UC Berkeley Extension has the courses you need to sharpen your professional skills and develop in all aspects of art and design. Learn the latest techniques in graphic design. Or take a studio class in drawing, painting, printmaking or photography. Focus on landscape architecture, interior design or visual arts, and earn a certificate from a program that professionals recognize for quality. Work with award-winning designers, artists and industry professionals to refine your portfolio; gain hands-on experience with local firms; and develop the professional network to advance your career. Evening, weekend and online classes offer the flexibility that fits your busy schedule. Courses are held in San Francisco, Berkeley and online.
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Professional certificates are the highest level of academic achievement from UC Berkeley Extension. Specialized programs of study provide focused subject concentrations to develop skills within specific disciplines. Learn more.
View examples of student and instructor artwork and class projects in Extension's Art and Design program areas.
April 16–May 9: Graduates of the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts, Certificate in Interior Design and Interior Architecture, and the Certificate in Landscape Architecture
May 10–June 13: Photography by Lewis Watts
July 19–Aug. 3: Andrew Somera, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts graduate
Aug. 6–22: Priscilla Read, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts graduate
All exhibits are in the UC Berkeley Extension Art and Design Center Gallery, 95 Third St., San Francisco, as part of Third Thursdays.