Art at Mountain View

Taking art classes at Mountain View is an affordable way to get started on a path to a brighter future. Whether you’re taking classes to transfer to a four-year college or university, or for personal enrichment, our art curriculum will give you the foundational skills you need.

Mission Statement 

The Mountain View Visual Art Department provides educational opportunities that promote the understanding, practice and exhibition of the visual arts for the purposes of academic, personal and professional development. In all our objectives, our goal is to provide a resource for building a strong visual community voice for South Dallas, Oak Cliff and the larger Dallas County.


Department Description 

The Mountain View Art Department offers a range of studio courses from painting, drawing, photography, ceramics and design as well as lecture courses in art appreciation and art history. The Art Department serves a multitude of students, including art majors intending to transfer to a four-year institution, artists seeking professional development, students seeking credit towards partial fulfillment of a degree or other students attending for personal enrichment. The Art Department also provides the exhibition of art through its gallery program for the community at large.