You love to create, whether that’s with a paintbrush, a pencil or a computer — and you want to help others develop their creative talents as well. The art department at Palm Beach Atlantic University will help you take your passion and develop it into a rewarding career.
As a student in PBA’s art department, you may choose from the following programs:
At PBA, you’ll:
PBA has plenty of studio art space and a graphics lab. Our graphics lab, made possible by a generous grant in memory of Tauni de Lesseps, features top-of-the-line Apple computers and monitors, scanners, Canon camera equipment, HP printers and the most cutting-edge software available. Seven computer stations were added to the lab through a grant from the Alpha-Omega Charitable Foundation.
(Pictured is Chair of the Art Department David Pounds instructing students.)
Your professors have decades of experience as artists. One of our faculty members has done graphic design work for Disney, Mitsubishi Motors and Pacific Mutual Insurance. Another was awarded first place in a five-state “Imaging the Gulf” competition.
You’ll be able to display your work in a variety of venues, including during twice-annual shows on campus. You may also get involved with the production of The Beacon, PBA’s excellent student newspaper; as well as The Living Waters Review, PBA’s literary annual. West Palm Beach is home to the internationally acclaimed Norton Museum of Art, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum and the Society of the Four Arts.