Get Your A.A. in Art at MWCC

Come experiment, explore, and find your voice. Mount Wachusett Community College offers you a personal, supportive program in fine art. Our foundational training is centered on a rigorous fine arts curriculum in ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpting.

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We offer:

  • Guidance from working artist-faculty members
  • Close-knit, small classes
  • Free gallery talks & artist lectures
  • Open figure drawing sessions
  • Opportunities to create public art
  • Extensive studio spaces that have:
    • Large gas & electric kilns
    • Bronze casting on-site
    • Printing presses
    • PLUS: an outdoor ceramic firing area
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Prepare to Succeed

Faculty mentors assist you with developing your portfolio, choosing a four-year college, applying for scholarships, and using digital tools to photograph, document, and promote your work. Our students have successfully transferred to:

  • Boston University
  • Maine College of Art
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Montserrat College of Art
  • Pratt Institute
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts
  • University of Massachusetts
  • and others
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Save Money on Your Degree

Our tuition* costs less than the national average for both private and public schools, potentially saving you thousands of dollars. You may also be eligible for financial aid.

*Based on 2018-2019 tuition and fees


Explore your future in Studio Art

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“I grew exponentially as an artist and as a person because of this program. The community of people and discussion time is priceless, validating, and encouraging. Can't say enough about my time here. Thank you MWCC!”

Laura Connolly, 2013, Art