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Art Major - Art and Visual Culture

An Art and Visual Culture Major at Grace College will explore the ins and outs of visual arts. As you consider an array of art schools in Indiana, near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for art with a biblical worldview. A Grace College art major will help you make workable connections between visual sensitivity and technical skills, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college context. 

This Art and Visual Culture Major is for you if you are serious about creating impact in an art career. With a bachelor’s degree in art, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs in Animation, Illustration, Photography and countless other areas. Are you looking for art schools in Indiana? 

Future creative, the way forward is Grace.

Educational Focus

  • Digital Photography
  • Drawing
  • Illustration
  • Visual Narrative
  • Visual Communication Design

Career Opportunities

  • Animator
  • Arts Administrator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Photographer
  • Teacher

Art and Visual Culture is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Creative
  • Disciplined
  • Imaginative
  • Independent
  • Passionate
  • Patient
  • Persistent

Featured Staff

Kim Reiff Chair, Department of Visual, Performing and Media Arts; Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design

Kim M. Reiff, M.B.A, M.F.A.

Chair, Department of Visual, Performing and Media Arts; Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design
Don Swartzentruber Instructor of Art, Illustration II

Don Swartzentruber, M.F.A.

Instructor of Art, Illustration II

The faculty at Grace College truly lived their lives in a way that allowed the light of Christ to shine through them. Grace College prepared me not only to teach in the classroom but to be a lifelong learner, especially in my spiritual walk.

Lenny Krebs, Grace College Alumnus

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Majors and Minors

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Experienced Faculty & Staff

Our Art and Visual Culture Major faculty and staff are expertly skilled in their fields and they care about your goals, future, and well being.

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Education with a Biblical Worldview

At the heart of a Grace education are academically challenging courses that are specifically designed to foster a thirst for character, competence, and service within the hearts and minds of our students.

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Being a transfer student, I felt God leading me to Grace because of its great academic programs, amazing professors, and its ever-present integration of faith and learning.

Grant Lawrence, Current Grace College Student