The Art Department offers a comprehensive art education with a focus on career preparation in Fine Art, Graphic Design, Art History, and teacher preparation. The Art Department at Madonna University has a personal, supportive approach to strengthen the development of our students. Through advising, course work, and mentoring, we nurture each student's ability while closely monitoring their growth.
A comprehensive portfolio and exhibit representative of students' growth in a particular medium is required of all art majors. Advanced placement credit may be granted based on evaluation of a portfolio of previous art work. Additional workshops are offered in specialized topics including American and Detroit Architecture, Portfolio Workshop, Chinese and Japanese Art and Gardens, Watercolor Workshop, and American Painting and Sculpture. Career fields available to graduates include teaching, art direction, graphic design, illustration, painting, sculpting, photography, art restoration, and museum and art gallery work.