Creative Arts

Lakeland's Fine Arts takes students from the fundamental concepts and practices to advanced application, creativity and problem-solving.

Whether you want to learn about art theory and its application in history, put your artistic abilities to the test in a studio course, or take a class for self-fulfillment and enjoyment, we have courses to meet your needs. Fine arts courses include art appreciation and survey of art, drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry/metals, and sculpture.

Fine Arts

Examples of Student Work

We love our students and their creativity. Below are some examples of their fine art creations.

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Career Opportunities

Successful completion of an Associate of Arts degree in art history or fine arts may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations. Below are examples, some of which may include additional degree work at a transfer institution. Northeast Ohio median salaries in 2020 for craft artists was $36,410 and for fine artists, including painters, sculptors and illustrators, was $54,340. Visit O*Net OnLine for additional wage and employment trends as well as required knowledge, skills and abilities. Additional art-related careers: 

  • Artisan
  • Art educator
  • Art restorer
  • Art therapist
  • Ceramic engineer
  • Commercial artist
  • Designer
  • Gallery assistant, coordinator, curator, director
  • Jeweler
  • Metal sculptor
  • Muralist
  • Museum technician
  • Production potter
  • Stained glass artist
  • Studio artist, fine artist, crafter

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Fine Arts Facilities

Fine arts classes are held in spacious and well-equipped studios, with the latest tools and equipment; designed for students pursuing careers in studio art and art education; and taught by faculty who bring a broad array of experiences to the classroom, including work as exhibiting artists.

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Get Involved

Students interested in the fine arts, transfer, or liberal arts are encouraged to get involved:

The following pictures of artwork is a sample of the student work that was on display for the Visual Arts Student Exhibition, held every April, in the Gallery at Lakeland.





Layce Artman I graduated with my associate degree from Lakeland while at the same time graduating as Valedictorian from high school. I plan to attend the Holden University Center to complete my bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Layce Artman College Credit Plus

Michelle Timms One thing I really love about Lakeland and being in the honors program is that the teachers have small classes and they are very devoted to their students. My friends at four-year institutions are taking the same intro classes that I am, but in large lecture halls with a lot more students. Michelle Timms Associate of Arts

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