Whether you are an aspiring artist or a local arts lover, our School of the Arts is your ticket to exciting visual and performing arts opportunities!
Creativity That Works
Creativity That Works is our initiative to prepare passionate young artists like you for productive careers in the arts. You’ll hone your craft as well as gaining skills in marketing for the arts, portfolio development and career management. Blending your craft with these inter-disciplinary skills will give you an edge when you go to seek jobs and opportunities in the art world. All School of the Arts students will gain professional experience through their choice of internship, faculty-mentored research projects in arts fields, or other opportunities.
The School of the Arts boasts a broad experiential learning experience, composed of internships, clinical experiences, student teaching and study travel. 92% of SOA students participated in experiential learning over the past two years.
The School of the Arts at Converse College inspires, teaches, and trains artists; fosters communication, creativity and scholarship; and nurtures an appreciation of the visual and performing arts.
The School of the Arts at Converse College values and believes in the arts as a path to inspiration, imagination, discovery, expression and transformation.
Congratulations to the 2021 Virtual Juried Art Winners
The following Converse students have received honors for their submissions to the 2021 Virtual Juried Art contest. The juror, Bailie Bailey, a well-known local artist, art educator, and studio owner, selected …
Freshman Has Work Accepted In Juried Show at Grey Cube Gallery
Amelia Myers ’24 had her winter photographic work accepted into the second annual “Nature Art Show” at the Grey Cube Gallery. Myers was enrolled in ART 241: Alternative Photography at …
Double Major Takes on Two Leadership Roles During Senior Year
Theatre and History double major Sarah Faye Moore ’21 tackled two leadership roles during her senior year in addition to preparing both of her capstones. She served as Mortar Board …
Studio Art Senior Has Print Accepted into ‘Creativity During Covid’ Exhibition
Laura Mayne ’21 had her screen-print accepted in the exhibition “Seeing 20/20: Creativity During Covid” at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel, Mississippi. Artists across the country submitted …