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Art & Art History

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The Art & Art History program offers three majors and minors:

Students are presented the opportunity to display their artwork at the Pool Art Center which is open to the public during the monthly Art Walk. Those interested in the arts can pursue their interests with organizations like Student Advocates for the Arts.

By majoring in the arts, students can take courses in a variety of art forms including photography, painting, graphic design, ceramics, sculpture and more. Students are also encouraged to engage in research in their chosen discipline and study abroad to prepare for graduate studies in the arts.

Unmasking Ourselves: Celebrating our Differences and Challenging Misconceptions: 

This national juried exhibition is an opportunity for artists to reflect on their identities and their communities. The theme is intended to both celebrate differences as well as confront misconceptions.  We will be accepting artwork from artists of all different backgrounds. There is no identity requirement to submit your work, however, we are looking to display work about all different kinds of identity. 

Submit Your Work

Contact Us:

Rebecca Miller

Professor of Art & Art History
Director of Arts Administration Program
Pool Art Center 207
Office: (417) 873-6337
rmiller01@drury.edu

Meet the Faculty

Gargoyle looking over Paris.

Art & Art History

Crafting with clay.

Fine Arts

Student drawing on a Wacom tablet.

Graphic & Digital Arts

Our Studios & Facilities

Pool Art Center

The Pool Art Center is home to the Pool Art Center Gallery as well as studios for analog photography, commercial photography, drawing, painting, ceramics and sculpture. Students may also apply to one of our eight independent studios which are dedicated to developing their own work outside of class requirements.

Springfield Hall

Springfield Hall is home to our digital labs for graphic design and digital photography courses. These classes explore image making through the Adobe Suite and use Macintosh desktop computers. Digital cameras are available for student’s use during each semester.

Free Association Gallery

The Free Association Gallery is located in Findlay Student Center. Studio art majors are encouraged to exhibit their works in the high traffic area of campus.

Rose O’Neill House

The Rose O’Neill House displays student works on a monthly basis. Artist Rose O’Neill, creator of the Kewpie Doll, once lived at this residence. While the first floor is a dedicated gallery space, students may apply to live on the second floor of this historic building.