Having the ability to manifest the unseen into a work of art truly is a gift. If you dwell in the creative sphere, it’s possible a career in art is your calling. Whether it’s painting, pottery, digital media or photography, San Jacinto College will set you up for success in an immensely rewarding profession. Not only will studying art introduce you to the fine arts, you may discover you’re best suited for commercial work as a graphic designer, computer imaging expert, illustrator or animator.
At San Jacinto College, we’re proud of our award-winning instructors, and visual studios, which are outfitted with state-of-the-art computer labs. As a student, we’ll help you develop new skills and express your creativity in ways you never imagined was possible. Graphic design is a coveted skill in the mass communication field. With rapid changes in digital media and the ever-evolving advertising landscape, obtaining a degree from San Jacinto College will help launch your career.
Our courses give you the background and training you'll need to specialize in certain areas, such as advertising, media, art education, or gallery work. You’ll gain the tools and experience you need in order to prove you’re a highly desirable candidate for potential employers. Additionally, you’ll leave our program with an impressive portfolio showcasing your best work.
Art & Design at San Jacinto College offers two distinct tracks for students to choose from:
If you are interested in workforce training in the graphic design and digital media industry then the Art & Design Technical program offers classes to fit your needs.
- Art & Design Technical Catalog Information
- Please contact Brian Piana for more information and to hear about course offerings.
If you are interested in transferring into an Art & Design related major at a university, the Art & Design program offers transfer plans and courses that will get you started in the right direction.
- Fine Arts A.A. Catalog Information with Transfer Plans for Art & Design.
- Art & Design courses are offered at North, Central, and South campuses. For advising and course information please use the contacts below for each campus.
Exhibitions and Programming
Art & Design at San Jacinto College manages academic galleries at the North, Central, and South Campuses that are free and open to the public. Our spaces host professional artists, national traveling exhibitions, interactive works, and competitive student shows. If you are interested in scheduling a group visit, or just want to know more about upcoming events, please contact us a the hyperlinks or Facebook pages below.
Official Gallery Facebook Pages:
- San Jacinto College North Gallery - Contact Joe Clark for more information
- San Jacinto College Central Gallery - Contact Carmen Champion for more information
- San Jacinto College South Campus Gallery - Contact Bradly Brown for more information