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

  • Special Artist Lecture Wednesday, October 29 12:00-1:00, Room ART 102 - Kevin Cooley and Phillip Adnrew Lewis will talk about their work and upcoming installation IN THE VALLEY OF THE SUN, which opens this week at the University Art Gallery at SSU
  • Artist Lecture by ANN BECK
    Wednesday, October 29 12:00-1:00, Room Carson 68
  • SPRING 2015 Registration Begins November 14
  • Check back for more information.


Department Info.

  • 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.