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You did not choose art; art chose you
If you feel that way, then you know preparing for a career in the visual arts is probably the smartest thing you can do, because it will always be your passion. Studios, galleries and individual clients are always on the lookout for artists who display outstanding talent, creativity and style.

Art programs at Minot State University
MSU offers these options for students interested in studying visual arts:

Careers in the visual arts
Top fields for artists in today's market:

  1. Art direction/graphic design
  2. Multimedia/animation
  3. Fine arts - painting, sculpture and illustration
  4. Crafts
  5. Education
  6. Museum/gallery management

More than half of visual artists working in the United States today are self-employed.

Visual arts at MSU
All MSU art students are required to take foundation courses in art history, etc. Other coursework will depend on the type of art major you choose.

Exceptional faculty and students
Members of the art faculty are dedicated educators who have achieved personal success in the fine arts, graphic arts, and photography and work for the success of their students. To see examples of their work and the work of current students visit

University Climate

The Art Department is dedicated to delivering students the best possible education and the personal attention they need to succeed.

Course Catalog

More Information
To learn more, visit our Art Department web site. Better yet, schedule a campus visit so we can meet face-to-face and show you around.

Contact Information
Andrea Donovan, Ph.D.
Professor and Coordinator
Art Department
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 701-858-3819 or 1-800-777-0750 ext. 3819