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The UCLA Department of Art empowers students to reshape their worlds through critical inquiry and transformative creativity.

Undergraduate Admissions

Rigorous studio courses with world-renowned faculty enable students to develop their skills and find their voices in a wide range of mediums. Intensive making is augmented by courses in art history and critical theory, as well as liberal arts studies in other academic fields across the UCLA campus.

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A faculty member and graduate student discuss the student's work in front of a large painting.

Graduate Admissions

Housed in the newly-renovated UCLA Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios in Culver City and led by a faculty of internationally-recognized artists, the Art M.F.A. program challenges students to work intensively within and across multiple areas of study to develop innovative and sustainable art practices.

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