Department of Art

The ART Department is a vibrant community of artists, designers, educators and historians dedicated to helping future generations realize their dreams. We are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and nationally recognized. The degree programs; Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts are structured so that students have the opportunity to acquire an understanding of the variety of subjects encompassed within the visual arts as well as to develop excellence in a specific area. They are Animation; Art Education; Art History; Graphic Design/Visual Communication; Fashion and Textiles; and Studio Arts, which include ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and new genre.  

Event Highlights


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Senior Project Exhibition
Opening Reception:
Thursday, May 18th from 4-8pm
Fine Arts Gallery
Exhibition Dates:
May 15 - May 25, 2017

Frank RomeroUndergraduate Exhibition Spring 2017
Opening Reception:
Thursday, 03/23/2017 @ 4pm -7pm
Fine Arts Gallery
Exhibition Dates:
March 20 - April 5, 2017




Art Gallery

The Foundation of Heaven: The Great Temple of The Aztecs Symposium in homage to Eduardo Matos Moctezuma
Art of the Ancient Americas Program of LACMA and the Art History Society of California State University Los Angeles will hold two-day 2017 Mesoamerican Symposium. This symposium will take place in the Bing Theater at LACMA on Friday, April 21, and at California State University, Los Angeles on Saturday, April 22. 

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Opening of the Exhibit "Antique Books of Mexico" in John F Kennedy library, Cal State LA


Art Gallery

Dye Hard Symposium
Presentations and Conversations addressing dye practices relevant to topics such as: community, technology, farming, globalization, regional economies, agency and market demands.  Invited Artists; Marianne Fairbanks, University Madison; Molly Keogh, Osei Duro & Indiana University, Jane Palmer Noon Designs, Rowland Ricketts Indiana University, and Laura Sansone, Textile Lab and Parsons NYC.   

Monday April 10, 2017 @ DTLA
DTLA – Cal State LA downtown 
801 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles CA 90017 

10AM – 2PM Presentations & Round Table Discussions 
2PM Student Fashion Show

RSVP Associate Professor Carole Frances Lung

Sponsored by: Department of Art and College of Arts and Letters  





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Fine Arts Gallery Events

The mission of the Fine Arts Gallery is to serve the needs of an urban and diverse university community and to provide a forum for the investigation of a wide range of visual cultures. The Fine Arts Gallery presents cultural exhibits, professional artists, Cal State LA faculty, and graduate and undergraduate students.
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