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Department of Art

Enriching the human mind and spirit.

» Department of Art

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Art at Chapman University is to offer a comprehensive education that develops the technical, perceptual, theoretical, historical and critical expertise needed for successful careers in visual art, graphic design and art history. The department supports artists, designers, and scholars within a rigorous liberal arts environment that enriches the human mind and spirit. We foster the artistic and academic growth necessary to encourage lifelong study and practice of the arts through a curriculum that contains strong foundation and history components as a basis for continued innovations in contemporary practice and scholarship.

Our Vision

The vision of the Department of Art at Chapman University is to provide outstanding educational and exhibition related programs in art and design preparing students for creative professional and academic careers.

Undergraduate Applications for Department of Art

This process is only for our incoming 1st Year and Transfer students. The BFA Studio Art & BFA Graphic Design includes two applications: the Common Application and the Creative Supplement. Your portfolio images should be JPEG format. Please select the degree of interest and follow the simple steps to submit your application.

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