Fine Arts

Hope Railey


Chair of BFA Drawing + Painting

LCAD’s BFA program in Drawing + Painting is distinguished by a philosophy that is grounded in classical traditions and offers Emphasis programs in Sculpture and Illustration. Our Fine Arts curriculum was crafted carefully to provide the most effective learning experiences that result in the acquisition and honing of skills needed to accurately portray still life, figures, portraits, landscapes, and group figures. LCAD is one of only a few dually-accredited institutions committed to developing highly-skilled representational figurative artists who graduate prepared to enter the competitive art market. LCAD’s Drawing + Painting alumni are accepted to competitive graduate programs, excel in the gallery and public mural market, earn private and public commissions, are arts educators, and work in museum and curatorial roles.

For more information or further discussion regarding LCAD’s BFA programs in Drawing & Painting and/or those programs’ students, please email Hope Railey at