A collage of images displaying the diversity of programs within the Art & Design Division

The art and design programs at Cazenovia College, woven into a liberal arts environment, provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in their chosen art and design fields. In a challenging yet supportive environment, expert faculty provide students with personalized, hands-on instruction. Courses focus on creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills while fostering interdisciplinary study. Experiential learning, mentorships and internships prepare students for dynamic and creative professional careers.

NASAD Accredited 

Cazenovia College is accredited by the prestigious National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Meeting NASAD standards confirms that Cazenovia’s curricula, faculty, facilities and student work are among the best in the U.S. 



Portfolio Requirement

As a student intending to major in one of our Art and Design programs, you have the option of submitting a portfolio when you apply or develop a portfolio during your first year under the guidance of our faculty.
Portfolio Submission Guidelines


See why NASAD accreditation is important to students and faculty, and examples of Art & Design student work.



Kim Waale
  • Division Chair, Art & Design

    Professor, Art

  •  (315) 655-7309