Carthage has more than 120 student groups and organizations through which students can get involved, explore possible careers, meet other students, work closely with faculty advisors, and perform community service. The following organizations are popular with art students.
Art Club is open to all majors and artistic abilities. Members come together once a week to create, appreciate, and learn about art in a relaxing and stress-free environment. All students are invited to attend when they can, to learn new creative skills and abilities.
DRAFT is the graphic design club on campus, run by designers for designers. Founded in 2008, the organization is for students who want to expand their knowledge, develop their portfolios, network, and share ideas. This friendly environment encourages personal growth and development in students looking to gain experience outside of the classroom.
Kappa Pi is an international honorary art fraternity. At Carthage, the chapter name is Zeta Alpha Psi. The organization’s goal is to spread art among the community, reaching beyond the campus.
Centrique is the campus creative arts magazine. Throughout the year students, faculty, and staff submit written and visual artwork to the magazine. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three pieces in the fall and spring.