For a concise overview of general art terms, view this glossary from the Cleveland Institute of Art. (CIA). The CIA is an accredited school offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 15 disciplines, as well as continuing education, pre-college programs, study abroad and artist residencies. The school is a founding member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design and located in Cleveland, Ohio.
For a more comprehensive glossary of specific art terms, try this glossary from the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). NOMA is New Orleans oldest fine arts museum, established in 1911. The extensive collection has nearly 40,000 objects, specializing in French and American works. The museum also houses photographs, furniture and important international works.