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Studio & Digital Arts

Study Studio & Digital Arts at a Christian University

Use Your Artistic Gifts. Shape Our Culture.

Equip your passion for art and design with a degree that prepares you for your career.

Through the Department of Studio & Digital Arts (SADA) at Liberty University, you can choose bachelor’s and master’s degrees tailoring them to match your interests with specializations like graphic design and studio art. And, any major can add on a minor in Photography, Graphic Design, and Studio Art.

Offering state-of-the-art equipment and technology, SADA will help you shape the visual sphere of our culture as you learn how to educate, entertain, and persuade through the visual arts.

A Christian Studio & Digital Arts Experience

Learn from faculty members who embrace their Christian faith and are industry-experienced professionals. They specialize in many areas such as graphic design, photography, interactive design, studio art, print design, game development,  illustration, and ceramics. Our Studio & Digital Arts programs are committed to nurturing your God-given talents and teaching you how you can use media to impact the culture for Christ.

Studio & Digital Arts Programs

Bachelor’s Degrees in Studio & Digital Arts

Looking for the best way to step into your graphic design, studio art, or digital design career? Hone your craft and gain new skills with our Studio & Digital Arts Bachelor’s Degrees.

Master’s Degrees in Studio & Digital Arts

Take your career to the next level with an MFA or MA degree from the Department of Studio & Digital Arts. With your master’s degree, you’ll enrich your understanding of the arts and gain valuable studio experience.

Minors in Studio & Digital Arts

Enhance your career with a minor in Photography, Graphic Design, or Studio Art. You will gain familiarity with equipment, tools, and software. And you’ll learn design techniques, best practices, and industry standards that will help you succeed in your field.

Featured Faculty

Our Art Gallery

Green Hall Art Gallery

The Green Hall Art Gallery offers students and members of the local community the opportunity to experience the beauty and diversity of art. Each year, the gallery rotates through a series of exhibits featuring student work and pieces from its collection.

Give to the Art Gallery. Your support helps our students, staff, community, and region gain a broader appreciation for the visual arts and the influence they have on our culture.

Learn more about the Green Hall Art Gallery

Life of Christ Exhibit

This 21-piece collection of paintings is located in the Alumni Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the Montview Student Union.

Now in Liberty’s permanent collection, the Life of Christ art was donated in honor of Dr. Troy L. Day and in memory of the late Alton H. Thigpen.

Learn more about the Life of Christ Exhibit

Discover all the Disciplines of Studio & Digital Arts

Graphic Design
Hone your design skills and enhance your craft with a BFA in Graphic Design. Gain real-world experience through project-based courses, assignments, and internships that will prepare you for your career.

Studio Art
Learn the language, aesthetics, and cultural impacts of visual communication as you enhance your creativity and refine your skills in painting, sculpting, drawing, and other forms of visual art.

Enhance your career or pursue your passion with a photography minor. Learn photo composition, lighting, and trade techniques that will equip you for professional photography.

Visual Design
Sharpen your visual design skills in a variety of mediums as you learn the techniques and traditional practices you need to prepare for your career in arts and design.

Drawing & Illustration
Fine-tune your drawing and illustration skills, and learn the techniques that will help you succeed in your career as a visual artist.

Art & Culture
Study the intersection of art and culture, and learn how art can uniquely impact and shape the direction of society.

3D Design
Step into the world of 3D design in our 3D Innovation lab. Learn how to use 3D body scanning technology, 3D printing equipment, medium-to-large scanning equipment and more.

Practice throwing vessels of all shapes and sizes in our modern ceramics lab. Gain experience on the student wheels, and fire and glaze your work in the on-site kiln.

Grow as a sculptor in our state-of-the-art sculpture lab. Gain experience working with wood, metal, and clay.

Start Your Journey as a Student at Liberty

Studio & Digital Arts Facilities

Learn more about the labs and facilities at Liberty University’s Department of Studio & Digital Arts. This includes our:

  • Mac Labs
  • Art Labs
  • Ceramics Lab
  • Photography Lab
  • Sculpture Lab
  • 3D Innovation Lab

Help students make their idea a reality!
The Department of Studio & Digital Arts is accepting donations to add a 3D printer to our 3D Innovation Lab.

Drawing/Painting Lab
Sculpture Lab
Ceramics Lab
Mac Labs
3D Innovations Lab
3D Innovations Lab
Photography Lab
Photography Lab

What Our Alumni Say

Arnulfo Jacinto

I chose to get my MFA at Liberty University because I wanted to obtain my degree from a highly accredited Christian University that would emphasize bringing glory to God through art.

Rachel Lawson

Liberty provides an encouraging environment where the professors and students invest in each other...Students are inspired to make a difference in the lives of others, to think outside of the box, and to provide their best work.

Haley McVey

Liberty’s graphic design program gave me strong portfolio pieces that allowed me to quickly find a job in graphic design and equipped me with the necessary skills to confidently enter into that job.

Joey Wright

The community of encouraging creatives is the best part for me. They push me to do my best work and encourage me to keep pushing through. It’s a great experience to be surrounded by like-minded artists all on the same journey.


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