Art Internships

Every graduating student completes a 135-hour internship. These professional internships provide valuable hands-on experience working in a variety of professional settings with regionally recognized studio artists, established designers, businesses and arts organizations.

Internships in recent years include:

Professional Artists

  • Lynn Aldrich, Artist, Los Angeles, CA
  • Chris Anderson, Artist, Elizabeth Center for the Arts Studio Center, New York, NY
  • Bambi Cantrell, freelance photographer/studio owner, San Francisco, CA
  • Mark Chamberlain, Faculty Cypress College and co-director of BC Space Gallery, Laguna Beach. CA
  • Ryan Cooley, Photographer/studio owner, New York, NY
  • Jim Kennedy Photography, Orange, CA
  • Ira Lippke, Ira Lippke Photography, Long Beach, CA
  • Megan McMillan, Performance/Installation artist, Los Angeles, CA
  • Jim Morphesis, Painter, Los Angeles, CA
  • Roland Reiss, Artist, Los Angeles, CA
  • David Sacks, Photographer/studio owner, New York, NY
  • Alan Schmatz, Photographer, Abuja, Nigeria
  • David Studarous, Studarous Photography, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tim Timmerman, Artist, Portland OR
  • Patti Wickman, Painter, graduate faculty UCLA
  • Matt Wignall, Photographer, CA


  • Arts & Services for Disabled, Long Beach, CA
  • BBDO West Design Firm, Los Angeles, CA
  • BC Space (Photographic Services)
  • Calavena/Rays Group, Design Firm, Mission Viejo, CA
  • Cal West Designs, Los Angeles
  • Cantrell Portrait Studio, Photographer Lafayette, CA
  • Chop Shop Gallery, CA
  • Dicastero Attivitá Cultural: (Department of Cultural Activities) Lugauo, Italy
  • David Ferrell Design, Los Angeles, CA
  • Exibility, Inc. (Design Firm), Walnut Creek, CA
  • Grizzell Productions, Multimedia Design Firm, CA
  • Kevin Rolly Studios (Photograhy), Los Angeles, CA
  • Mastermedia, International, Inc., Redlands, CA
  • Hon Studios, Design Firm, Honalulu, CA
  • Mirabilis Tech, Web Design, Burbank, CA
  • MJM Entertainment Group, La Mirada, CA
  • New Life Community Church, Pismo Beach, CA
  • Newgen Graphics, (design firm), CA
  • O’Neill Clothing (Advertising Department), Irvine, CA
  • Overseas Television and Radio Inc., Art Department, Taiwan
  • Pebble Beach Resorts, Office of Public Relations, Media, CA
  • David Riley Studio, Los Angeles, CA
  • RVCA Artist Network, Art Department, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Samuels Darnall and Associates, Design Agency, Orange County, CA
  • Stephen Grynberg, President, Sandbox Films, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, IL
  • Urban Decay/ Hard Candy Cosmetics, Vacaville, CA
  • Yo Gabba Gabba, (television show production) Santa Ana, CA
  • Your City Insider, La Mirada, CA


  • Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Blue Bird Art House, Whittier, CA
  • BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
  • Harbor View House, Living Museum Art Center, San Pedro, CA
  • Museum of Jurassic Technology, Los Angeles, CA
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles CA
  • Pasadena Junior Theater, Pasadena, CA
  • Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA
  • Orange County Museum of Art, CA
  • Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
Degrees and Programs:
B.F.A. in Art, B.S. in Art, B.S. in Design, Minor in Art
Department of Art
Last Updated:
May 06, 2020
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