Laguna College of Art and Design
Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) is a private, non-profit institution located in Laguna Beach, California. Founded in 1961, LCAD offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in fine art, illustration, graphic design, and digital media. The college’s mission is to provide students with a comprehensive education in the visual arts, including a strong foundation in traditional art-making techniques, as well as an understanding of contemporary art and design practices. The faculty at LCAD are professional artists and designers who are active in the industry and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom. The college’s small class sizes and low student-to-faculty ratio allow for a personalized education and individual attention for each student. The campus is located in the heart of Laguna Beach, a vibrant coastal community known for its art galleries and festivals, providing students with ample opportunities to engage with the local arts scene. Additionally, LCAD offers study abroad programs, internships, and other opportunities for students to gain real-world experience and connect with the professional art and design community.