About Art + Design

Department of Visual Arts

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Art + Design Mission Statement

The mission of Art + Design in Southeastern Louisiana University's Department of Fine and Performing Arts is to educate students in the visual arts and art education with a critical foundation that incorporates a strong background in art history and solid technical and conceptual skills, with an emphasis on the development of visual languages, tools for critical thinking, and the expression of creative visions.

The faculty prides itself on its exclusive focus on undergraduate education, as well as a strong commitment to student success. Small class sizes ensure a creative atmosphere of personal exploration and discovery where each student receives individual attention. The faculty represents every area of emphasis within the program and remains current with their work by being nationally active within their professional fields.