Department of Art

About our Department

The Department of Art pursues an approach to the visual fine arts that focuses on the development of the individual creating artist. Our mission is to prepare artistically competent and liberally educated individuals.

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Al Harris-Fernandez

Feb 10, 2017

Sioux City Art Center director opens solo exhibit at Briar Cliff

Jeff Baldus

Jun 13, 2016

Associate professor featured in Michael Warren Contemporary Art Show

Karen Chesterman

May 15, 2015

Former PE teacher, stay-at-home mom discovers artistic talent

Connor Henry

May 7, 2015

Art exhibit captures U.S. Marine's creative streak

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ART 108 - International Art Travel Seminar
ART 110 - Drawing I
ART 111 - Design
ART 112 - Intro to Visual Arts
ART 115 - Art History: Prehistory to Gothic
ART 116 - Art History: Renaissance to Modern
ART 117 - Art History: Modern
ART 120 - Drawing II
ART 175 - Independent Art Study
ART 217 - Reading Seminar
ART 225 - Media and Techniques
ART 230 - Pottery I
ART 231 - Pottery II
ART 235 - Encounter with Art I
ART 250 - Studio I
ART 260 - Studio II
ART 275 - Independent Art Study II
ART 332 - Special Methods of Teaching Elementary Art
ART 345 - Encounter With Art II
ART 350 - Studio III
ART 360 - Studio IV
ART 375 - Independent Art Study III
ART 380 - Art Internship
ART 390 - Art Internship II
ART 425 - Senior Seminar
ART 440 - Special Methods of Teaching Secondary Art
ART 450 - Studio V
ART 460 - Studio VI, Thesis
ART 475 - Independent Art Study IV


Nan Wilson

Nan Wilson
Associate Professor of Art; Art Department Chair

Jeff Baldus

Jeff Baldus
Associate Professor of Art

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Sioux City Art Center
Angelica Mercado

I'm thinking about being a museum curator or an art therapist. I've seen how art can change people's lives!

Angelica Mercado

Art and Writing Major ('16)

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