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Welcome to the Art Department at Austin Community College

The mission of the Art Department at Austin Community College is to provide all students (majors and non-majors alike) access to significant opportunities for creative and professional development. Our Art Department has over 50 experienced faculty able to assist and guide you in your creative pursuits within a flexible schedule. Whether you are interested in showing off your new painting skills in our gallery, creating giant prints with a steamroller, or studying art history in Italy, we have a wide variety of art classes from traditional to contemporary. We also have well-equipped classrooms where you can delve into any or all of the major art disciplines we offer: Art History, Ceramics, Drawing, Digital Art, 2-D Design, 3-D Design, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture. So no matter where you are in life, if you are looking to start your college art career or just looking for something interesting to do with your hands, we can provide a unique and exciting arts experience that will transform your life by enhancing your intelligence, your creativity, and the quality of your life.


Zenna James, Transparency Study, 2022, acrylic on paper

Online Painting I, timelapse video: