Why study arts at Oregon State University?

The College of Liberal Arts and School of Arts and Communication at OSU prepares students for careers in art history, photography, painting, design, theater, communications and more. Learn from a faculty of artists and researchers who publish their work worldwide, making it the perfect place to combine your technical abilities with cultural awareness.

  • OSU’s Orange Media Network gives students the opportunity to practice unique skills such as graphic design, video, media law and more. More than 450 students from multiple programs will take part and cross-share their skills and ideas each year.
  • Art is constantly created at OSU’s Fairbank Galleries. Here, you can take advantage of exhibitions through sharing your work at the West Gallery, or visiting OSU’s professional Fairbanks Gallery of Art and Woodshop Projects.
  • OSU offers a variety of internship opportunities to its emerging creatives. Students have interned for Nike, King 5 TV in Seattle and more.
  • OSU’s Visiting Artists and Scholars (VAS) program hosts working artists in a variety of fields through workshops, presentations and discussions. From historians, designers and scholars, you will have the opportunity to work and learn from professionals in your chosen field.
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