The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Art and Design, 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.

Warrick creates sculpture to be given to Little Rock’s sister city in South Korea – News

As a professor with 40 years experience teaching art, Michael Warrick finds great inspiration from young people. “It’s hard not to be inspired by young people and your own children,” said Warrick, a professor of sculpture at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. “Part of the reason why we are here is to nurture …


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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.


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