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Concentrations and Minors

Art Concentrations

Select an Art Concentration below to learn more and view examples of previous student's work.

  • Art Education
    Art Education students may complete the coursework required for K-12 teacher licensure. Art Educators at Otterbein meet Art Major requirements in studio and art history, and present a senior exhibition of their work. Visits to a variety of schools in the greater Columbus area provide a thorough preparation for a career in art education. See the Department of Education site for more information about licensure programs at Otterbein.

  • Ceramics
    The ceramics program at Otterbein University offers you the opportunity to explore a variety of themes and ideas in ceramics.

  • Communication Design
    Communication Design is art in service to ideas and action. It is art that knows that communication is relevant.

  • Drawing
    Intermediate drawing emphasizes drawing from the human figure while Advanced drawing emphasizes the individual development of your personal vision and expression in drawing.

  • Integrated Digital Media
    Otterbein’s Integrated Digital Media (IDM) concentration strives to produce innovative artists who aren't afraid to experiment and push the boundaries of art.

  • Painting
    Painting classes at Otterbein provide you with basic knowledge of the tools, materials, and techniques used in various painting media.

  • Photography
    The Department of Art offers courses in beginning, intermediate, and advanced photography. The beginning and intermediate courses focus on the development of technical and creative skills in black and white photography. The focus of the advanced course rotates annually between The Fine Print, Color, and Alternate Photographic Approaches.

  • Printmaking
    Printmaking students link their creative ideas to intaglio and relief processes. 

Art Minors

  • Arts Administration

  • Art History

  • Studio Art

/ Department of Art

The Department of Art is located at 
33 Collegeview Rd.

Office Hours
M - F: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Margarita Vilshanetskaya
Administrative Assistant
33 Collegeview Rd.
p/ 614.823.1792
e/ vilshanetskaya@otterbein.edu 

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