Art and Design

Express your vision.

From paintings and jewelry, to websites and book covers, art communicates human desires, values, and ideas about beauty.

Mitch Messina

Why I Teach by Mitch Messina

"Every day, I hope to be instrumental in helping at least one student find their right pathway." — Mitch Messina, professor in the art department.

Arranging Creative Spaces

9 tips from visual communication design student Jess Santilli '16 on arranging your creative space >>

Opportunities outside the classroom

Julia Madore, Nazareth College

Meet the Interns: Julia Madore

Julia Madore '17, art history, spent a summer interning with the Fenimore Art Museum. Watch the video >>

Student Work | CeramicsDrawingGraphic DesignIllustrationJewelry and MetalsmithPaintingPhotographyPrintmakingSculpture

Study Abroad

Study for a semester or year abroad in Rennes, Florence, or another one of the study abroad programs through the Center for International Education.

Professional Development

    Graphic design students partner with Blackfriars Theatre to design posters for the 2015-16 season.
    Kate Sonnick, an award-winning creative communication professional, reviews student portfolios.
    Renowned type designer Kris Holmes conducts a calligraphy workshop for art and design students.

    The Words Behind the Work

      Works by Nazareth faculty and student artists at the Franco-American Institute in Rennes, France
      Amelia Hugill-Fontanel

      Alumni spotlight: Amelia Hugill-Fontanel '97

      “The time I spent at Nazareth as a student was and is invaluable. Not only did I meet lifelong colleagues and become part of an ongoing community, I also became aware of the possibilities of pursuing my passion.” — Amelia Hugill-Fontanel '97, associate curator at RIT's Cary Graphic Arts Collection. Read more >>

      Campus Galleries

      Nazareth has two gallery spaces on campus that host shows curated by the art department faculty. Learn more about the Arts Center Gallery and the Colacino Art Gallery >>




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