Department of Art

Fine Arts 326-327 phone: (323)343-4012 fax: (323)343-4045
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8am-6pm Friday: 8am-5pm
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Illumination Journal

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.  

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Illumination The Online Journal of the Department of Art


Cal. State L.A.'s Mesoamerican Symposium
in Honor of the late Linda Scheld’s-mesoamerican-symposium-bring-together-scholars-academics-honor-la-0

Friday, April 10, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Golden Eagle Ballroom at Cal State L.A.

Animation Lab Opening
FA 316, Thursday @ 4-6pm
March 5, 2015

Animation Stop-motion Lab Opening Poster

Tim Ebner
Tim Ebner, installation view at Rosamund Felsen Gallery, 2014, mixed media


Check these out: Our Alumni

Kaz Ohiro

Book by Kaz Oshiro

Mark Greenfield

Fine Arts Gallery

  • Fine Arts Gallery Calendar 2014-2015
  • Eternal Realms of Revelry

    The MAW Collection of Pre-Columbian Art
    curated by John M.D. Pohl
    Exhibition Date: April 10 - May 2, 2015

    Opening Reception
Friday April 10, 7 - 9pm

  • Thesis Exhibition, Winter 2015
       Carlos Chavez (Studio Arts, MFA)
       Olga Ponomarenko (Studio Arts, MFA)
       Ceng Ma (Design, MA)

    March 9 - 21, 2015
    Opening Reception
    March 14, 2015 5-8pm
  • Between the Two Worlds
    February 12 - 28, 2015
    Opening Reception
    February 14, 2015 4-7pm

Postcard for Between the two worlds exhibition

Postcard designed by Bia Gayotto

WM | whitehot magazine of contemporary art |
Jim Ovelmen: Western Skies

Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art: "Jim Ovelmen: Western Skies" by Lyle Zimskind

Undergraduate Exhibition 2015
January 15 - January 31, 2015
Opening Reception
Thursday, January 15th 4-7pm

Postcard for Undergraduate Exhibition 2015

         Postcard Design by Rheavell Cava

  • GDVC Senior Project Exhibition
    December 8 - 12, 2014
    Opening Reception
    December 8 @ 4-7


  • MFA Thesis Exhibition
    "Totems" by Toby Bresson
    November 24 - December 13, 2014
    Opening Reception
    December 6 @ 5-8pm

  • Invitation Postcard, Toby Bresson

  •         Postcard Design by Toby Bresson

  • Faculty Exhibition 2014
    Fine Arts Gallery
    Opening Reception 
    October 27 @ 4-7pm

  • Faculty Exhibition 2014 post card

  • Postcard Design by Professor Michael Henderson

  • Art Department Gathering
    @ 6-8pm, Fine Arts Gallery
    October 8, 2014
  • Senior Project Exhibition
    Graphic Design/Visual Communication & Studio Arts

    opening June 9th, 2014 @ 5 - 8 pm

  • Senior Project - Fashion and Textile, Fashio Show
    June 9th, 2014 @ 6 pm
  • Luckman Gallery
    Annual Luckman Project Exhibition

    June 7 to June 21, 2014
    opening June 7th, 2014 @ 6 - 8 pm

  • 5th Annual Senior Anmation Showcase 
  • University Student Union, Los Angeles Room, 
  • May 27th, 5 pm
  • Luckman Gallery
  • AFTER LIFE : MARCH 29 - MAY 24, 2014
  • University Calendar
  • College of Arts & Letters Calendar of Events