Welcome to the Department of Art + Design

The work of artists and designers informs and forms cultures, benefits society, and empowers the global marketplace of ideas. Drawing from a broad range of disciplines and experiential opportunities across the globe, the Department of Art + Design teaches visual fluency in today’s technology-driven world and transforms talented and dedicated students into multidimensional professionals and artists.

Our students hone their artistic abilities and also learn how to channel them into a professional environment, enabling them to create a life out of their passions. Our curriculum is complemented by immersive opportunities to study abroad and gain professional experience, with global programs from Europe to Cuba and an exceptional range of cooperative education (co-op) partners. 

News

Sarah Kanouse Art Collaborative- The National Toxic Land/Labor Conservation Service

Work by Sarah Kanouse’s art collaborative The National Toxic Land/Labor Conservation Service is part of “Facing Rocky Flats” is a …
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It’s Hard to Argue With a Computer: Investigating Psychotherapists’ Attitudes Towards Automated Evaluation By Professor Tad Hirsch

Professor Tad Hirsch presented a paper titled “It’s Hard to Argue With a Computer: Investigating Psychotherapists’ Attitudes Towards Automated Evaluation” …
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Graduate Student Brings Design Skills to the Table as First Information Design Co-op at Thomson Reuters Labs

Northeastern graduate student Shing-Yun Chiang, in the MFA in Information Design and Visualization program, is Thomson Reuters Labs’ first Information …
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