Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Department Mission

The Department of Art and Design is dedicated to the creative, aesthetic and cultural development of visual art students that builds upon a well-rounded liberal arts education. The faculty prepares its students to assume leadership positions in their professional lives while maintaining a commitment to the conceptual and aesthetic standards of their chosen discipline.

The department develops and supports a nurturing creative community that builds confidence through academic rigor and provides an environment in which students can build and refine their craft, develop critical thinking skills, and realize their full potential. Graduates of the Department of Art and Design join the community as socially responsible artists, designers, educators and historians ready to contribute to diverse and changing creative fields.

Study Abroad: Tokyo

The Department of Art+Design is excited to offer students a chance to experience the rich culture of Japan firsthand through our 
Study Abroad trip to Tokyo. For more information, please contact

Dr. Temma Balducci.

tbalducci@astate.edu


Future Art + Design Students

If you would like an in-depth and personalized tour of the department, please contact

Dr. Temma Balducci.

tbalducci@astate.edu