Art Major & Minor

By its nature, the visual arts attract creative people who strive to carve out their own niche. That’s why the Goshen College art major offers you a variety of concentrations to choose from, including graphic design, art entrepreneurship, studio art, visual arts education (K-12), pre-architecture and art administration.

In addition to comprehensive classes, you will a find number of extra-curricular opportunities to spark your creativity, like the three-week Arts in London class. You’ll create and display your work, study the artistic achievements of cultures old and new, sell your work at student art sales, or apply your skills to set designs or costumes for a theater production. You can also enroll in the distinctive art entrepreneurship program that combines developing your artistic skills and learning how to open a small business.

Today, GC art graduates work as graphic designers, teachers, architects, ceramists, professors, jewelers and business owners across the globe. But before you can find your creative niche in the art industry, the years you spend studying at GC will take you behind the potter’s wheel, behind the welding mask, teaching in a classroom and mounting your own senior art exhibit. Upon graduation, you’ll have the creative and practical skills to seek an imaginative, rewarding career.

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Todd Pletcher '05 named a 2015 Emerging Artist by Ceramics Monthly

Todd Pletcher '05 was one of Ceramic Monthly's 2015 Emerging Artists, featured in the May 2015 issue.

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Students study the arts in London

Follow the Arts in London blog! This course is designed to give students general exposure in the areas of theater, visual arts, music and architecture.

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Exhibit presents artifacts from six Anabaptist collections

A new exhibit, “Collections in the Collection: Mennonite, Amish, Hutterite,” will open at Goshen College with a public reception in the Library Gallery on March 15 from 3-5 p.m. The exhibit will continue through July 30, 2015.

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Art majors present their work in senior art exhibits

Two groups of Goshen College senior art majors will showcase their work in the Music Center’s Hershberger Art Gallery between March 8 and April 26. A combined exhibition will be open April 19-26, including a reception on Saturday, April 25, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

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Sunday Mahaja '14 is making his mark in the world of large-scale metal sculpture - The Elkhart Truth

Within the last six or seven months, a Sunday Mahaja's large-scale metal sculptures have won several awards and have been displayed at a number of local events.

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Merrill Krabill

Merrill Krabill

Professor of Art

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Randy Horst

Randy Horst

Professor of Art

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John Mishler

John Mishler

Associate Professor of Art

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Kristi Glick

Kristi Glick

Assistant Professor of Art

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Leslie Miller

Leslie Miller

Assistant Professor of Art

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