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Welcome to the LACC Visual & Media Arts Department

The Visual & Media Arts Department faculty is comprised of working professionals who teach art, art history, photography, and journalism as both a subject and an activity. We recognize the uniqueness of individuals and encourage exploration of their creative talents by emphasizing art experience and potential in a diversity of cultures. We emphasize the relationships among the arts and encourage enrollment in multiple arts disciplines.
Our courses provide a foundation in visual, practical, and theory based knowledge

The Los Angeles City College Visual & Media Arts Department is committed to offering an extensive program of courses for students whose goals range from a career in fine arts, animation, multimedia, graphic design, gallery and museum work, art history, photography, and journalism to those pursuing personal enrichment. We offer an AA degree in Fine Arts and Graphic Design, an AA-T transfer degree in Art History, a certificate of achievement in Graphic Art Communication, a Vocational AA Degree in Applied Photography, Certificates of Achievement in Digital Photography and Photojournalism, Skills Certificates in Digital and Darkroom Photography, an AA Our two-year program aims at providing professional industry-standard, career technical training, while successfully transferring students to the University of California and California State University systems, as well as to private colleges, universities, and art colleges.
We offer a broad selection of classes in a department that stresses an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach between its disciplines.

Contact Us

Office Location

DH 202A

Contact

Alexandra Wiesenfeld
Department Chair
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2515
Email: wiesena@lacitycollege.edu


DH 309

Nicole Belle
Vice Chair/Photography
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2830
Email: bellent@lacitycollege.edu


Chem 206A

Rhonda Guess
Journalism/Newspaper Advisor
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext.​2832
Email: guessrd@lacitycollege.edu


Photography Labs
DaVinci 307

Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2833

Please let us know via email or voicemail how we can help with your questions!


 

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