We support students in their efforts to situate themselves within a complex, interdisciplinary and technologically mediated world. Offering major and minor degrees in Animation, Art, Digital Storytelling and Content Creation, Graphic Design, Photography and Media Arts, User Experience Design and Video Game Development, with additional minors in Art History and Visual Studies, we are dedicated to developing the creative and technical skills of students through diverse course offerings and extracurricular experiences. Example course titles include Sequential Art, Social Design, UX Methods, Kinestasis & Motion Graphics, Interactive Storytelling, Contemporary Issues in Art, Screenprinting, Sculpture: Materials, Installation & Public Art, Video and Studio & Location Projects.
Our facilities include fine art studios for drawing, painting, ceramics and sculpture, printmaking, and photography. We also have state of the art digital labs for animation, graphic design, digital photo, and video game development. The Fine Arts Gallery serves all of our students and the wider community by providing compelling exhibits and artist talks. In addition, our Graphic Design faculty maintain a Risograph Lab for printing student projects and publications.
These seven artists attended St. Edward’s across nearly 40 years. They work in different mediums, yet their art is powered by the same deeply human desires: to understand themselves and others, and to leave the world a little bit better than they found it. Read more about these influential artists.
Visual Studies students collaborate on an art installation about the Holocaust at the Bob Bullock History Museum.
Within this department, you can choose to major in Animation, Art, Digital Storytelling and Content Creation, Graphic Design, Photography and Media Arts, User Experience Design, or Video Game Development. Minor degree offerings include Animation, Art, Art History, Digital Storytelling and Content Creation, Graphic Design, and Photography and Media Arts, User Experience Design, Video Game Development, and Visual Studies.
DIGITAL STORYTELLING & CONTENT CREATION
Command G is a graphic design group which spreads the influence of design around campus. This group hopes to further students' on-the-job skills they may not encounter in normal classroom settings and assignments.
The purpose of this organization is to provide an opportunity for St. Edward’s students to join together to explore, share, and engage in art-related activities. We want to create a strong artistic community that is open to everyone on campus.
ISO aims to unite photo students, as well as those with an interest in photography and give students an opportunity for experiences outside of a classroom setting.