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, Graphic Design, and Studio Art/Intermedia. 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

M. Ben Cohan Millikin University
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Alumni Spotlight
Millikin graduate's "Small" paintings transform art gallery
September 27, 2018, 1:15pm
Artist returns to alma mater to showcase small, still life paintings Millikin University alumnus and artist M. Ben Cohan '06 believes that the more he paints, the more he's convinced that...
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Eric Weatherford
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Alumni Spotlight
The Mural Man
September 7, 2018, 1:15pm
Millikin graduate's artwork transforms everyday city space to vibrant scenery If you had a chance to visit certain areas in downtown Decatur or around Millikin University's campus this...
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Brooke Brasile
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Arts
This is MyMillikin: Brooke Brasile '19
August 17, 2018, 2:15pm
Blue Connection residency supports art therapy student's new work Brooke Brasile considers herself an explorer and someone who tries to use art as a way to communicate with the general...
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