ECU DEPARTMENT OF ART + DESIGN : MEDIA + COMMUNICATION
East Central University’s Department of Art + Design : Media + Communication encourages collaboration across disciplines and offers major and minor programs in Art, Communication, and Media. In art, students develop a personal, aesthetically based, problem-solving approach to the visual arts and acquire skills in drawing, painting, design, sculpture, ceramics, and digital media. Lecture courses are designed to engage students in the contextuality of art as a historical dialogue.
Facilities include state-of-the-art studios for drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, digital imaging and foundations. The Department can access more than 50,000 images via database for art history. It houses a state-of-the-art digital imaging laboratory and audio and video studios. Other equipment in the department includes high fire, raku, and salt glazing kilns for ceramics; metal working equipment; a ceramic shell foundry; a CNC machine; 3D printer; wood and stone carving equipment for sculpting; and equipment for etching, lithography, serigraphy, and relief printmaking.