Professor Julie Blackstone
Assistant Professor of Art
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Art is part of the Art and Design division in the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts.
My degree options:
What makes an OBU Art degree special?
The Art and Design Division of the College of Fine Arts offers several degrees that cover most of the fields of art. We are small enough that degrees can be tailored to individual’s particular interests in art. Art courses are a part of your freshman year curriculum. The student art club is active and you get to know your fellow art students from your first semester.
What are OBU grads doing with their Art degrees?
OBU Art graduates are working in advertising as designers, graphic artists and illustrators. They are professional photographers. They are architects and interior finish specialists. Some have worked in the film industry and many are working artists. They are teachers in schools systems across the United States and in mission fields around the world. They are graduate students in institutions throughout America.
What courses can I take?
Students can choose from many areas of interest. Some of the more popular classes are; Painting, Drawing, Ceramics, Fibers, Art History, Graphics, Design and Photography.
What do OBU Art faculty specialize in?
Studio faculties have expertise in the areas of painting and drawing, ceramics, graphic design, photography and the history of art.
Opportunities for students include independent study in an area of artistic interest, study abroad, honors study and internships in an art related area. The Alpha Gamma Tau art club is active and conducts field trips to various museums and exhibitions throughout the year. We are also members of the Kappa Pi national art fraternal society.