The Department of Art offers students the opportunity to acquire a background of knowledge and skills, and to develop their abilities in the visual arts. The programs prepare students for many professions in teaching, business, and industry as well as for advanced professional study in art. Students with interests in animation, graphic design/visual communication, fashion fiber and materials, art history, art education or studio arts, including ceramics, photography, painting, printmaking, and sculpture, will find appropriate courses of study in the department. Students pursuing careers in other fields may benefit from combining the study of art with their professional preparation. The department offers a BA, MA, and MFA programs, as well as a Minor in Art and a Certificate in Fashion, Fiber and Materials.
RONALD H. SILVERMAN FINE ARTS GALLERY
The Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery at Cal State LA serves the needs of an urban and diverse university community by providing a forum for investigating a wide range of visual cultures. The Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery presents cultural exhibits, and the creative work of professional artists, Cal State LA faculty, and graduate and undergraduate students year around. The gallery is located in the Fine Arts Building on the first floor.