We believe that art enriches our lives, brightens our world and opens our hearts and minds. The Visual Arts Department at Shelton State Community College focuses on instruction in art techniques and processes engaging the students in creative thinking, self-exploration and critical evaluation. The courses are designed to provide students with a strong foundation in studio arts and art history. The art program offers experience for the student pursuing transfer to a four-year college, art careers and/or personal enrichment.
The Martin Campus Art Gallery, a component of the visual arts program, showcases a changing series of exhibitions of local, regional and national artists. At the end of each semester, the gallery also features a juried student art exhibition with a purchase award.