Art Department

Art students learn how to unify technique and theory across an array of media and disciplines, with the option of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts tracks. Graduates pursue careers as professional artists, educators, curators and creative professionals.


Areas of Study Include: 

Students work in art studio on painting with watercolor.

Art

Art
Major
Minor
ART, Art Program, Degree in Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, Design, two dimensional , three dimensional, Study Art, Art Degree
Student studies an art piece.

Art History & Theory

Art
Social Sciences
Emphasis
ART HISTORY AND THEORY, art history, B.A. in Art History, bachelor's degree in art history, study art history
Student in the classroom teaching elementary education

Art K-12 Education

Art
Emphasis
ART EDUCATION, art teacher, become an art teacher, teaching art, art degree, k-12 art education
student working in ceramics studio

Ceramics

Art
Major
CERAMICS, Three dimensional art, three-dimensional art, study ceramics, ceramics degree, B.A. in Art with a concentration in Ceramics
New Graphic Design studio

Graphic Design

Art
Emphasis
Graphic Design, Degree in Graphic Design, Art Degree, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphics, Colorado Art School
Student making jewelry in class.

Jewelry

Art
Major
JEWELRY STUDIES
painting studio

Painting

Art
Major
painting, art school, colorado art school, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, two-dimensional art: painting, painting degree
Student takes photograph at the Maroon Bells in Colorado.

Photography

Art
Major
Photography, art degree, colorado art school, photography school, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, BA, BFA, study photography
Professor teaches printmaking techniques.

Printmaking

Art
Major
Printmaking, art school, art degree, bachelor of fine arts, BFA, printing, lithography, colorado art school
Professor teaches students how to pour molten metal.

Sculpture

Art
Major
Sculpture, 3-D Art Sculpture, art school, BFA, BA, bachelor, bachelors, bachelor of fine arts, sculpture studies

Directory

Faculty

Tina Butterfield, MFA headshot
Assistant Professor of Art
BFA, Western, Painting, 2004, MFA, Radford University, Painting, 2007
Phone: 970.943.2040
Office Location: Quigley Hall 233
Al Caniff, Ph.D. headshot
Professor of Art
A.A., Glen Oaks Community College, BFA, M.A., MFA, Western Michigan University, Ed.M., Nazareth College, Ph.D., Canbourne University
Phone: 970.943.3083
Office Location: Quigley Hall 234
Mayela Cardenas headshot
Associate Professor of Art
Phone: 970.943.3080
Office Location: Quigley Hall 232
S. Chase Hutchison, MFA headshot
Art Department Chair, Associate Professor of Art
BFA, Western, Graphic Design, 2002, MFA, New Mexico State University, Graphic Design & Printmaking, 2006
Phone: 970.943.2035
Office Location: Quigley Hall 240
Anders Johnson, MFA headshot
Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., North Park University, MFA, Indiana University
Phone: 970.943.2192
Office Location: Quigley Hall 229
Emily Loehle, MFA headshot
Lecturer in Art
BFA, Western Kentucky University, MFA, Indiana University
Phone: 970.943.3010
Office Location: Quigley Hall 227
Heather Orr, Ph.D. headshot
Professor of Art; Administrative Director Master in Gallery Management & Exhibits Specialization; Colorado State Representative, Association of Academic Museums and Galleries
B.A., University of Victoria, B.C. Canada, Art History, 1989, M.A., University of Victoria, B.C. Canada, Art History, 1991, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, Art History, 1996
Phone: 970.943.3031
Office Location: Quigley Hall 231
Jeffrey Taylor, Ph.D. headshot
MGES Grosland Director
B.A., Oberlin College, Literature and Government, M.A., Central European University, History, Ph.D., Central European University, Comparative History, Certified Appraiser of Impressionism and Modern Art, Appraisers Association of America
Phone: 970.943.2285
Office Location: Quigley Hall 230