Why choose Art at PPCC?
The PPCC Art Department will give you the tools to develop your creativity as you work on concept development, technical mastery, critical analysis, and originality. You'll exhibit your artwork at the college and professional venues, as well as interact with fellow artists and students from throughout the state. Your skills could be used to become a professional artist, and with more advanced degrees, pursue such careers as a professor, curator, museum director or gallery director.
What do PPCC Art students study?
As a PPCC art student, you will have the opportunity to learn more about:
- 2-D Visual art forms such as drawing, figure drawing, concepts of 2-D design, color theory, painting, print making and photography.
- 3-D Visual art forms such as concepts of 3-D design, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and glass arts.
- Art history: Ancient to Medieval, Renaissance to Modern and 1900-Present.
Classes you might take
Art is a widely applicable concept that reaches into many career fields. As an art major you create a place for yourself in many industries, such as:
- Product Design
- Studio Artist
- Museum and Gallery Curation
Art is a technique of communication. The image is the most complete technique of all communication.
— Claes Oldenburg
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.