Visual Communications Design

Programs of Study

Graphic Design
Graphic designers use art and technology to communicate ideas. They work with a variety of tools in order to convey a message from a client to their audience.

Interactive Web Design
Design for interactive media such as websites and hand-held devices takes on many different forms and can range from information architecuture, graphics, art, interactivity, and user interface design.

Graphic Design Faculty: Learn more about our design faculty, the courses they teach, their interests and research, and professional work as designers.

Next Exhibit


Secrets of the Mount Vernon Culture

Digital mutations in commercial filmmaking, design, and sculpture. 

September 19 – October 14, 2016 

Reception: Thursday, September 22, 2016, Russell Day Gallery, 12:30-2:30PM

Camano Island aritis Jack Gunter is a pataphysician. "It's history, a parody, a social commentary, and a touch of stuff pretending to be old." Its faux archaeology, part performance art, part guerrila theater and connects on everything from trickle-down economics to numbers theory.

Other Visual and Performing Arts Programs

Studio Arts The Art Program provides three degree options, each requiring strong foundation courses and skill development in a broad range of media. Major areas of study include Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Sculpture.

Photography The photography program integrates the study of design, critical thinking, creativity, and technology into an exploration of the medium that is both personal and global in breadth.

Acting and Theatre Educational theatre is a powerful tool for theatre artists at all levels. Theatre promotes collaboration, cognitive thinking, problem-solving, and gives students a chance to explore their creativity and develop their talents on stage.