Arkansas is located in the southeastern United States, with the Mississippi River as its east border. The state boasts mild weather, with long spring and fall seasons, as well as plentiful outdoor recreation opportunities. The state also has a good mix of universities, colleges, tech schools, and community colleges for art students from every persuasion and walk of life.
Anthropology and art go well together in Arkansas, which has a rich concentration of art from Native Americans and early European settlers. Another popular major at art schools in Arkansas is the B.S.E. in Art Education for those wanting to teach art at the K-12 level. Of course, no matter what one wants to do, from computer graphics to pottery to art history, it can be done in Arkansas! The state has many strong museums, libraries and independent galleries, offering plenty of opportunity for young people to influence and shape its art landscape.