Cypress College Art Department

The Cypress College Art Department Provides a Context for Students to Grow Their Creative Capacities and Develop Critical Faculties

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Maintain a High Quality Education and a Clear Pathway to Four-year Institutions, Associate of Art Degrees & Certificates




Celebrate Art-making as a Process, a Way of Thinking and Communicating, and an Agent for Change




Foster Critical Analysis and Writing



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Encourage Opportunities for Lifelong Learning & Personal Enrichment




Today’s students.
Tomorrow’s leaders.

The Cypress College Art Department encourages  collaboration, empathy, and innovation to prepare our students for tomorrow's challenges. We believe in making a lasting impact on our students future.

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Spotlight Story

AJ Dungo, Cypress College Art Department Alumnus, Illustrates for the NY Times

After finishing his coursework in the Art Department at Cypress College, AJ went on to receive a Bachelor's Degree in Illustration at ArtCenter College of Design. AJ is an active exhibiting artist and working full-time designer at Sketchers and does free-lance illustration for a variety of clients, including The New York Times.