Art Work by: James Hostetler

Silver ADDY Winner - Duracell Alien invasion

Welcome to the North Central Ivy Tech School of Fine Arts + Design

The School of Fine Arts + Design (SOFAD) located at the Ivy Tech South Bend campus and is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD). If you want to put your creativity to work, Ivy Tech’s School of Fine Arts and Design can help you get started on a great career. You’ll learn how to develop your ideas into reality, using your hands, your head, and a little help from technology.

SOFAD’s program in Visual Communication offers students preparation courses in graphic design, photography, web design, film & video, and the fine art foundation courses in drawing, painting, and three dimensional design. SOFAD’s Environmental Design program provides career training through courses in interior design, sustainable building and construction, garden landscape design, kitchen and bath design, and the decorative arts.

Ivy Tech Community College gives you the credentials to continue your education at a four-year institution or enter the job market to earn a good-paying job right out of college. Change your life, and change your future, by earning a degree or certificate from Ivy Tech.

News + Events coming up...

In the SOFAD Gallery

    Exhibit for 2014:

        Oct. 6th - Oct. 24th - Graphic Design + Typography Exhibit

        About - Student exhibit of past student work from visual communication courses specializing in Graphic Design and Typography. Previous Addy winners specifically won for Graphic Design will also be on display - Visual communications students learn to communicate messages, emotions, and ideas through the use of images and words. Students gain experience with computer illustration, design, interactivity and photography. Visual communications courses emphasize both the technical and aesthetic aspects of good design.


        Oct.27th - Nov. 14th - EDSN/ Design Theory


Around Campus:

New Dining Services - Dining Services offers meals, snacks and beverages to fuel your brain while you study for classes. Visit Ivy Tech Website for menu. Click Here

For more listings visit The Gallery website.