Department of Art and Design

Visual Studies


The field of visual studies combines established methods of contemporary art with theoretical discourses. (Read more...)

Facilities - BFA Studios

Illustration BFA Studio



Many emphasis areas provide upper-level BFA students with individual or group studios in the Calder Art Center. When compared to other programs that focus on undergraduate education, the department is rare in offering these to its majors. Combining the benefits of an individual workspace with the opportunity for communication between faculty and peers, the studios extend learning beyond the classroom.

Department of Art and Design, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan