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Visual Arts Department at Red Rocks Community College

Visual Arts Degree

The Visual Arts department has a wide range of classes that provide conceptual and technical training. With our degree students are ready for a four year visual arts program or will have the skills and knowledge to set up an engaging studio of their own. We provide professional development instruction as well as opportunities to learn from a variety of resources including visiting artists, multi-level courses, online support and learning out in the field.

Day, evening, and weekend classes for part-time or full-time students include the areas of painting, drawing, design, ceramics, photography, art history and art appreciation.

The Visual Arts program offers the following degree:


  • Associate of Arts

Please click here to view this Visual Arts degree.

Career Paths / Options in Visual Arts

  • Art Teacher
  • Art Teacher Assistant
  • Ceramicist
  • Fine Art Photographer
  • Fine Artist
  • Gallery Assistant
  • Gallery Director
  • Gallery Owner
  • Gallery Photographer
  • Illustrator
  • Jewelry Maker/Designer
  • Mural Artist
  • Painter
  • Potter
  • Sculptor
  • Sign Painter
  • Sketch Artist
  • Tattoo Artist
  • Wood Crafter
  • Workshop Coordinator

Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. (Click here for more information.)  The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year's data only. However, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

get started button Get Started! Painting by RRCC faculty Berndt Savig

Sculpture by RRCC faculty, Berndt Savig