From paintings and jewelry, to websites and book covers, art communicates human desires, values, and ideas about beauty.
"Every day, I hope to be instrumental in helping at least one student find their right pathway." — Mitch Messina, professor in the art department.
9 tips from visual communication design student Jess Santilli '16 on arranging your creative space >>
Julia Madore '17, art history, spent a summer interning with the Fenimore Art Museum. Watch the video >>
“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 >>
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 >>
The Rochester metro area ranked #20 in the country in 2015 for arts and culture in The NCAR Arts Vibrancy Index Report: The Arts Markets in America. Art & design curricula regularly integrate guest speakers, tours, and collaborative projects with many of the Rochester community’s arts organizations.
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