Associate in Fine Arts – Art

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Associate in Fine Arts - Art (AFA) College Transfer Degree

Begin your art career at Mitchell Community College by earning an Associate in Fine Arts in Art degree. Our program prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree. Learn from award-winning artists and teachers in such diverse media as drawing, painting, design, photography, sculpture, ceramics, print-making, computer illustration and videography. Small classes ensure you will have close interaction and personalized instruction challenging you to grow as an artist.


The Department of Art hosts six exhibits each year, providing students with opportunities to learn from and work with regionally acclaimed artists.


Possible Careers with Further Study
Fine Artist
Art Teacher/Educator
Graphic/Digital Designer
Commercial Photographer
Museum Technician or Curator
Advertising Designer
Art Conservator
Art Director


See more job descriptions for careers in the arts


Study Options
Associate in Fine Arts—Art A.F.A. Degree (A1020A) 


Mark Flake
, Instructor/Program Coordinator
(704) 878-3337


Department of Art


Department of Art Faculty


Projects Past and Present


Student Work


Louise Gilbert Art Gallery