Art, Art Education & Art History
At A Glance
Gain the tools you need to push your artistic boundaries in both traditional and new media while engaging with diverse art traditions and theories across cultures and times.
- B.A. in Studio Art
- B.A. in Art Education
- B.A. in Art History
Carthage art students make and study art in a breathtaking setting, mastering traditional and new media as they push the boundaries of their personal vision. Ideally located between Chicago and Milwaukee, students engage with great artworks in internationally recognized museums, prepare for careers in the creative economy, and develop lifelong professional connections and friendships.
Digital photo, Spring 2020, DeAnn Jones ’20
Large-scale ceramic sculpture, Spring 2019 (from Senior Thesis Exhibition), Casey Korb ’19
Digital photo, Spring 2020, Johnelle Miner ’20
Acrylic painting in the Painting and Drawing Studio. (Spring 2016)
Digital art, Spring 2020, Jackson Boyd ’20
Foundations students critiquing artwork in computer lab. (Fall 2018)
Gelatin silver print, Spring 2019, Megan Janiak ’20
Prof. Jojin Van Winkle and David Kirson ’25 discuss designs in Foundations, Surfaces: Images + Design (Fall 2022).
Assorted paper and Copic marker on bistol board, Spring 2018 (from Senior Thesis Exhibition), Courteney Timm ’18
Wearable art with plastic straws, Fall 2017, Cali Andrews ’18
Paper, acrylic, and oil pastel, 2017, Paul Salsieder ’18
Students show off their work during a 24-hour Draw-A-Thon. (Fall 2017)
Intaglio print, Jack Ballanger
Rachel Harvey and Jess Thierfelder ’19 experience VR artwork at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago during the Video Art course study tour. (Fall 2018)
Oil on canvas, 2016, Malcolm Andrew ’18
Large-scale temporary PVC sculpture on campus, Fall 2017
White and black charcoal on black paper, Drawing I, Fall 2018, Kyla Phillips ’20
Site-specific painting performance and installation, Spring 2019 (from Senior Thesis Exhibition), Jess Thierfelder ’19
Ethan Cohen ’24 finalizes designs in Foundations, Surfaces: Images + Design, (Fall 2022).
Silkscreen, Spring 2021 (from Senior Thesis Exhibition), Hailey Williams ’19
Ceramics, Spring 2021 (from Senior Thesis Exhibition), Emily Trecroci ’21
Students and visitors at a Spring 2019 Senior Thesis Opening. (in the background, paintings by Haley Schrock ’19)
Studio Art, Art History, and Art Education