Imagine this... a city that celebrates the arts every day of the year.
Art galleries and museums, concert venues, a nationally known jazz cafe, storefront theatres, the restoration of an historic downtown movie theatre, an award-winning civic light opera company, and strong fine arts schools make Fullerton a wonderful place to enjoy a daily diet of the arts. Make Fullerton your next stop for quality arts entertainment. Make Fullerton College your next stop for quality arts education.
The Fine Arts Division at Fullerton College includes the Art Department, Computer Graphics, the Music Department, and the Theatre Department. The Division also manages the operations of all theatres on campus and assists in the technical support for campus special events.
The Art Department
1,200 Art majors and over 2,500 students per semester study one or more of 50 classes in art history, advertising and graphic design (http://graphicdesign.fullcoll.edu/), cartooning, ceramics, drawing, jewelry, gallery operations, painting, sculpture, stained glass, and two and three dimensional design. A full gallery exhibition schedule is anchored by an Artist in Residence program that brings working professionals to the campus to conduct demonstration workshops, clinics, and talks for our students. The Art Department also sponsors a high school art festival in late spring. For more information see: http://art.fullcoll.edu/
120 computer graphics majors and over 250 students per semester study one or more of 12 classes in animation, desktop publishing, electronic illustration, electronic painting, digital photography and digital video. The well equipped Computer Graphics lab includes over 50 computer stations. For more information, see http://acg2.fullcoll.edu/
The Music Department
875 majors and over 4,000 students per semester study one or more of 80 classes in music appreciation, music history, music theory, applied music, commercial music, piano pedagogy, sound recording, and/one or more of 25 performance groups. The Music Department maintains a special transfer agreement to the Berklee School of Music in Boston. The Music Department sponsors the largest high school jazz festival in the Western United States, a high school choral festival, and a piano ensemble festival. Performance groups hold concerts and recitals in the Campus Theatre, Recital Hall, Wilshire Auditorium, and multiple off campus venues. For more information see: http://fcfinearts.fullcoll.edu/music/
The Theatre Department
Over 200 majors and 800 students per semester study one or more of 35 classes offered in theatre appreciation, acting, costuming, directing, lighting, makeup, scene painting, stagecraft, stage management, and one or more theatrical production classes. The Theatre Department sponsors a playwrights festival, a directors festival, a summer musical theatre conservatory, and the largest high school theatre festival in the Western United States. The Theatre Department performs in the Campus Theatre, Wilshire Auditorium, and the Bronwyn Dodson Theatre. For more information see: http://theatre.fullcoll.edu/
Campus Theatre Operations
Fine arts staff operate the Campus Theatre, Wilshire Auditorium, and the Recital Hall, which are available for rental, schedule permitting. For more information, please see http://fcct.fullcoll.edu/
Looking for information about Dance, see: http://pe.fullcoll.edu/
Looking for information about Photography, see http://communications.fullcoll.edu/
Looking for information about Radio and Television, see: http://communications.fullcoll.edu/
If I may be of any assistance in answering your questions about studies in the fine arts at Fullerton College or about how the fine arts are celebrated every day in Fullerton, California, please contact me.
Robert R. Jensen
Dean of Fine Arts
321 E. Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832-2095