs. Wilkes offers minors in studio art and art history. 

These programs seek to provide a challenging learning environment where students will be able to develop skills in critical thinking, creativity, aesthetics, and historical contexts, while enhancing their use of materials and diverse technologies. Our dedicated faculty works closely with all students to share a variety of artistic philosophies and practices in a range of disciplines including design, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, computer graphics and ceramics.