Art Foundations

Do you find yourself doodling when you're bored? Do you like to draw or paint? Do you wish you could make the stuff you see in art museums? The Art Foundations program at HFC offers you the knowledge and skills necessary to launch your artistic career.

Interested in this program?

Why should I choose this program?

The Art Foundations program will provide you with the confidence to express yourself artistically and professionally, the self-discipline to continue honing your skills over a lifetime, and the background necessary to transfer to a four-year college or university Studio or Fine Arts program.

The Art Foundations program teaches you the theory and practice of creative visual expression.

If your dream is to become a fine artist, painter, illustrator, designer, sequential artist, crafter, gallery assistant or exhibition coordinator, take the first step and enroll in the Art Foundations program at HFC today.

What skills will I learn and improve?

  • Art fundamentals
  • Art theory
  • Giving and receiving critiques
  • Communication

What are my career opportunities?

Median Salary

A degree in fine arts can bring many different opportunities, including:

  • fine artist
  • painter
  • illustrator
  • designer
  • sequential artist
  • crafter
  • gallery assistant
  • exhibition coordinator

Program features and benefits

  • Student Art Exhibition

    You will have an opportunity to participate in a graduating student Art Exhibition presented at the Sisson Art Gallery.

  • Artists' Society of Dearborn

    Information on the organization may be found by contacting: Membership Committee, 1031 Mason Street, Suite 201, Dearborn, MI 48124-2222.

  • Transfer opportunities

    Students who receive an Associate in Arts degree at HFC frequently transfer to Eastern Michigan University, the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Lawrence Technological University.

  • Scholarship opportunities for art students


Lists the faculty associated with this program and their contact information.

FT Faculty - Ceramics
Art - Adjunct Faculty
Mariam Ezzat, M.F.A.
Art - Adjunct Faculty
Art - Adjunct Faculty