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Studio Art Research Guide

A research guide designed to help students find resources for studio art



Art at Columbia State


"The Art (Studio) emphasis is a two-year program for students planning to complete a bachelor's degree at a four-year school. Individuals majoring in art have a variety of job careers such as artists, designers and photographers. They may specialize in film design for print such as magazines, craft artists, illustrators and cartoonists, sculptors and even work in restoration projects." Please visit their website for more information. 

Finding Studio Art Resources in the Library

Library of Congress Classification &

Relevant Subject Headings

  • Class N: Fine Arts
    • N: N1 - N9211 Visual Arts
    • NC: NC1 - NC1940 Drawing. Design. Illustration
      • NC1 - NC45: General. Including Collective Biography 
      • NC50 - NC266: History of Drawing. 
      • NC390 - NC670: Study and Teaching. 
      • NC673 - NC677: Competitions. 
      • NC703 - NC725: General Works. 
      • NC730 - NC758: Technique. 
      • NC760 - NC825: Special Subjects. 
      • NC845 NC915: Graphic Art Materials. 
      • NC930: Conservation and Restoration of Drawings. 
      • NC950 - NC996: Illustration.  
      • NC997 - NC1003: Commercial Art. Advertising Art. 
      • NC1280- NC1284: Printed Ephemera. Imagerie Populaire. 
      • NC1300 - NC1766: Pictorial Humor, Caricature, etc. 
      • NC1800 - NC1850: Posters
      • NC1860 - NC1896: Greeting Cards, Postcards, Invitations, Book Jackets, etc. 
      • NC1920 - NC1940: Copying, Enlarging, and Reduction of Drawings. 
    • NX: Arts in general. 

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