Art Scholarships

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.

UALR announces new visual arts building: Second largest gift in university history – UALR Now

With a target date to open in fall 2017, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s newest building will be among the finest higher education facilities in the country for visual arts education. UALR unveiled the design concept for the 71,636 square-foot building today during a news conference in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.


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