Welcome to the Department of Art and Art History at Sonoma State University

For thirty years, California State University Sonoma, Department of Art and Art History has been the hub of visual art on campus and in Sonoma County. As a center of creativity and experimentation, the department provides students with the foundation for a lifetime of visual arts study and presence. Our majors offer in-depth education in technique, concept and history of art.

Important Advising Announcement

Upcoming Events

  • Artist Lecture by ANN WEBER
    Tuesday, September 30 12:00-1:00, Room ART 102
    Ann's work can be seen in the current exhibition, The Third Dimension: Four Sculptors currently on view at the University Art Gallery at SSU
  • Artist Lecture Series presents: Kelly Inouye, October 1. 12:00-1:00, Carson 68
  • WELCOME TO THE FALL 2014 SEMESTER
  • Fall 2014 Semester begins August 19
  • Check back for more information.


Department Info.

  • BFA Applications for Spring 2015 due November 7, 2014
  • Is your class planning a Fieldtrip. Get the FIELDTRIP Forms Here! Everyone needs to complete the Emergency Release Form. If you are driving, then complete the other two in the packet as well.
  • Visit the Art Department on FACEBOOK. Check out excerpts from the Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
  • For information on registration dates and unit limits, please visit the registrar's office.