The Nicholls State University Department of Art is much more than just an art program—its a well rounded, creative family waiting for students like you. Our programs cater to the success of our students, and we are committed to ensuring that our Department of Art is one of the most experienced, qualified and well-equipped schools in Louisiana. Just take a look at what we have to offer.

Jean Donegan
Department Head



Italy 2016 Poster copy

The Department of Art Study Abroad Program traveled to Italy and Germany during the Summer of 2016. The itinerary for Summer 2017 will be announced early in the Fall semester. For more information, please visit our Study Abroad Page.

Jean Nunez Donegan - Coordinator - School of Fine Arts, portrait for art website. Photo by Doug Keese/Nicholls State 7/26/07



Graduates…where are they now?

Ellen McCord, Professional Artist

Ellen McCord has a B.A. in Art from Nicholls State University, served as a past director of the South Louisiana Center for the Arts in Houma, has taught art privately in Lafourche and Terrebonne for more than five years Read more …

Beau Raymond, Studio Manager at John Creek Arts Center, Georgia

Beau attended Nicholls State University. During his graduate studies he curated an exhibition for NCECA (The National Council on the Education of Ceramic Arts) Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Read more …