Art Education

This degree is recommended for students seeking a career educating young students in the visual arts. Art can be one of the most exciting aspects in the school curriculum, as it allows students to learn about themselves and the world around them. Teaching art can become a dynamic process that changes the lives of students by allowing them a safe place to dream, test ideas, fail without harm and perform without competition. 

Fast Facts:

  • Culver-Stockton's art education program is based on the four components of a modern discipline-based art curriculum: art production, art history, art criticism and aesthetics.
  • Students must satisfy all professional education and certification requirements.
  • Each student is encouraged to enter work in the juried Student Honors Art Show. 
  • Art students also display their work in the Senior Art Show as a part of their Capstone Experience course.
  • Fine Art facilities include Mabee Art Gallery, Sculpture & Clay Studio, Photography Studio, Drawing, Painting & Printmaking Studio, Wood & Metal Shop and Mac Computer Lab.

Student Organizations:

C-SC Art Club
Culver-Stockton Teacher Organization (CSTO)
Kappa Pi Honors Art Fraternity
Missouri Art Education Association
AIGA, The Professional Association of Design

Other Fine Art Resources and Opportunities

Portfolio Review
Gallery and Studios
Guest Artists
Fine Arts Calendar


Gary Meacher
Assistant Professor of Art & Design and Department Chair of Art
Phone: (573) 288-6367

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