Studio Art Courses

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Spring 2020 Courses

First-Year Core

ART 301C
Core Studio I: Surface / Image / Practice

All Instructors TBA
MW 8–11
MW 11–2
MW 2–5
TTH 8–11
TTH 2–5

Emphasizes the creation of planar works and the exploration of their formal principles and conceptual concerns. Students will work in traditional and digital media.

ART 302C
Core Studio II: Line / Mark / Observation

All Instructors TBA
MW 8–11
MW 11–2
MW 2–5
TTH 8–11
TTH 2–5

Emphasizes traditional drawing principles and their function within a contemporary context. Collaborative and technology-based projects will allow students to envision and understand drawing in a contemporary context.

ART 303C
Core Studio III: Space / Time / Process

All Instructors TBA
MW 8–11
MW 11–2
MW 2–5
TTH 8–11
TTH 2–5

Emphasizes the creation of spatial and time-based works and exploring formal principles and conceptual concerns. Students will work in traditional and digital media.

Digital Fabrication

ART 320F
Digital Fabrication I

R. Eric McMaster
TTH 11–2

Study of the artistic culture and techniques associated with digital visualization, three dimensional data acquisition, and various forms of digital fabrication including 3D Printing, CNC Milling, and Laser Cutting.

ART 340F
Digital Fabrication II

R. Eric McMaster
TTH 11–2

Advanced study of the artistic culture and techniques associated with digital visualization, three dimensional data acquisition, and various forms of digital fabrication including 3D Printing, CNC Milling, and Laser Cutting.

Drawing

ART 315K
Beginning Drawing

Dan Sutherland
TTH 8–11

Exploration of various methods, subjects, and expressive possibilities in drawing.

ART 322K
Intermediate Drawing

Independent Inquiry flag

Sarah Canright
TTH 2–5

Exploration of various methods, subjects, and expressive possibilities in drawing.

ART 368N
Advanced Drawing

Independent Inquiry flag

Sarah Canright
TTH 2–5

Exploration of various methods, subjects, and expressive possibilities in drawing.

ART 316K
Beginning Life Drawing

Nicole Awai
TTH 8–11

Problems in drawing and construction of the human figure in selected media.

ART 346K
Intermediate Life Drawing

Independent Inquiry flag

Megan Hildebrandt
MW 2–5

Advanced problems in drawing and construction of the human figure.

ART 366K
Advanced Life Drawing

Independent Inquiry flag

Megan Hildebrandt
MW 2–5

Advanced problems in drawing and construction of the human figure.

Painting

ART 311K
Painting I

Polly Lanning Sparrow
MW 8–11

Sarah Canright
TTH 8–11

Introduction to painting techniques, composition, and exploration of personal expression.

ART 321K
Painting II

Independent Inquiry flag

Troy Brauntuch
MW 2–5

John Yancey
TTH 8–11

Problems in composition and exploration of personal expression.

ART 341K
Painting III

Independent Inquiry flag

Nicole Awai
TTH 2–5

Problems in composition and exploration of personal expression.

ART 361K
Painting IV

Independent Inquiry flag

Dan Sutherland
TTH 2–5

Problems in composition and exploration of personal expression.

Photography & Media

ART 317K
Beginning Photography

Eli Durst
MW 8–11

Matthew Cronin
TTH 8–11

An introduction to still photography, including basic technical skills and concepts.

ART 335K
Intermediate Photography

Independent Inquiry flag

Eli Durst
MW 2–5

Practice in still photography, including materials and processes.

ART 372K
Advanced Photography

Independent Inquiry flag

Teresa Hubbard
TTH 2–5

Advanced practice in still photography, including materials and processes.

Print

ART 310P
Introduction to Print

Clarke Curtis
MW 11–2

Beverly Acha
TTH 11–2

Introduction to the concepts, methods, and materials of print including a combination of intaglio, relief, lithography, serigraphy, and/or book arts.

ART 325G
Intermediate Print: Serigraphy

Independent Inquiry flag

Annie May Johnston
MW 8–11

Practice in the theories and techniques of multicolor serigraphy and photoserigraphy.

ART 325K
Intermediate Print: Intaglio

Independent Inquiry flag

Lee Chesney
TTH 8–11

Instruction in the theories and techniques of intaglio printing.

ART 330P
Advanced Print Workshop

Independent Inquiry flag

Annie May Johnston
MW 11–2

Focuses on the concepts and practice of print.

Sculpture & Extended Media

ART 313K
Beginning Sculpture

Katy McCarthy
MW 8–11

Erin Cunningham
TTH 8–11

Introduction to the processes involved in the production of object-oriented sculpture using direct methods of hot and cold construction.

