Fine Arts Department
Fine Arts Home
GWC Community Gallery
Contact Us

2D Design
3D Design
Art History
Ceramics
Drawing
Jewelry
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture


Fine and Peforming Arts Brochure
Download the 2013-14
Fine & Performing Arts Brochure [PDF]


Holiday Art Sale

December 3 - 4
8:30 - 4:30 pm
Fine Arts Plaza

The Fine Arts Department will be holding its annual art sale to raise money for the artist lecture fund. Just in time for the holidays, artwork makes a great gift and the department appreciates your support. Ceramics, Drawings, Sculptures, Paintings, Printmaking, and Photography are available for sale.

Art Open House
View Open House Photos

Open House 2009


For more information about the Fine Arts Department please contact us at:

(714) 895-8360
or by email at
abest@gwc.cccd.edu

join Our Email List

The Western Sun - The Newspaper of Golden West College

Associate Degree for Transfer
Associate Degree for Transfer

Salary Surfer
Salary Surfer

Search jobs posted at our school!

Free Newsletter - Student Health 101

Welcome to the Fine Arts Department at GWC

The Fine Arts Department at Golden West College offers a complete course of study, including Art History, 2D Design, 3D Design, Ceramics, Drawing, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture. There is also a dedicated Fine Arts Gallery showing student and professional work through out the school year.

Each course offered in the Fine Arts area is designed to enhance the ability of the first time art student and to strengthen the skills of the returning art student. All courses offered in the art area are transferable to State schools and many are also transferable to UC or other schools.

We serve over 1,500 students each semester and strive to give each student the best educational experience possible. Our knowledgeable faculty and staff are dedicated to providing each student with the very best art education possible.

GWC Community Gallery presents


2014 JURIED STUDENT ART SHOW

Juried by Community College Associate Professors:
Russell Jacques, Painting & Sculpture
Sheryl Smith Seltzer, Printmaking & Painting

May 8 - May 22
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 8 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Curator: Professor Darrell Ebert

Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(714) 895-8772

Click here for more information...


Be a Friend of the Arts

As a Friend of the Arts at Golden West College, you will enjoy many special benefits including complimentary refreshments at all Theater department plays, invitations to opening night festivities for various Performing and Fine Arts events, guest lectures and demonstrations, and invitations to backstage and costume shop tours.

For just $25, you can join a Friends group, or for $100, you can become a member of all five! More information...

Each year our Fine Arts students sell hand-crafted artwork in time for holiday gift-giving. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase original ceramics, drawings, sculptures, photographs, prints, watercolors, and jewelry! Join us on the Fine Arts Plaza adjacent to the Arts and Letters division office! More information