Art & Graphic Design

I applaud your interest in a degree in Art and your desire to further your education!

The Art Department at Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, has the goal of supporting you in your journey to becoming a young professional. We strive to enable you to develop and refine your path of interest, and gain skills that will be needed for your adventure ahead.

Los Angeles is a city that is driven by many and varied creative people and fields. Your education at Mount St. Mary's College will prepare you with both technical and cognitive skills needed to participate at a high level as you begin your career in Art. There are many benefits to enrolling in our Art program, some of which are highlighted below.

  • Faculty members who teach your classes are working artists
  • We provide all needed supplies for Art majors
  • Art Labs are open 24/7 and are well-equipped
  • There are frequent departmental travel opportunities. Our three latest student trips were to New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.
  • We offer specialty workshops and learning opportunities that are not listed in the catalog
  • Our campus hosts the well-recognized Jose Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, showing contemporary artists from Southern California
  • If you pursue a double major or minor, you will be better prepared for an advanced degree or more qualified for specific workplace environments
  • You can finish your degree in a four year time frame.
  • Internships opportunities abound! Students in the past have interned at Disney and the Center for Political Graphics
  • We have an Artist Residence program that brings working artists to the department for extended periods of time

Please contact me if I can provide additional information about our program. I look forward to meeting you!

Jody BaralJody Baral
Chair, Art Department

 
Alumnae Snapshot

Marielos Zeka

"I’m getting my Masters in Art History and a certificate in Museum and Curatorial Studies."