Fine/Studio Art

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Do you love expressing yourself through art?

The art program at Lincoln is committed to helping students explore and perfect the individual expression of their own identities as artists and persons. LU faculty provide a positive environment where students can explore their own creativity and freely express themselves through art.



  • Bachelor of Science in Art
  • Bachelor of Science in Art Education
  • Minor in Art (fine art or teaching)


As a Lincoln University Fine Arts major, you will:

  • Improve your artistry by honing technical, analytical and writing skills
  • Participate in local, state and national art competitions
  • Take advantage of the newly equipped computer lab with a color printer, a Color One Scanner and the latest software for design, illustrating and photo imaging


LU Fine Arts students graduate successfully with…

  • A mastery of art content necessary to be a competent and effective teacher of art, a studio artist and/or a commercial artist
  • Technical skills that are adequate to meet the needs of artistic self-expression
  • The ability to analyze art and to form and defend evaluative judgements of art
  • Knowledge of historical and stylistic periods of art history
  • Highly developed skills in oral and written communication
  • An understanding of health and safety concerns relative to art involvement
  • The necessary background to be successful at the graduate level

Find Your Major!

If you're not sure if the creative field is the right fit for you, use our Find Your Majortool to find the major that is best suited for you.


Contact Us

David Nyaberi, Ph.D 
Professor of Art Education 
213 Richardson Fine Arts Center 
820 Chestnut Street 
Jefferson City, MO 65101 
Phone: 573-681-5440