Hattiesburg, Miss., March 11, 2014 - The art department of William Carey University hosted the Fifth Annual High School Art Competition in the Lucile Parker Gallery (LPG) on March 1. The exhibition gave area high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to showcase their talents and compete for scholarships. Thirty-two students from the following high schools participated in the competition: Oak Grove High School, Perry Central High School, Presbyterian Christian High School, South Jones High School, and West Jones High School. The event was directed by Dr.
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The Department of Art at William Carey University is here to help you develop and prepare for your life as an artist. We offer a framework of courses, focused study, internships, and exhibition experiences, designed to guide you toward achieving excellence in your creative pursuits. Our students have been consistently represented in the juried Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition for their work.
William Carey University offers degree programs leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Arts. Students in the Department of Art may concentrate in Painting, Graphic Design, Art Education, or a combination of studio concentrations. Courses are offered on the Tradition Campus, where we have a space for painting, drawing, and printmaking, as well as a digital imaging space with 16 iMac computers, scanners, and lighting and backdrops for digital photography. Students may also pursue a major or minor in Art on the Hattiesburg Campus, take advantage of additional course offerings, including a selection of courses in theatre and design. A selection of courses are available in an online format.