The Sinclair Community College Art Department offers a range of high quality courses in Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking, Art History, and Art Appreciation as well as a variety of online course options. No matter how you choose to express yourself in the visual arts, the Art program at Sinclair Community College will help you achieve your goals as you grow as an artist!
Whether you plan to major in Art and transfer to a degree program at a four-year institution or simply wish to enroll in courses for personal enrichment, the Art Department at Sinclair Community College is a great place to begin!
Art Department faculty are well-trained professionals with active exhibition and publication records. All tenured/tenure track studio faculty hold terminal M.F.A. degrees. Art History faculty hold M.A. or related degrees. Adjunct faculty are high caliber, dedicated individuals committed to student-centered learning. Most adjunct faculty hold M.F.A. or M.A. degrees and many have specialized expertise in their disciplines.
Students majoring in Art at Sinclair Community College are well prepared to transfer to art schools and four-year colleges/universities. As a university parallel program, the A.A. degree in Art corresponds to the first two years of study required for a four-year baccalaureate degree and allows students to transfer to four-year colleges/universities and stand-alone art schools to pursue the baccalaureate degree and beyond. The A.A. degree program in Art is university parallel and it includes the Ohio Transfer Module. Upon completion of the A.A. degree program, students may transfer as juniors to four-year colleges/universities and stand-alone art schools in Ohio and nationally.
Three rotating galleries with a regular exhibition schedule on the Sinclair Community College campus provide students and the public with visual stimulation and inspiration.
For program specific information click on the program below:
The Art university parallel program is oriented toward students who intend to transfer to a four-year college or university. The Art curriculum challenges students’ creative thinking abilities with its studio and art history courses. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.View Full Program Details
This short-term certificate provides basic proficiency in freehand drawing. The student will draw with a variety of materials including charcoal, pastel and ink. The student will be able to render three-dimensional items on a two-dimensional surface and will be able to demonstrate proficiency in value, contour and perspective. This certificate will provide the student with a broad range of styles and historic sources for his or her work, whether the individual is a graphic designer or freelance illustrator.View Full Program Details
This short-term certificate is designed for the serious photographer or student desiring a job in the photographic studio/photographic processing industry. The certificate ensures proficiency in composing a good photograph in the studio or field and developing and printing photographs in black and white and color. The student will learn studio technique and how to operate both manual 35 mm and digital cameras. Basic computer imaging techniques will also be covered. The completion of the certificate will ensure the student has a well rounded knowledge of photographic technique and applications.View Full Program Details
The Art Department is pleased to offer scholarships to its majors during the academic year. Please contact the Art Department at (937) 512-5381 if you have questions regarding scholarship criteria and/or the application process.
APPLICATION CRITERIA - The applicant must:
Scholarship invitation letters and applications are available beginning the second week of the term. If you are a declared Art major who meets the aforementioned criteria and you did not receive a letter inviting you to apply for a scholarship, please contact the Art Department at (937) 512-5381, Room 13-201.
Once awarded, scholarships will be payable effective the following term during the academic year.
The Art Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). This is a significant achievement for a community college since very few community colleges have been granted NASAD accreditation nationwide.