Harris Center for the Arts

Harris Center
for the Arts


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Visual Arts Department

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Visual Arts Department at Folsom Lake College is to prepare students for transfer and careers in the arts by:

  • promoting excellence in the arts providing a comprehensive education in art history, studio art, photography, and graphic communication.
  • giving every student a solid foundation of concepts and skills that will lead to an open exploration of the historic, aesthetic, fine and applied aspects of the visual arts.
  • providing students with a thorough understanding of artistic heritage.
  • stimulating students' imaginations and inspiring their creativity.
  • fostering critical and analytical thinking.
  • educating students in current methodologies and techniques.