Art + Design Institute
Southern Virginia University

Welcome to the Art + Design Institute

With the rise of digital communication in the 21st century, visual literacy has never been more important than it is today. For graduates with a degree in art, opportunities for career success are more promising than ever.

For twenty years, the art program at Southern Virginia University has been educating artists and designers in a wholesome, faith-promoting environment based on Latter-day Saint values. We have prepared students for their dream jobs, including placement in some of the country’s top graduate programs in almost every field of art and design.

This year, we are pleased to announce that we are augmenting our rich art program with professional concentrations geared towards careers in design.