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CONGRATULATIONS - Congratulations to Cheryl Qian, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design who was recently awarded a grant from the Harbin Institute o Technology in China.  The grant involves three summer terms as Professor-in-Residence in their Department of Media Technology

Oct. 20 - 31 - The Purdue Student National Art Education Association (PSNAEA) will be holding its 19th annual exhibition in the Rueff Galleries.  Reception to be held October 30 from      5 -7 PM. Rueff Gallery West.

Nov. 3 - 21 - Art and Design Faculty Show.  Rueff Galleries.  More details to come.

Feb. 24-Mar. 6 - Undergraduate Exhibition

Art and Design Open Position

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The Department of Art and Design offers undergraduate concentrations, majors, and minors in Art Education, Art History, Fine Arts, Photography,  and Visual Communications Design and professional programs in Industrial Design and Interior Design. The MFA is offered in all areas except Art History; the Ph.D. in Art Education is offered in conjunction with the College of Education. These undergraduate and graduate degree programs offer an extensive range of focused investigations into the making, studying and teaching of the visual arts. 

Art and Design programs include:

Art and Design Course Descriptions