Art, Media, and Design faculty are
dedicated teachers, visual arts specialists and practicing artists who exhibit
and publish in regional, national and international venues. Our curriculum
emphasizes creative problem solving, the development of the individual artistic
voice, the mastery of specific visual, technical and digital skills, research
and scholarship, conceptual thinking, and professional practice. Whether
in Studio Art, Photography and Media Art, Graphic Art or seminar courses, the
department faculty strives to provide for students a cohesive curriculum within
the context of the liberal arts, which supports intellectual inquiry, an
understanding of the human experience, and the individual act of creative
self-discovery within a social construct and practice.
faculty of artists/scholars and the staff who support our teaching art studios
and facilities believe that it is essential to work closely with the students
within the studio art program at DePaul. Our curriculum stresses life-long
learning skills which include: creative thinking and problem solving, verbal
skill development, adaptation to change, working in small groups, the critique
process, and risk-taking as a means of discovery. These skills are achieved
through the studio art program to insure that students reach their full
potential as citizens in a modern, visually oriented, and technologically
Interested in teaching?
Find all full and part-time faculty openings on the Faculty Opportunities website.
Guillermo Vásquez de Velasco
- Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Professor of Art, Media, and Design
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