Art Department Building
West Valley College has joined a traditional media arts program with a critical issues oriented digital media curriculum to form the California State accredited 60 unit Associate of Arts Degree in Computer Arts: Animation. Students are provided comprehensive instruction in drawing, color and design, handbuilding, computer imaging and camera work as they relate to time-based visual media. These formal skills are developed in conjunction with the exploration of 19th and 20th century art influences; particularly the impact of technology on our world-view. The course work caters to those students with goals in...
Students have convenient access to industry-standard media specific computer labs, production facilities in the Art, Music & Theater departments, as well as the KSAR6 Television production studios. It is within this collaborative environment, according to personal achievement goals that students work to produce portfolio quality demo work.