Art & Art History



The Department of Art and Art History gives students, regardless of experience or major, the opportunity to develop sensivity to visual language through studio work and the study of the history of art. The department requires a balanced program in studio and art history that may be augmented to suit students’ particular interests and needs.   

Art and Art History students at Rhodes are provided

  • Close working relationships with nationally recognized faculty in Studio and Art History
  • A professional campus gallery featuring regional, national and student artists
  • Regional and national internships with galleries, museums, non-profit arts organizations, as well as artists and architects
  • Research opportunities to present or exhibit original work locally or nationally
  • Excellent track record for placing students in graduate programs
  • A burgeoning independent art scene in Memphis that supports young artists