The Fine Arts offers many courses listed in the college catalog in the areas of Two-Dimensional Art. Studies in the Fine Arts Include drawing, life drawing, painting, color and design, and printmaking. The Fine Arts program serves students seeking to transfer or to work towards an associate of art degree.
Oxnard College’s McNish Art Gallery is an integral part of instruction. It features eight exhibitions during the fall and spring semesters, which reflect professional work representing courses taught in the program. These include group and solo shows, a guest-curated show, and a juried student art show.
There is a very strong Ceramics Program at Oxnard College with students who develop their craft from beginner to advanced Ceramics levels. Students learning about the media of clay and learning how to sculpt, paint, and fire their ceramics work in the industry quality kilns in the department.