Our mission is to educate developing artists, designers, teachers, therapists and scholars. We believe in the advancement of the arts within a diverse intellectual, social and faith-based environment through collaboration in learning and artistic practice. Underlying all of our work is the commitment to the arts, which is a vital and fundamental cultural force necessary for the functioning of a flourishing society, to the awakening of spiritual awareness and to the education of its citizens. Our commitment is in the pursuit of learning, individualized attention, public opportunity, diversity and civic engagement.
Want to learn more about Bluffton?
During the academic year, works by visiting artists, faculty and students are featured
in the Grace Albrecht Art Gallery.
>>> past gallery exhibition
Bluffton offers three $1,000 art scholarships to promising and talented first-year students. A portfolio of artwork is required
for art scholarship consideration. DEADLINE FOR PORTFOLIO SUBMISSION IS FEB. 28, 2017.
The Bluffton art department is located on an attractive site overlooking Riley Creek in the Sauder Visual Arts Center, a facility that provides state-of-the-art studios for drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and sculpture.