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Visual Arts and Design

Visual Arts and Design

Connecting a Community of Creative Thinkers and Makers!

In RCC's Visual Arts and Design Department, you'll find innovative technology with traditional expressions. We offer a variety of two-year degrees, transfers, one year and five-course certificates. Whether you're seeking a career or personal enrichment, you'll choose from our comprehensive range of foundational art and design courses. Small class sizes ensure the opportunity for deep learning while our cohort model nurtures collaboration.

At the VAD, you can transform your personal creativity into marketable skills to help you launch your career in the arts, graphic design or digital media. Our classes are taught by expert faculty, who are working professionals and committed to providing you with the technical and creative training needed to be successful as a creative professional. Many of our art courses also fulfill the humanities requirement for transfer degrees.

Explore classes, programs, transfer degrees and careers related to the visual arts, design and more!

  • Art History
  • Ceramics
  • Creativity
  • Design
  • Digital Media
  • Drawing
  • Jewelry
  • Metalsmithing
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Video

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Program Advisors


Heidi Lee Harless

Heidi Lee Harless
Department Chair of Visual Arts and Design
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 541-956-7271

Karl Brake

Karl Brake
Visual Art Program
Advisor / Faculty
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 541-956-7481


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