Department of Art and Design


At Jacksonville State University's Department of Art and Design, we offer a comprehensive professional education in the study and practice of visual art and design. With two undergraduate degree options, students have the choice of concentrating in one of six areas of discipline including Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, and Printmaking. Preparing our students for a professional career in the arts is of primary importance and we do so by focusing on professional practice, portfolio building, and real-world experiences.

Types of Degrees

Student Organizations

There are many different organizations to be involved in!

  • Kappa Pi (Art Honor Society)
  • Potter's Guild
  • AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts)
  • Photography Club
  • Print Club
  • Art Alumni Chapter of the Alumni Association

Interested in an MFA?

We Create Masters

Art Blog

2024 Calhoun county Community Art Show

The JSU Department of Art & Design and the Jacksonville Arts Council invite all Calhoun County residents to participate in our 3rd Annual Community Art Show!  

Residents of Calhoun County of all ages are welcome to enter.  

  • The due date for entry is June 28th. 
  • The show will be July 19 from 4pm-7pm and is free and open to the public. 
  • The show will be held at the Manners Gallery in Hammond Hall.   
  • The works will be juried based on available space in the art gallery.  

For more information email Morgan Worsham at 

Entry Form

Calhoun county Community Art Show

Interested in a Scholarship?

We offer a selection of student scholarship opportunities each year. Each scholarship has a unique set of criteria and/or required materials in order to be eligible for qualification.

For scholarship information, visit our Scholarships Page!

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