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Art

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.

Art News

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The William Carey University Lucile Parker Gallery will present “Spiritus Invictus: A Journey of Belief,” an exhibit of work by Rick Wilemon of Hattiesburg, from August 18-27. A reception for the exhibit will be held from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on August 25.
 
Wilemon, a 2015 graduate from Carey’s art department, said the exhibit “…is a collection of moments and experiences captured on paper, canvas and in transformed, everyday objects” and is also an expression of his Christian beliefs.
 

Art Events

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Contemporary Abstract Art by Gretchen Beck

Lucile Parker Gallery, *November 10 – December 17, 2015

Gallery Hours: 1 – 4:00 pm

Opening Reception: November 10, 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Lucile Parker Gallery, October 13 – 29, 2015

Opening Reception: October 13, 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Gallery Hours: 1 – 4:00 pm

Details: 801-755-4052