Are you passionate in arts and crafts? Do you want to pursue a career in those fields? If your answer is a big YES, then, Oregon College of Art and Craft is right where you belong.
The College was established in 1907 when Arts and Crafts Society’s founder, Julia Hoffman shared her knowledge and educated the public in the field of arts as well as crafts. She also taught the people in her community about the importance of those fields in everyday living.
Now, OCAC has become independent and private college that is accredited to offer degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts, Post-graduate, Collaborative MFA Program, workshops and youth and adult art sessions.
BFA program with Craft major is primarily designed for students who want to acquire technical skills and knowledge through involvement in the arts activities of the community, studio practice preparation, and generating business from studio work.
The program includes learning on the following areas:
- Book Arts
- Drawing and Painting
- Wood Fiber
- Foundations and General Studies of Crafts
On the other hand, program in Certificate of Craft is intended for students who are interested to obtain in-depth focus of a certain medium. It runs for three years. Mainly, it centers on the field of studio art wherein students are provided with proficient lessons and discussions. Through this program’s comprehensive preparation, students are given the opportunity to really concentrate in one medium without the pre-requisite of general studies.
For interested enrollees, you may visit OCAC’s site.