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Visual Arts

Bring Your Imagination to Life

Our imaginations are boundless, and it is art that turns our innermost dreams into permanent fixtures in our world. Whether you choose to put pen to paper, brush to canvas or clay to the potter’s wheel, let it begin with a solid foundation in the arts. Broward College has developed a distinguished Art program that is designed to provide the very essence of art education and application. Study with renowned artists and contribute to the vibrant, unique and inspiring South Florida arts scene as a BC Art student. 

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Visual Arts Curriculums
There are two Broward College Art degree programs available:
  • Art
  • Graphic Design
In addition to the degree programs offered, the Art program also consists of courses in ceramics, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. The curriculums are intensive and are designed to lead to a four-year Art degree program. Some of our students have been accepted to prestigious Art schools such as Ringling, Art Institute of Chicago and the California College of Arts.

We feature faculty that are continually practicing their craft and adding to their own instructional capabilities to better prepare Art students in professional development. Some of the instruction you will receive, depending on your chosen track, includes:
  • 3D design
  • Color theory
  • Computer art
  • Photography
  • Figure drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Ceramics
  • Sculpture
  • Painting

Degree Programs


​The Art faculty is made up of vital, practicing artists and has developed an outstanding exhibition record in the South Florida art world and beyond. Our professors are firmly grounded in their respective disciplines of Art History, Ceramics, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture. They include award winners of the Boca Raton Art Museum Art Guild, Broward College Professor of the Year, and recipients of the St. Thomas University Presidential Award and the Friedland Award. Our faculty also consists of graduates from the Pratt Institute, the University of Florida’s New World School of the Arts and the San Francisco Art Institute.


Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Broward College.

Showcase Opportunities
​Your development as an artist will be aided by several opportunities to showcase your works. The New Arts Gallery in Pembroke Pines, frequently exhibit student and faculty artists, along with regional and national artists.

For more information about the galleries, visit our Student Life Arts & Culture page.
Community Visual Arts Classes

​All members of the community are encouraged to find a creative outlet by registering in one of our art classes. Learn to draw, create a print, practice sculpting or take a photography class and make your contributions to the world of art with help from Broward College.

For Alumni

Former students of Broward College’s Visual Arts program provide us with the feedback, mentorship, job and funding assistance that keep us running. Maintain an association with your alma mater by attending our gallery exhibits, donating to the program and joining the Alumni & Friends Association today.

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Patricia Sanchez
Executive Assistant of Visual Arts
Central Campus
Building 6, Room 102
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