Thank you for your interest in the Illinois Wesleyan School of Art!  The following pages will provide you with a glimpse into our academic community and programs. Our mission is to develop tomorrow’s visionaries by fostering creativity, critical thinking, and effective communication. Our fun and flexible curriculum will challenge you and expand your horizons.

At the Illinois Wesleyan School of Art, students explore traditional artistic techniques and new media, conceptual activities and hands-on crafts, graphic design and art historical research. Our passionate faculty will support you every step of the way on your academic journey, and we will prepare you for exciting career opportunities in graphic design, art history, art and myriad other fields of pursuit. You will graduate from the School of Art with a personal portfolio of meaningful work to help you unlock your future.

The School of Art’s impressive facilities are centrally located on Illinois Wesleyan’s beautiful campus, making attending classes convenient and easy. Illinois Wesleyan’s curricular engagement with the visual arts dates as far back as 1891, and the School of Art grew steadily throughout the twentieth century. We hope to see you as part of our continued success.

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Come join us!

Julie Johnson


Associate Professor of Art


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