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Art, Design & Performance | Interest Area | Cañada College

About this interest area:

Students in this interest area design, create or perform everything from digital art and animation, studioart, musical and theatrical performances, interior design, fashion, and graphic design. Art, Design, and Performance degrees help students express their artistic imagination, develop their creative thinking, complete technical hands-on projects, and strengthen communication and teamwork skills. Create with your career!


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Art, Design & Performance

Meet your Success Team



Hyla Lacefield (Dean of Business, Design & Workforce)

Business, Design and Workforce - Division Office

Lead Faculty

David Meckler (Professor)

Humanities and Social Sciences - Music

Counseling Division

Christopher Rico (Counselor)

Student Services - Counseling

Retention Specialist



Learning Center (ASLT) - Peer Mentors

Cañada Learning Center (Canada Learning Center)

Academic Support and Learning Technologies - Learning Center

Data Coach

Karen Engel (Dean of Planning, Research, Innovation and Effectiveness)

President's Office - Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness