Art (Studio)

  • AA
Art student adds details with small brush to painting of still life.

Express your creativity, collaborate with others, and be a part of an artistic community. With an associate degree in Studio Art from Nashville State, you will learn the basic principles of art and the techniques needed to perfect your craft. Lay the foundation for your bachelor’s degree now, with courses that are guaranteed to transfer to a 4-year university after graduation.

Associate of Arts

Courses will teach you the foundations of drawing, composition, color, texture, and more. You will gain experience rendering compositions of still lives, figures, and landscapes.


Two years


About $9,490 total in tuition and fees.


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After Nashville State

The A.A. degree in Art is best used to transfer to a 4-year college or university. We guarantee a successful transfer to complete your bachelor’s degree at a Tennessee public university with the help of Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTPs). Complete all the courses listed on the Art A.A. degree TTP at Nashville State, and you will have completed the first two years of a 4-year bachelor's degree.


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Campus Availability: The majority of Art courses are only offered on our White Bridge or Southeast campuses, however some may be available online. Gen ed courses are available on all campuses and online. To check current course offerings check class schedule.

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Susan Tucker

Secretary III

K-108J, White Bridge Campus

Michael Sundblad

Dean of School of Arts and Humanities

Room K-108G, White Bridge Campus


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Guy Coffin

Assistant Professor, Arts

John Knox

Associate Professor, Art

Room H-140, White Bridge Campus

Scott McRoberts

Associate Professor, Art

C-107A, White Bridge Campus