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ARC Art Department

Dept. Chair: Linda Gelfman
Phone: (916) 484-8242

Area: Fine and Applied Arts
Dean: Angela Milano
Phone: (916) 484-8433

Kaneko Gallery Director: Patricia Wood
Phone: (916) 484-8399

The American River College Art Department offers a wide variety of art classes including ceramics, alternative process photography, figure drawing, portrait drawing, anatomy of facial expressions, black smithing, traditional and non traditional sculpture, art gallery operations and portfolio building, printmaking, color theory and materials and techniques. The Kaneko Gallery on campus hosts eight different exhibitions a year and ends each spring semester with its annual student competition exhibition. America River College also has a vast permanent art collection which includes artists such as Andy Warhol, Jack Ogden, Gary Pruner, Luther Gerlach and Ruby Chacon.  

Students can choose from several degrees and certificate options:



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