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Welcome to the Department of Art

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Art, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, offers engaging and inspiring art instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses. Programs in studio art, art history and art education prepare students for fulfilling careers as professional artists, and for careers in museums, businesses, schools, and galleries.

Donaghey Scholar Nominated for Film Festivals for Stop Motion Film – Donaghey Scholars

Congratulations to December graduate, Chloe Deaton! Her stop-motion film, J.C. Hopper Custom Menswear, was recently screened at the Hot Springs Film Festival. It has been chosen for five film festivals, including the Indie Film Festival in Switzerland. It also received the Cici Conger Portie Award at UALR 6×6 .


Our vision is to be an accessible destination center for visual art and design.


The Department of Art supports the mission of the University through its own quality programs. The Department promotes excellence in the visual arts, develops intellect, knowledge and skills. Fosters awareness of contemporary trends and traditional arts for students and community through education, research, collaboration and example.


  • Quality
  • Craft
  • Concept
  • Content
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Accountability