ART 323K
Intermediate Sculpture

Independent Inquiry flag

Merideth Hillbrand
TTH 2–5

Exploration of the concepts and processes involved in the production of object-oriented sculpture, with emphasis on indirect methods of mold-making and casting. Encourages individual direction.

ART 363K
Advanced Sculpture

Independent Inquiry flag

Merideth Hillbrand
TTH 2–5

Advanced research in the theory, technology, and methods involved in the production of sculpture, with emphasis on individual direction.

ART 323S
Installation Sculpture

Independent Inquiry flag

Mark Kovitaya
MW 2–5

Exploration of the theories and methods involved in the production of installation sculpture through the investigation of form and space and of their function in transforming environmental, architectural, or invented sites.

Transmedia

ART 317C
Transmedia: Performance Art I

Katy McCarthy
TTH 8–11

An introduction to the practice, history, and theory of performance art in a variety of contexts and spaces, including theatrical, the white cube, and the workaday world.

ART 337C
Transmedia: Performance Art II

Katy McCarthy
TTH 2–5

Advanced study of the practice, history, and theory of performance art in a variety of contexts and spaces, including theatrical, the white cube, and the workaday world.

ART 357C
Transmedia: Performance Art III

Katy McCarthy
TTH 2–5

Advanced study of the practice, history, and theory of performance art in a variety of contexts and spaces, including theatrical, the white cube, and the workaday world.

ART 316V
Transmedia: Expanded Media I

Kristin Lucas
TTH 8–11

Introduction to video, digital, net.art, and multiple media art forms with an emphasis on experimentation and a DIY approach to production. Focuses on the history, theory, and evolution of media art practices andtheir relation to the Internet and social media networks.

ART 336V
Transmedia: Expanded Media II

Independent Inquiry flag

Kristin Lucas
TTH 2–5

Advanced practice of media art exploring time, space, and reality through multidimensional forms. An investigation of media technologies and networks: aesthetically, formally, theoretically or conceptually using traditional media, new media, and immaterial approaches.

ART 356V
Transmedia: Expanded Media III

Independent Inquiry flag

Kristin Lucas
TTH 2–5

Advanced practice of media art exploring time, space, and reality through multidimensional forms. An investigation of media technologies and networks: aesthetically, formally, theoretically or conceptually using traditional media, new media, and immaterial approaches.

ART 318C
Transmedia: Digital Time Art I

Bogdan Perzyński
MW 8–11

Study in digital video, sound, and animation, with emphasis on the exploration of cinematic time and its time-based installation. Guided inquiry into the relationship between video and video projections, and technics and technology.

ART 338C
Transmedia: Digital Time Art II

Independent Inquiry flag

Bogdan Perzyński
MW 2–5

Study in digital video, sound, and animation, with emphasis on the exploration of cinematic time and its time-based installation. Guided inquiry into the relationship between video and video projections, and technics and technology.

ART 358C
Transmedia: Digital Time Art III

Independent Inquiry flag

Bogdan Perzyński
MW 2–5

Study in digital video, sound, and animation, with emphasis on the exploration of cinematic time and its time-based installation. Guided inquiry into the relationship between video and video projections, and technics and technology.

Theory & Practice

ART 350C
The New Color

Luanne Stovall
W 6–8 + Discussion Sections

The New Color redefines 21st century color as a multi-sensory phenomenon relevant to Visual Literacy and communication at all levels.This course offers a multidisciplinary way to explore the dense network of color codes coursing through our lives everyday and gain practical Color Competencies for strategic real-world applications. Students will investigate the role of color through the lens of psychology, science, art, design, industry and the built environment. Components include a guest speaker series, hands-on experiments, collaborative research projects, readings, group discussions, field trips and creative color interventions. A STEAM-Powered Learning Model (Science,Technology, Engineering, Art, Math), The New Color provides an innovative solution to the critical lack of relevant color education in the United States and provides tools for dynamic color management—including the New Color Wheel, where Magenta is the New Red. This course is not just for artists, designers, and entrepreneurs, but for creative minds from all disciplines.

ART 350M
Publication Studio

Kevin Auer
F 11–5

Description to be added.

ART 350P
Professional Practices

Writing flag

Alexander Birchler
T 6–9

Exploration of professional practices as they relate to the field of visual arts. Focus on writing an artist statement and resume, as well as learning about writing and applying for exhibition, grant, and residency opportunities.

ART 376
Independent Study: Studio Art

Independent Inquiry flag

Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision.

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