Community College of Rhode Island

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Mission Statement

The mission of the CCRI art department shall be to provide a strong foundation in the visual arts whereby students learn the concepts, skills, and vocabulary to enable them to create and understand art as a means of visual expression and communication.

Emphasis shall be placed on the appreciation, understanding and practice of art and design including: (a.) the principles and language of art and design; (b.) the overall creative process; (c.) the roles and responsibilities of the artist and designer throughout history within a multi-cultural community and within a global context; and (d.) appropriate traditional skills and advances in technology in art studio, and history courses.

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Last Updated: 10/1/13