Beginning July 2023, Northern Vermont University will be part of Vermont State University.

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Northern Vermont University will join with Castleton University and Vermont Technical College to become Vermont State University on July 1, 2023.

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About the Concentration in Illustration

Fine-tune your illustration skills for application in the visual communications field. Here you’ll build on your drawing skills and begin to think conceptually in a visual manner. From the basics of the illustration process to drawing specifics and different styles of visual storytelling, students will practice the craft of drawing from multiple perspectives and hone it for use in their career.

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Students in this program graduate with a bachelor of arts degree in visual communication design with a concentration in illustration.
Two female students in an art classroom, holding paint brushes, working together at a table.

“The art professors have so much to offer. They’re here to support you and let you be creative without holding you back.”

- Lily Johnson ’17


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