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The Visual Arts program at Mitchell prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor’s degree and/or pursue a career in art. Learn from professional studio artists and instructors in diverse media such as drawing, painting, print-making, computer illustration, digital media, photography, and videography. Small classes ensure you will have close personalized interaction and personalized instruction that challenges you to grow as an artist.

Annual Mitchell A.F.A. Student Art Show

The Mitchell AFA Student Art Show is hosted at the Iredell Arts Council. This curated exhibition highlights exceptional artwork from both first and second-year students.

Our Visual Arts Faculty provide leadership and guidance to make this show possible. Special thanks to the IAC for providing scholarship awards for outstanding entries.

Award Winners for Excellence in Visual Art

Each year the Visual Arts Program nominates two students for Academic Awards at Mitchell’s Annual Awards Day Convocation, one award for Excellence in Traditional Art Media and another for Excellence in Digital-based Media.

Award for Excellence in Traditional Art Media: Jennifer Ros 

Award for Excellence in Digital Art Media: Evyn Arnett (animation)

Art Club

Join the Mitchell Art Club and get involved with fun activities and community service.

Visuals Arts Club Fall 2022


For more information on current events in the Visual Arts program, please visit us on Facebook.