Welcome to the Art + Design Department
In the Art + Design Department at Columbia College Chicago, we know that you can make an enduring career with your artistic talents. We encourage innovation and commitment throughout our curriculum. Our programs will help you develop your aesthetic and critical sense, your creative problem-solving skills, and your expertise with materials and diverse technologies. You will learn professional expertise within your discipline while fostering collaborations throughout the department. You’ll also develop the interdisciplinary perspective needed to work on a superior level and possess the qualities that make our graduates not only exceptional artists and designers, but great leaders and entrepreneurs, as well.