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UCLA Extension Visual Arts offers individual courses in design, user experience, art history, photography, and fine art. In addition, we offer certificate programs in Design Communication Arts, Print, Web, and Photography. The majority of our courses are open enrollment.

Some of our Recent Posts

  • Visual Arts Fall Classes

    To view fall visual arts courses, schedules and instructor bios, please click:   At the following link, click registration numbers [...]

  • DCA and UX Fall Catalog

    Click here to go to the UCLA Extension website to view/enroll in DCA or UX courses OR click on the link below to access the DCA and UX [...]

  • Moving Beyond Binary Systems

    Thinking outside the box can mean reassessing cultural messaging about roles and labels. For artists and designers, that could be [...]

  • Rebranding our Shame

    Of all the 2015 TedxUCLA talks, the one I felt our DCA students would benefit from the most was Adi Jaffe’s talk, [...]

  • Like us on Facebook!

    For program updates, job listings, and reminders of important dates and deadlines, be sure to like our Facebook Page! Our photo albums [...]

  • Inspiration! Courtesy of Eric Rosner

    Check out this sublime illustration by instructor Eric Rosner:

  • Explore the Studio Arts

    Each year at It’s Your Show, I’m struck by the beautiful paintings and drawings that our students submit. Many are picking [...]

  • Interview with instructor Dale Hernsdorf

    We are pleased to announce a new instructor to our program. Dale Hernsdorf will be teaching Handmade Jewelry I this summer, and is [...]

  • Course spotlight: Advanced Typography (online) with Anya Farquhar

    We were thrilled when expert designer Anya Farquhar not only joined our instructor team but also agreed to help us bring the course [...]