Art & Humanities
GCC offers a wide range of classes in the study of art and humanities. Students can choose from a number of disciplines in both theoretical and production-based courses. Degrees and certificates are offered in various mediums that focus on traditional skills through the latest technological advances. Non-Degree seeking students interested in broadening their artistic skills are also encouraged to enroll.
Degrees and Personal Enrichment
GCC offers production classes in ceramics, drawing, life-drawing, 2-D design, color, 3-D design, comics, glass fusing and slumping, jewelry-making, painting, photography, sculpture, watercolor, animation, graphic design, and film/video. Theory courses are offered in Art History and the Humanities. Faculty foster students to develop critical thinking from both a production and aesthetic point of view. Degree-seeking students can choose from two-year degrees and transfer programs in the areas of Animation, Film and Media Production, Digital Media Arts, Photography and Fine Arts.
Dynamic Learning Environments
The Art and Humanities Department is proud to offer students state-of-the-art facilities based on both traditional studio practices and the latest technology trends. From hand-building clay to virtual reality, the student experience is highly valued through customized classroom settings. All of our classes are currently being offered in Hybrid and Online formats. The Digital Media Arts and Animation Degree programs may be completed entirely Online or in a Hybrid format. The Department's faculty is comprised of scholars and working artists with both local and national recognition.
Art Shows and Events
To find out more about Degree and Certificate programs in the Art and Humanities Department, please subscribe to our Instagram account @gccazart.
We will be holding Virtual Open House events during the Spring 2021 semester, the first one will be on March 27, 2021 at 10 a.m.
The Student Art Show will be held ON INSTAGRAM, details will be posted soon. Submit work April 1-30. Winners will be announced in May. The judge this year is a retired faculty member, Ms. Bonnie Loss.
Please visit the Performing Arts Center's gallery, located in the lobby, for the latest exhibitions.