Division of Fine and Performing Arts
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Art Department | 212-517-0693 | E-mail
The Graphic Design minor provides students with the foundation principals and the technological software skills necessary for further study or professional entry in the print and web design fields. The courses in the minor address foundation design, digital page design, digital photo manipulation (imaging), digital illustration and multi-media. On completion of the program the student will graduate with a professional portfolio.
Art 237 Graphic Design I or Art 116 Color and Design
Art 210 Digital Imaging
Comm. Art 225 Multimedia I
Art 316 Illustration II Digital
Art 338 Graphic Design II Digital
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The MMC Advantage
Marymount Manhattan College is superbly qualified to launch your career as a professional artist, graphic designer, art historian, art therapist, art teacher, arts administrator, or curator through the extraordinary resources of MMC's coursework and its non-traditional off- and on-campus experiential learning programs.
Classes are small and provide an academic environment which fosters close relationships among classmates and teachers. Whatever your interests and needs might be, our faculty are willing to spend the time to advise you and help you tailor your studies to meet your academic and career goals. Marymount Manhattan has an excellent faculty which draws on the abundant talent available in New York City. Our art faculty teach students through flexible, non-traditional internships, independent studies and apprenticeship programs in museums, art galleries, auction houses, advertising agencies, design studios, publishing houses and many other exciting professional environments.
These programs provide a bridge from the College to the professional art world. Students benefit by having access to this professional faculty and working closely with them. The unique mix of backgrounds provide valuable connections to the art community. With all of New York City as a campus, taking advantage of the rich resources of the city's cultural life enlarges the classroom experience.
Located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, Marymount Manhattan College is amid one of the richest concentrations of art in the world. MMC is within walking distance of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Frick Collection, the Guggenheim Museum, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum and numerous galleries. Art majors at Marymount Manhattan benefit from this wealth of cultural institutions as extensions of the classroom experience.
Art facilities include large drawing, painting and design studios with skylights, a fully equipped photography dark room, a printmaking center with lithography and etching presses, and a spacious ceramics studio with kilns. The latest in computer graphics and computer technology is also available. MMC's large slide and video collection is an invaluable resource for the Art History student. Students have unlimited access to all facilities.
The Hewitt Gallery of Art
The Hewitt Gallery of Art, located in the esplanade of the College, is an exhibition space for new and innovative art. The Gallery showcases professional work on the cutting edge, encompassing a broad range of media and styles. In addition, the Gallery provides opportunities for students to gain first-hand experience in curating and organizing shows in conjunction with the Gallery Director through the Arts Management program. Students' work is also displayed in smaller galleries throughout the College.