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Art Department

You can help support art programs at TTU

Consider how you might help art students at Tennessee Tech achieve their dreams of being an art educator or working studio artist. There are a variety of needs and options that would greatly benefit from your generous support. Your contribution will be applied to the designation of your choice.

For more information and assistance regarding contributing to the Art Department, please contact Ward Doubet, Chair at 931-372-3762 or email


  • ($500 - $2,000)
    Over the years, numerous alumni and friends have established scholarships in the names of a beloved teacher or family member, either living or deceased, to help needy and promising students. Some scholarships are one-time gifts while others are in the form of an endowment that maintains itself in perpetuity. Scholarships and awards are an important element in attracting and retaining the best art students.


  • ($200 - $1,000)
    Needed equipment includes painting easels, portable studio lighting, drawing horses, and technology hardware and software. Every gift, large or small, is deeply appreciated by everyone it touches.


  • ($25 - $500)
    Everything from drawing paper to glass to wood to fine metals is a consumable for art students who want to practice and refine their art.


  • ($100 - $1,000)
    Professional travel takes the faculty to conferences and clinics in the next county and across the country. Help our renowned faculty members keep current in their particular areas of research and instruction and able to share their expertise with colleagues in their disciplines and ultimately with their students.