Building: AC 30
P: 480-461-7524 F: 480-461-7350
Fall & Spring Semesters:
Mon-Thu: 8 am – 9 pm
Fri: 8 am – 4 pm
Closed Sat and Sun
Mon-Thu: 7 am – 6 pm
Closed Fri, Sat and Sun
Learning to create effective art and design can be challenging in a variety of different ways. The fully accredited MCC Art Department has highly qualified professors who understand these challenges and will inspire you to reach your greatest creative potential and sharpen your artistic skill set. Whether you are seeking a degree, planning to transfer to a university, or taking classes for personal or professional enrichment, our department can help you reach your goals. We feature degree tracks, certificates, and courses in drawing, painting, ceramics, design, art history, computer graphics, and photography.
The MCC Art Department hosts a variety of annual activities for our students and the public. Our Student Art Exhibition showcases more than 200 artworks. The art faculty display their work every fall semester in the Faculty Art Exhibition. The Empty Bowl, which raises money for local food banks, is an annual fundraiser organized by ceramics faculty and students. Workshops and lectures by visiting artists take place throughout the school year.
Students in the MCC Art Department represent an incredibly broad range of backgrounds and have unique educational goals, but they all share one common attribute: the passion for art and design. Past students have received scholarships to internationally renowned art schools, are employed in a multitude of art or design-related fields, and have shown their creative work all over the world.
If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to call the Art Department at 480-461-7524.