Headed by a faculty of internationally recognized artists and complemented by numerous visiting lecturers, the Department of Art at UCLA is committed to professional art training within the context of a great liberal arts university.


Jennifer Bolande, Professor, New Genres
Barbara Drucker, Professor, Painting/Drawing / Associate Dean, Community Engagement and Arts Education
Russell Ferguson, Professor
Andrea Fraser, Department Chair and Professor, Interdisciplinary Studio
Barbara Kruger, Professor, New Genres
Rodney McMillian, Associate Professor, Sculpture
Catherine Opie, Professor, Photography
Silke Otto-Knapp, Associate Professor, Painting/Drawing
Hirsch Perlman, Professor, Sculpture
Lari Pittman, Distinguished Professor, Painting/Drawing
Adrian Saxe, Professor, Ceramics
Rodrigo Valenzuela, Assistant Professor, Photography
Patty Wickman, Professor, Painting/Drawing

Lecturers and Visiting Faculty
Emeritus Faculty

Faculty Exhibition Highlights