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Art Faculty

Welcome to the Alvin Community College web page. Here you will find the Associate of Arts degree program, art course descriptions, career opportunities and much more.

You will also be introduced to the art department faculty, the enrichment programs and kids art workshops. For a more personal introduction please feel free to call me at 281-756-3753 or Cherie Richey at 281-756-3605.

Dennis La Valley,

Art Dept.


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Dennis LaValley photoDennis LaValley, BS MA MFA
Department Chair/Instructor
Sculpture, Ceramic, Art Appreciation and Design II
Building I
281-756-3752 or 281-756-3605

Dennis LaValley is a full time member of the faculty of ACC and Chairman of the Art Department. He holds a BS degree from the Northland College of Ashland, Wisconsin, an MA Degree in Art from the University of Wisconsin, and an MFA from the Chicago Art Institute. Dennis teaches Ceramics, Sculpture, Art Appreciation and Design II. His recent sculpture exhibits have included the Art Alliance at Clear Lake, The University of Houston, Alvin Community College, and Houston Community College. His interests also include spending lots of time with his son and playing golf.

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