• Laguna College of Art and Design

  • Laguna College of Art and Design

  • Laguna College of Art and Design

Drawing + Painting

Classical Traditions

LCAD is one of only a few fully accredited institutions committed to developing highly skilled representational figurative artists who graduate prepared to enter the competitive art market.

 

Laguna College of Art + Design’s BFA program in Drawing + Painting is distinguished by a philosophy that is grounded in classical traditions. This integral aspect of our department will be the driving force behind your success.

 

Our Fine Arts curriculum was crafted carefully to provide you the most effective learning experiences that will result in the acquisition of skills you need to accurately portray still lifes, figures, portraits, landscapes, and group figures. You also will learn the conceptualization and ideation behind successful contemporary narrative storytelling.

 

To ensure that you are prepared for the challenges of a demanding and competitive art world, you also will be exposed to the business side of professional art practices, including marketing and presentation. 

OUR FINE ARTS FACULTY

Our Fine Art's faculty is comprised of nationally and internationally recognized artists who will share their success with you in intimate learning environments that enable you to develop and to achieve your goals. 

SOME NOTABLE GUEST LECTURERS

LCAD's DRAWING + PAINTING ALUMNI

LCAD’s Drawing + Painting alumni are accepted to the most competitive graduate programs, excel in the gallery market, earn private and public commissions, are arts educators, and work in museum and curatorial roles. They are employed within the following fine arts career paths and more:

  • Exhibiting Gallery Artist
  • College Instructor
  • Museum and Gallery Curator
  • Gallery Director
  • Commissioned Sculptor
  • Commissioned Portrait Artist
  • Private Instructor
  • Private Studio Owner
  • Gallery Owner
  • Public Muralist
  • Art Restorer and Conservator
  • Printmaker
  • Museum Archivist

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT FOR DRAWING + PAINTING

Gainful Employment