“NMC provided a great foundation for my career in the visual arts. Classes in 2-D and 3-D design, drawing, painting, and ceramics all laid the groundwork for a future concentration in the mixed-media sculpture that is now the backbone of my professional work."

Sally Rogers

1981 NMC Alumni, Fine Arts Department

Fine Arts Program Requirements

NMC Code 711

The Fine Arts courses are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university for a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Fine Arts (BFA or MFA). Careers for students specializing in Fine Arts with a bachelor’s or master’s degree include education, museum/gallery management, or self-employment as an artist.

Students specializing in Fine Arts while completing an Associate of Science and Arts degree at NMC will pursue a program of study that includes Drawing, Design (2-D and 3-D Design), Life Drawing and Art History and may be able to specialize in one or more of the following areas: painting, watercolor painting, pottery, photography, and computer graphics. Students are urged to discuss course selection early with transfer schools since portfolio requirements for admission vary.


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