Art and design student working on typography project

Welcome to Art + Design

Studying visual arts at Loyola University New Orleans provides you the opportunity of a lifetime. We offer disciplines in art history and visual culture, computer-based imaging, drawing, motion graphics, painting, photography, print design, printmaking, sculpture, and web design.

As a visual arts student, you could:

  • Review the works of the St. Claude’s Collective or other area arts organizations as you build the writing skills pertinent to the arts.
  • Work with Julia Street art dealers and the city museums as you gain critical thinking and the social and business skills required to compete effectively in the contemporary art world.
  • Let the world become your blackboard as you travel to meet working artists in cities like New York, or participate in an arts-based study abroad program.
  • Participate in senior exhibitions of your artwork in one of our two art galleries.

student Achievements + Research

Art and design student wins Nintendo of America fan art challenge


Loyola University New Orleans junior Dianna Sanchez is one of five winners in a national Nintendo fan art competition commemorating the rerelease of “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker” for the video game corporation’s new console, Wii U.

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faculty Achievements + Research

Art lecturer presents solo exhibition incorporating historic New Orleans canals


Inspiration hit Loyola University New Orleans Art and Design lecturer Barbara Brainard while browsing old maps of New Orleans canals in Loyola’s J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library.

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alumni Achievements + Research

Azucena Roma ’14 (graphic design) one of “20 New Orleans Artists You Should Know” by Complex magazine


Azucena Roma ’14 (graphic design) was named one of the “20 New Orleans Artists You Should Know” by Complex magazine.

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