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The mission of the Art Department at Austin Community College is to provide all students (majors and non-majors alike) access to significant opportunities for creative and professional development. Our Art Department has over 50 experienced faculty able to assist and guide you in your creative pursuits within a flexible schedule. Whether you are interested in showing off your new painting skills in our gallery, creating giant prints with a steamroller, or studying art history in Italy, we have a wide variety of art classes from traditional to contemporary. We also have well equipped classrooms where you can delve into any or all of the major art disciplines we offer: Art History, Ceramics, Drawing, Digital Art, 2-D Design, 3-D Design, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture. So no matter where you are in life, if you are looking to start your college art career or just looking for something interesting to do with your hands, we can provide a unique and exciting arts experience that will transform your life by enhancing your intelligence, your creativity, and the quality of your life.

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2018 ACC Juried Art Exhibition
ACC Highland Campus Building 4000
6101 Highland Campus Drive, Austin TX 78752
Exhibition Dates: Nov 19 – Feb 28
Reception: Thursday, Nov 29, 6-8pm
Drop off work date: Monday, Nov 12, 9am – 4pm
(If you are unable to drop off work at this specified time you must contact to arrange a prior drop off time!)
Deadline to apply: Monday, Oct 29, 8am

Instructions for application:

Send entries to
Enter up to three works per artist.
Please send one image per piece. (An additional alternate view may be submitted for 3D work.)
Files must be in jpeg format. Resize images to 1500 pixels on the longest side with
resolution set to 72 ppi. Name files in this manner:
If selected, all work must be ready to hang with wire
Sawtooth or D-ring only hangers will not be accepted.