Headed by a faculty of internationally recognized artists and complemented by numerous visiting lecturers, the Department of Art at UCLA is committed to professional art training within the context of a great liberal arts university.


Jennifer Bolande, Professor, New Genres
Barbara Drucker, Professor, Painting/Drawing / Associate Dean, Community Engagement and Arts Education
Russell Ferguson, Professor
Andrea Fraser, Professor, Interdisciplinary Studio
Roger Herman, Professor, Painting/Drawing
Mary Kelly, Distinguished Professor, Interdisciplinary Studio
Barbara Kruger, Professor, New Genres
Rodney McMillian, Associate Professor, Sculpture
Catherine Opie, Professor, Photography
Silke Otto-Knapp, Associate Professor, Painting/Drawing
Hirsch Perlman, Professor, Sculpture and Chair
Lari Pittman, Distinguished Professor, Painting/Drawing
Adrian Saxe, Professor, Ceramics
Patty Wickman, Professor, Painting/Drawing

Lecturers and Visiting Faculty
Emeritus Faculty

Faculty Exhibition Highlights