Department of Art & Design

Welcome to the Department of Art & Design

The Art Department provides students with opportunities to study and excel in the visual arts through undergraduate areas of concentration in animation, art education, art history, ceramics, drawing, communication design, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Students have opportunities to pursue Master of Arts and Master of  Fine Arts graduate degrees in visual arts, art education, and art history. In addition, students can complete state-accredited art education courses, which lead to a California State secondary art teaching credential.

Latest News

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September 6, 2023

What’s in a name?

Many of us dream about the philanthropic good we could do if only we had a cool million or two to spare. CSUN...

The new LED production wall in action on the set of CTVA's JPL documentary set

April 20, 2023

LED Production Wall Expands Filmmaking Possibilities for Students

April 20, 2023 At the height of the pandemic the Los Angeles Department of Health put a moratorium on all stu...

La Bohème Poster

January 24, 2023

CSUN Theatre Travels Back to the Classics

January 24, 2023 By Michael Ryan La Bohème CSUN Theatre will begin the season by collaborating with the Depa...


Faculty Positions:

Find out what tenure-track and lecturer positions are currently available.


Art Lab Hours:

A complete listing of our Art Department labs, locations, and hours.

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Art Galleries:

Find out the latest exhibitions, events, and opportunities at the CSUN Art Galleries

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Undergraduate Advisement


ADC 120

  • Phone: (818) 677-2348

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Department Chair

Samantha Fields

Art and Design Center 120
18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA

  • Phone: 818-677-2242

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