Art - Riverland


Unlock Your Creativity and Elevate Your Artistic Skills

The Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) Degree at Riverland Community College is designed for students who are passionate about art and seeking a focused, practice-oriented degree. With an emphasis on studio practice and artistic foundation, this program offers easy transferability and results in a superior portfolio of artwork.

Program Highlights:

  • Reduced General Education Requirement: The AFA Degree streamlines general education requirements to allow students to concentrate on the core principles of art and studio practice.
  • Superior Portfolio Development: Through a curated selection of courses, students develop a robust portfolio of artwork, showcasing their skills and creativity.
  • Seamless Transfer Opportunities: Graduates of the AFA Degree program can easily transition to competitive four-year schools or pursue opportunities in the field of fine arts.

James Wegner Art Gallery: Located in the Austin East building, the James Wegner Arts Gallery serves as an educational hub for both students and the community. Showcasing exhibitions from regional, national, and international artists working across various media, the gallery provides valuable insights and inspiration.

Free and Open to All: All exhibitions and lectures hosted at the James Wegner Arts Gallery are free and open to the public, fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment for art enthusiasts of all backgrounds.

Unleash your artistic potential and embark on a transformative journey in the world of fine arts with the Associate of Fine Arts Degree at Riverland Community College. Fill out our contact form today and start shaping your future as a skilled and accomplished artist.

    Quick Facts
  • Associate of Fine Arts
  • 60 Credits | Four Semesters
  • Location: Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna, Online Course(s)
  • Offering: Fall

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