HarrisCenter for the Arts Three Stages

Harris Center
for the Arts


Three Stages

  • Register Now for Summer & Fall

    Register Now for Summer & Fall

    Open registration is underway. Summer starts June 8. Fall starts Aug. 22.
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  • Looking for open classes?

    Looking for open classes?

    Summer classes are available! Session starts June 8. Click on the photo for info.
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  • Graduation

    Graduation

    FLC's 2015 Commencement Ceremony will be held Wed., May 20 at 6:30pm
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  • Los Rios Night

    Los Rios Night

    Los Rios Night at Raley Field on June 6 for River Cats game
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  • Summer Transferable Classes

    Summer Transferable Classes

    This summer, FLC offers a wide variety of classes that are transferable to CSU and/or UC.
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  • Class schedules now online

    Class schedules now online

    The Summer and Fall class schedules are online now! Click on the photo for more info.
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Studio Art

Through the program's art theory and art practice classes, students will develop the core foundation of classes and skills for transfer to the upper division of a four-year program. These core skills include an awareness and understanding of the materials, tools, rationale and significance of art in society. The art curricula's critical thinking and technical skills components encourage students to utilize independent thought processes and problem-solving.

Within the AA degrees, rigorous training in conceptual and technical skills will help students with career opportunities such as painters, sculptors, ceramists, art instructors, illustrators, printmakers, computer publishing specialists, commercial designers, gallery directors, graphic artists, computer artists, game designers, and many more.

The Visual Arts Dept. uses a wide range of methods to keep the programs current. Teaching modalities include the use of visual and multimedia presentations, the internet, individual critiques, group critiques, group work, and writing assignments that stress critical thinking skills. New resources, methods, and materials that are developed in the arts are brought into the classroom for students to be aware of the latest industry standards.