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School of Art



Director – Professor Lydia Thompson
Academic Advisor – Kristy Kristinek
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Students in the School of Art gain experience in drawing, ceramics, jewelry, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Computer graphics, digital imaging, graphic design, illustration and packaging design also are offered. Students may obtain undergraduate degrees in art with areas of study in visual studies (teacher certification), communication design, studio art and art history.

Undergraduate scholarships available to art students include:
Art Memorial Scholarship (winners may become eligible for the Lubbock Arts Alliance School)
Charles M. PiJan Memorial Scholarship (studio art students)
Clarence Kincaid Memorial Scholarship (junior or senior art education students)
P&D Roch Scholarship (studio art students with emphasis in sculpture or painting)
W. Reid Hastie Memorial Scholarship (junior or senior art education students)
Willie and Eva Tate Family James LaMunyon Chancellor’s Council Scholarship (art history students)
Thomas Curry Roberts Regents Art Scholarship
Tom H. Dieckow Painting Scholarship (painting students)
Geneva Griffin Regents Scholarship


Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Art
Fields of Specialization in
Communication Design
Studio Art
Visual Studies (leading to teacher certification)

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Art            
Fields of Specialization in
Art History
Studio Art