Concordia University's Department of Art


The art program at Concordia prepares you for a career or further study in your chosen area of specialization: art education, art therapy, graphic design or studio art. Whether you want to apply for graduate school, teach art, or pursue a career as a fine artist or in a related field, Concordia has the degree for you.Take the first step and apply at Concordia.

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At Concordia, providing financial aid assistance is a top priority, and 100% of our full-time undergraduate students receive some sort of financial aid. In addition to merit and need-based aid, the Art Department also provides talent-based scholarships to students who demonstrate a significant ability to create works of art.

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Careers in Art

Our graduates have become professional graphic designers and studio artists as well as teachers, art directors and Web-based digital designers. Several graduates have been accepted to prestigious graduate schools. An important part of a Concordia art education is helping you understand the mindset of a professional artist.

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The Art Department at Concordia

Concordia’s Department of Art is a community of visual artists and designers committed to an innovative program, a rigorous work ethic and an attitude of artistic integrity. Together they form the premier Christian visual arts learning community in the Midwest.

The Art Department is a fertile place for students to realize their potential. The study of art at Concordia is enriched by the Marxhausen Gallery, CONCORDesign, the Center for Liturgical Art and a faculty made up of active artists with a heart for teaching.

My experience with the art department has shown me a strong intersection with my faith, life and learning.
Leah Eklof

Student Art Portfolios


Faculty Art Portfolios


Art Club

An organization run entirely by students in the Art Department, the art club provides you with an opportunity to grow in your art through the collaboration with your classmates

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Brommer Hall

With the only entire building dedicated to the fine arts in the GPAC conference, Brommer Hall is designed for student to interact, support and strengthen all aspects of their art disciplines.


Marxhausen Gallery of Art
Marxhausen Gallery of Art

Since 2000, the Marxhausen Gallery of Art has hosted over thirty artists and art’s professionals. Through a diverse mix of exhibitions, performances, screenings, and conversations, the visiting artist program provides a public forum for the presentation and contemplation of contemporary art, curatorial practice and scholarship. Through discourse, studio critiques, informal discussions and public lectures the program provides students with direct access to arts professionals working across disciplines.

The Marxhausen is located in Jesse Hall and is open Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters while classes are in session.

Red Path Gallery for Art
Red Path Gallery for Art

Nestled in downtown Seward, the Red Path Gallery for Art provides an opportunity for students and the community to showcase, critique and collaborate on art projects.

Center for Liturgical Art
Center for Liturgical Art

The Center for Liturgical Art was established as an institute of Concordia University, Nebraska to create a program capable of spreading the Gospel through art while allowing students the opportunity to learn about being an artist in the Church.