Art Department

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Art Department

Aspiring art students can build their portfolios at Anoka-Ramsey while exploring art and design history, theory, styles, movements and individual artists.

Who We Are

Art Department faculty are inspiring teachers and accomplished artists whose work has been featured in galleries, museums and community exhibits nationally and locally. Faculty encourage all students to explore their creativity through introductory art courses in drawing, ceramics, glass, digital media, painting, photography and sculpture, as well as art history and art appreciation.

Course Descriptions
Department Directory
Admissions | 763-433-1300
Dean Greg Rathert | 763-433-1864

Meet Rick Schneider

Rick Schneider
Meet Rick Schneider
Instructor of Art
Meet Rick Schneider
Instructor of Art

Master of Fine Arts (MFA), University of Wisconsin; Bachelor of Arts (BA) in History, University of Wisconsin

Meet Chris Jopp

Meet Chris Jopp
Art program
Meet Chris Jopp
Art program

Champlin, MN

Degrees We Offer

The department offers two degrees:

More About The Department

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Art Department provides a quality arts education and assists students in achieving their artistic and career goals.

In addition to offering an Associate of Arts in Art and an Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) degree, the Art Department also provides an opportunity to explore a variety of arts media. We contribute to the liberal arts education of all students by offering introductory studio courses in drawing, ceramics, glass, digital media, painting, photography, and sculpture, as well as art history and art appreciation.

We prepare individuals to build their portfolios or transfer to a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program at a four-year college or university.

Visit ARCC Visual Arts to learn more! 

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