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Studio Art Associate Degree

Develop artistic skills and vision with experienced and passionate arts faculty

Transform your creativity into a career and immerse yourself in our mountain towns’ vibrant art community with an Associate of Arts in Studio Art at Colorado Mountain College. Our faculty are known for their hands-on teaching, one-on-one attention, and expertise in their fields.

Learn the basics or deepen your skills as an artist in CMC’s state-of-the-art facilities in ceramics, digital fabrication/3D printing, drawing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, small metals fabrication, and soft goods manufacturing. Students have the opportunity to choose from several electives to expand and focus their artistic studies.

The Associate of Arts in Studio Art is available in the renowned arts communities of Aspen, Carbondale, and Steamboat Springs. You’ll be inspired by your surroundings, your instructors and your peers.

Artists are in demand. This program is a pathway to multiple careers as a professional artist, art director, product designer, illustrator, art teacher, graphic designer, gallery owner and many more.

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