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Visual Arts

The Midland College Arts Department offers a wide range of classes. We have something for everyone, from students just starting out in pursuit of an art degree to more experienced artists looking to expand their skills. We even have classes that would be perfect for those with no art experience, and students from other areas of study hoping to add some creativity to their lives.

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.” Georgia O'Keeffe


Art instructor looks on as an art student sits at a table working on a drawing Art student creating a mug in the ceramics class Art students painting in classroom


Program Details

Available for ARTS classes, by student application and instructor recommendation.

To apply for any MC Scholarship through AcademicWorks:

1. APPLY at https://midland.academicworks.com
2. Confirm the link sent to your email and complete application
3. Check your MC student email for notifications of award
4. Accept award & write your electronic thank you letter to the donor

*Already receiving a scholarship? Don't forget to update your application each semester! You will receive an email when it is time to do so.

Midland College has articulation agreements with a variety of schools and programs to assist our students with transferring to a university. Our curriculum maps, located in the catalog, provide a guided path for general transfer to our top five receiving institutions; however, your Pathways Advisor can assist you with a personalized plan for your specific transfer based on university and program. It is strongly recommended and encouraged that you contact your Pathways Advisor for assistance with course selection if you plan to transfer.

CREATIVITY IS IN DEMAND! Which one is for you?

  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Architect
  • Architectural Illustrator
  • Art Consultant
  • Art Critic
  • Art Dealer
  • Art Therapist
  • Cartoonist
  • Ceramicist
  • Children’s Book Designer
  • Children’s Book Illustrator
  • Comic Book Illustrator / Inker
  • Computer Graphics Designer
  • Conservator
  • Costume Designer
  • Curator
  • Digital Artist
  • Digital Film Maker
  • Display Designer
  • Documentary Photographer
  • Fashion
  • Fiber Artist
  • Furniture Designer
  • Gallery/Museum
  • Game Designer
  • Glass Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Graphic Novelist
  • Illustrator - Freelance
  • Interior Decorator
  • Interior Designer
  • Jewelry Designer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Layout Artist
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Muralist
  • Painter
  • Performance Artist
  • Photographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Printmaker
  • Professor - College or University
  • Puppet Maker
  • Restorer
  • Scientific Illustrator
  • Sculptor
  • Set Designer
  • Theater
  • Film
  • Special Effects Technician
  • Tattoo Artist

Visit the course catalog for the most complete and up-to-date information.



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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

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