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Visual Art BFA

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art degree will provide you with the foundation for understanding the artist's role in Western culture, as well as the intellectual skills to produce and critically evaluate artistic production. The Visual Art program focuses more on your selected area of specialization or interest more intensly than the Bachelor of Arts degree. By pursuing this program, you will gain valuable training from upper-level studio courses in art producation and art history, culminating in a capstone exhibition following work on your selected project.

Industry Highlights

The average salary for Professional Artists is $51,120, with a projected 3% job growth from 2012 to 2022.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunites

  • Professional Artistry
  • Photography
  • Private and Public Education
  • Non-academic Service Programs
  • Art Galleries
  • Museums

Armstrong Edge

Armstrong's location in Savannah provides a center of study for the arts that puts students in contact with artists and opportunities for internships and exhibition viewings. Small classes ensure personalized attention from qualified professors in an excellent academic environment. 

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(May 12, 2016) – Armstrong Professor Dr. Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar to participate in a residency centered on veteran discourse hosted at Virginia Tech. 

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