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Digital Art

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Major in Digital Art

Graphic design and digital art give visual expression to some of our most important ideas. At Linfield University, digital art majors work with emerging and industry-standard technologies to develop their personal style, integrate digital content with imagery and develop their own aesthetic sense. Students emerging from this program find careers in graphic design, illustration, marketing, web design and the fine arts, or continue on to further graduate study.
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As a Digital Art Major

You might take

Introduction to Visual Studies

Interpret imagery and meaning in cultural contexts throughout history, including advertising and propaganda. (ARTS 110)

Digital Art

Your computer becomes an expressive tool as you learn basic graphic composition using Photoshop and Illustrator. (ARTS 242)

Topics in Digital Art

Complete a semester-long independent project using advanced graphic composition techniques with visual arts technology. (ARTS 242)

Studying digital art at Linfield

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate understanding of the fundamental principles of computer science, visual art and mass communication

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  • Produce a coherent, cohesive body of work accompanied by an artist statement

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  • Demonstrate competency in one digitally-based medium


    Learn to work in at least one programming environment

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  • Demonstrate well-developed writing and communication skills


    Develop effective skills in research, analysis and self-expression through digital means

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  • Develop adequate understanding of the discipline to successfully enter graduate school or an entry-level professional career

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Intern in all areas of digital art

Internships provide invaluable hands-on experience and further develop your professional skills. Some companies where digital art majors at Linfield have found internship placements include:

  • Bixel Creative

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Have questions about studying digital art at Linfield? Reach out! We'd love to connect with you.
Mack the Wildcat
Brian Winkenweder
Department Chair and Professor
Miller Fine Arts Center
503-883-2284
bwinken@linfield.edu