Our programs and hands-on faculty help prepare students for fulfilling careers as professional artists, designers,teachers, art therapists, and also for related careers in museums, businesses, galleries, and more!

Millikin's Art Department offers excellent opportunities for students to grow and develop their artistic talents.  A visit to our campus and a meeting with art faculty will show you exactly why we have the reputation of being one of the best small art schools in the Midwest.

We offer the following degrees: the B.A. degree in Art, and the B.F.A degrees in the following areas Studio Art, Art Therapy, and Graphic Design. Also available in conjunction with  either our B.A. or B.F.A. degrees are an Entrepreneurship Minor through the Tabor School of Business and a Specialist Certificate in Art Education through the School of Education. 

 

 

 

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Art News

Stephen Gardner Blue Connection
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Arts
Elements of Art
July 9, 2019, 9:45am
Blue Connection Artist-in-Residence uses painting to draw out emotions Blue Connection, Millikin University's student-run retail art gallery located in downtown Decatur, Ill., is a space...
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Millikin Stephen Gardner
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Arts
Painter, Graphic Designer Stephen Gardner named Crowder Artist-in-Residence at Blue Connection
May 16, 2019, 10:30am
Graduating senior plans to build upon repertoire of landscape paintings Millikin University's Art Department and Center for Entrepreneurship have named Stephen Gardner the 2019 Robert...
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Millikin Arts Technology ADDY Awards
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Arts
Millikin Arts Technology students win Regional ADDY Awards
March 20, 2019, 10:15am
MU students honored for artistic designs Millikin University Arts Technology and Graphic Design students Elsa Rotramel, Molly McCool, Susan Chang, Kade Nylen, and recent graduate Tyler...
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