Arts and Humanities

Nurture your creativity and encourage spontaneous expression. UCR Extension offers a palette of creative programs designed to perfect your professional skills or introduce you to your inner artist.

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Arts and Humanities programs are offered in areas such as digital arts and design, interior design, screenwriting, fiction writing and video game design.

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Rising Stars

Kimberly CoulterIf you're an artist, like me, the Digital Arts and Design Summer Academy is where you want to go.  I loved the learning process in the classes, as well as the experience it gave me to become marketable in a struggling economy. Since graduation, I developed my own website, designed a full letterhead suite for a marketing business, and am now creating concept art for an animated music video.

Kimberly Coulter
Graphic Artist

IChin ChenIn my photography class, I learned how street photography and sociology associate with each other perfectly. I took photos and was taught the art of giving and receiving critques. The field trips were exciting and amazing explorations of the LA area. I was able to develop my skills and fain a new perspective into this art!

IChin Chen
B.A. Candidate,
Asian Literature and Cultures,
University of California, Riverside

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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Riverside, CA 92507-4596

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