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The School of Art and Design at Eastern Kentucky University attracts emerging artists, designers, and scholars of extraordinary promise. They, in partnership with our exceptional faculty, form a unique community.

What Can I Do With My Degree in Art and Design?

Whether you want to be studio artist, a designer, and an art educator, you will take away skills that translate into a variety of professional opportunities:

Graphic designer, Arts administration, Layout artist, Illustrator, Logo designer, Multimedia artist, Painter, Art gallery owner, Art gallery manager, Art historian, Art professor, Design Professor, Multimedia Designer, Web Designer, Logo Designer, Creative director, Art director, Jewelry designer, Curator, Creative Director, Visual Designer, Game Artist/Designer, Typeface designer, Web designer, Animator, Commercial artist, Animation director, Art critic, User experience (UX) designer, User interface (UI) developer, Art appraiser, Photographer, Brand manager, Cartoonist, Ceramicists, Printmaker, Comic book creator, Art Educator

EKU student standing, adding to a large painting.
Hands forming clay on pottery wheel.

What Do Our Alumni Do? 

They are working as artists, designers, teachers and entrepreneurs. They work with companies such as: 

Bullhorn Creative, Born, Zeal 40: The Creative Agency, Social Fly, Pretty Pixels Photography, Dustin Stevenson Photography, Occulus Studios, Zippie, Tiffany & Co., Shatterbox, KY Turner Labels, Keenland, Eastern Kentucky Power Cooperative, Public and Private Schools (Kentucky and beyond), Foundry 72, Iris Creative Company, Big Echo Creative, Dynasty Apparel, Hialeah Florida, Lexmark, Creative Alliance for Arts Education, Portsmouth Metro, Magazine -OH, YouTube, Google, Landor.

Art and Design

521 Lancaster Avenue
309 Campbell Building
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-1629
Fax: 859-622-6509

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