Fine & Graphic Arts

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Welcome to the Department of Fine and Graphic Arts!

As a NASAD accredited program, we seek to challenge, inspire and direct our students to successful careers in the visual arts. We offer three professional degrees: a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Studio art, a B.F.A. in Graphic Communications, and a Master of Arts in Art (M.A.)

Our dedicated faculty are well-trained and certified in their individual areas of study to enable them to provide the best possible educational environment. Areas of emphasis include graphic design, painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, fiber arts, and ceramics.

The deadline for Scholarship Applications is February 1st for the following Fall semester.

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Guidelines

NSU Art Camp 2021
Hosted by NSU’s School of Creative and Performing Arts’ Department of Fine & Graphic Arts.
Session 1: Seven Seas Adventures
Ages: 5-11
Dates: June 7th- 11th
Pirates and mermaids and all things salty and swashbuckling! We’ll study boats, and sea creatures—real and mythic—and make awesome projects that help you transform into the Ocean Adventurer of your dreams!

Session 2: All the Small Things
Ages: 5-11
Dates: June 14th- 18th
This week’s theme focuses on art projects with subject matter revolving around the small things in our world. We’ll explore beginning art practices like painting, carving and drawing. We will work on a mural, fun costumes, and lots of other fun projects involving insects.

Session 3: Advanced Projects for Teens
Ages: 12-18
Dates: June 21st-25th
This week is designed for older kids looking to learn advanced art skills. The 5 projects we will work on throughout the week are laser engraver/cutter, 3D printing, painting & decoupage, carving and life casting. These projects will be weeklong projects taught by an NSU Art Professor and an NSU Alumni, similar to the projects taught in classes at NSU.

All sessions run M-F, 1pm to 5pm. Camp begins each day in Room 205 of the Art department. Drop off is between 12:30-1pm and pick up is between 5-5:30.

Tuition cost is $160 for each weeklong session, this includes a snack and all art materials. A sibling discount of $10 per sibling is available. A $10 discount is available for attending two or more sessions. A $10 discount is available for children or grandchildren of an NSU employee with a copy of an NSU faculty ID. (Only one discount is applicable per session).

For more information contact: Professor Corbin Covher at, or you can follow us on Facebook!

**Both forms below are required for registration**

Art Fundamentals Summer Camp Registration Form

NSU Participant Permission, Release & Waiver Form

Information about this event will be available soon.

Hotter ‘N Hell

NSU Art Demons turn up the heat each summer with a juried exhibition of pyrotechnical art by collegiate artists from across the United States.

The Hotter ‘N Hell National Collegiate Art Exhibition, features all art forms that use fire and heat as part of the creative process, for example: ceramics, glass-blowing, welded sculpture, poured metals, wood-burning, metalsmithing, burned textiles, fireworks, etc.

This exhibition is juried by a nationally recognized artist and exhibited in the Orville Hanchey Gallery from early June through early August – the hottest months of the year.

For more information and to find out how to enter, download the following PDF.


Orville J. Hanchey Gallery
Graduate Exhibits
Featured Alumni


Calendar of Events

Contact Us


Creative & Performing Arts
Rm. 110, New Fine Arts Building
Phone: 318-357-4522