Envision a creative future

Expand your creative capabilities

Engage with creative individuals

Evolve as a creative artist


Discover your potential and prepare for your creative future
at Youngstown State University.

YSU’s Department of Art in the College of Creative Arts and Communication recognizes that each student is unique with individual talents, goals and passions as artists and designers. Our program is designed with a focus on you and your future. Building a strong foundation is key. Faculty work with you personally as you progress through the program to help you translate your goals into reality. This personalized college experience helps you develop your niche and position yourself for the countless opportunities in today’s creative industries after graduation.

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VIRTUAL ART LECTURE SERIES

EDDO STERN
Monday, March, March 8, 5:30pm
https://ysu.webex.com/ysu/onstage/g.php?MTID=e29b2ce98b8ba8d6647cdf90e48cdc828
password: art2021

IRA GREENBERG
Monday, March 22, 1pm

ROBBIE LYNN HUNSINGER
April 7, 2pm

CHRIS SICKELS
Monday, April 12, 5:30pm

ROBYN O’NEILL
Monday, April 19, 1pm

WINNIE SOON
April 22, 9am

 BECAUSE WE FOCUS ON YOU

Education in the arts is paradoxical. Art making and the study of art require skills training as well as perceptual awareness. Participation in the process is the primary means of education. Students and faculty alike are immersed in the quest for knowledge and creative self-realization, whether it is in the form of computer graphics, printmaking or the study of art from the past.

The Higher Learning Commission accredits Youngstown State University in an accreditation that includes all undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), an organization whose membership includes 250 schools out of approximately 2,000 art departments nationally, accredits the Department of Art.

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