Cultivate your creativity.
Express your passion.


Art Program 

Inhale possibility, exhale creativity

If you’re ready to hone your curiosity and knowledge of traditional and emerging arts, then an art degree at UTPB is the right fit for you. Explore multiple mediums such as drawing, sculpting, painting, printmaking, ceramics, and graphic design with our talented faculty.

UT Permian Basin offers three separate undergraduate degrees and three minors to choose from. 

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Why Art at UTPB?

Gold Book


Over 2.6 million employed in art-related fields

Gold Microphone


Understanding formal elements of color, line, and space is important for a range of jobs

Gold Heart


Art majors can work in any field including education, technology, and public relations

Why should I study art?


When you ignite your creativity, your future becomes a blank canvas. An art major challenges you to hone your curiosity and knowledge of traditional and emerging visual arts. The talented faculty at UT Permian Basin encourage and train you to develop creative and technical skills to realize an artistic vision.

What are my job prospects?

Many people use an art degree as the first step of a professional career in animation, interior design, and teaching.

Your major can lead to careers in:

  • Exhibit Designing
  • Printmaking
  • Fashion Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustrator
  • Art Director
  • Photographer

What industry-specific skills will I learn?

Art students learn to use tools and equipment to print, paint, sculpt, draw and more. Our Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery allows students to display their art alongside other artists from all over the world. 

What if I want to teach?

Students interested in obtaining an art degree can also have the opportunity to get their teaching certification to teach art at any level. 

Teaching Certification

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