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Female student drawingThe Department of Art at Metropolitan State University of Denver is a vibrant, diverse environment full of options for students interested in pursuing a degree in a creative field. Whether you are interested in being a professional artist, designer, educator, or researcher, you will learn traditional methods of art production and research as well as innovative approaches to art and design. Students at MSU Denver respond critically to visual culture in a variety of contexts and work independently and collaboratively to develop thoughtful and reasoned outcomes. No matter what your ultimate career goals are, the degrees in the Department of Art at Metropolitan State University of Denver offer you the flexibility of diverse options so you train to become an innovative creative professional. 

CDES students win a major award!


picture of student in front of HSI installation

Congratulations to the student group who facilitated the HSI Design Installation last year in the quad! They just won the Merit Award, Public Installation at the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards!  

Daisy Corso standing on red carpet with Merit Award, Public Installation at the 2018 SEGO Global Design Awards

Communication Design alumi Daisy Corso at the SEGO Global Design Awards. 

Photos courtesy of Daisy Corso.


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