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Art (ART)

Chairperson: Professor Dilworth (Art and Art History)

002 Sophomore Review (0)

Presentation by majors of a broad selection of their previous college-level work for review by faculty. (Studio) Pre: 101, 103, 207.

101 Two-Dimensional Studio (3)

Exploration of principles of visual organization relating primarily to formulations on the two-dimensional surface by means of fundamental studies and assignments in studio techniques. (Studio 6) (A)

103 Three-Dimensional Studio (3)

Introduction to problems in three-dimensional organization. Observations from objects with discussion and application to simple mold and casting techniques. Introduction to the use of basic materials, clay, plaster, and wood. (Studio 6)

203 Color (3)

Visual perception of color and manipulation of light as they pertain to two- or three-dimensional formulations. (Studio 6)

204 Digital Art and Design I (3)

Introduction to various digital technologies used in the production of fine art and applied design. Students gain the basic technical skills and theoretical knowledge of digital still imaging, animation, and interactivity information design. (Studio 6)

207 Drawing I (3)

Visual perception and observation, using nature structures, drawing from models, still life, and landscape; exercises in basic drawing techniques and principles. (Studio 6) (A)

208 Drawing II (3)

Advanced practice in graphic conceptions; exercises in spatial problems, organizing relationships of abstract forms and structures; advanced drawing media. (Studio 6) Pre: 207.

213 Photography I: B/W Photography (3)

Introduction to basic black and white photography and exploration of relate techniques using light-sensitive materials. Emphasis on photography as an artistic media. Required projects and readings. (Studio 6)

215 Video and Filmmaking I (3)

Introduction to basic filmmaking and video techniques and theories of moving images. Emphasis on film and video as artistic media. Required projects and readings. (Studio 6) May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits with permission of instructor.

221 Painting I (3)

Techniques of painting, utilizing as reference the natural and human-made environments. Traditional and contemporary materials. (Studio 6) Pre: 101 and 207.

231 Printmaking I (3)

Introduction to the intaglio process and monotype, with an emphasis on image development and workshop procedures (Studio 6) Pre: 101 or 207 or permission of instructor.

233 Relief Printing and Typography I (3)

Introduction to basic elements of graphic design; letter forms, their relationship to the page and to the image. Various traditional and modern reproduction techniques, workshop practice in typesetting and layout. (Studio 6) Pre: 101 or permission of chairperson.

243 Sculpture I (3)

Formation of three-dimensional forms employing basic sculptural materials and techniques. Basic media, emphasis on form, material, and structural means in studio practice. (Studio 6) Pre: 103 or permission of instructor.

300 Art Gallery Internship (3)

Curatorial responsibilities taught through hands-on experience in exhibition programs including exhibition research, production of interpretive texts and lectures, art object preparation, registration, and installation. (Practicum) Pre: junior standing and permission of instructor and chairperson. S/U only.

301 Projects in Studio (3)

Studio projects under guidance of instructor selected by student. (Independent Study) Pre: permission of chairperson and instructor.

303 Topics in Studio (3)

Selected topics based on particular materials, techniques, or thematic premises. Topics and semesters to be announced. (Studio 6) Pre: art major status, or permission of instructor or chairperson. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor and chairperson.

304 Digital Art and Design II (3)

Continuation of 204 with an emphasis on the development of professional quality resources, content, and output. Assignments cover the fundamental elements of graphic design in the digital environment and the cross influences among fine art, mass media, and new media. (Studio 6) May be repeated once for credit with permission of instructor. Pre: 204.

305 Photographic Alternatives (3)

Topics emphasize possibilities in photographic themes and techniques, including alternative processes, collotype, and studio practice. (Studio 6) Pre: 213 and permission of instructor. May be repeated with permission of instructor and chairperson.

306 Digital Art and Design III (3)

Continuation of 304 with an emphasis on contemporary issues related to art, information technology, and social influence. Students are required to develop Web-based projects. (Studio 6) May be repeated once for credit with permission of instructor. Pre: 304.

307 Art Studio Internship (3 or 6)

Work in an institution, agency, or organization supervised by an art professional and a studio faculty member. Activities, expectations, performance assessments, hours, and credits determined through prior consultation. (Practicum) Limit of 6 credits toward graduation. Pre: junior standing in the B.A. or B.F.A. studio program and permission of chairperson. S/U only.

309 Drawing III (3)

Further problems in drawing with emphasis on independent work. (Studio 6) Pre: 208 or permission of instructor.

314 Photography II: B/W Darkroom (3)

Continuation of 213 with emphasis on expanding skills in creative photographic expression, technique and communication. Discussions/papers on contemporary photography. (Studio 6) Pre: 213 May be repeated once for credit with permission of instructor.

315 Photography II: The Digital Darkroom (3)

Introduction to the digital darkroom with an emphasis on digital workflow, printing and the use of digital as a form of artistic expression. Required projects and readings. (Studio 6) May be repeated once for credit with permission of instructor. Pre: 213 and 204 or permission of instructor.

316 Video and Filmmaking II (3)

Continuation of 215 with added emphasis on sound. Required projects and reading. (Studio 6) Pre: 215. May be repeated once for credit with permission of instructor.

322 Painting II (3)

Continuation of 221. (Studio 6) Pre: 221. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.

324 Figure Drawing and Painting (3)

Introduction, exploration, and integration of materials, principles, and techniques related to the human figure. Emphasis on conceptual and observational approach to structure and development of form. May be repeated once for credit with permission of instructor. Pre: 207 and 208 and 221 or permission of instructor.

332 Printmaking II (3)

Introduction to lithography including stone, plate, and photographic processes. Contemporary viewpoints and their relationship to traditional printmaking, with emphasis on individual image development. (Studio 6) Pre: 231.

334 Relief Printing and Typography II (3)

Continuation of 233. Applications of previous studies to experimental workshop assignments leading to production of book pages, folders, posters, and other visual material incorporating type and print in a contemporary idiom. (Studio 6) Pre: 233 or permission of chairperson. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.

337 Printmaking III (3)

Continuation of 332 with semi-independent work in various printmaking media. Introduction of aluminum plate and photo-lithography. (Studio 6) Pre: 332.

344 Sculpture II (3)

Continuation of 243. (Studio 6) Pre: 243 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits with permission of instructor.

404 Digital Art and Design IV (3)

Independent work in digital art and design under the supervision of instructor. Students present project proposals and are guided in the development of a professional multimedia portfolio. (Studio 6) Pre: 306 and permission of instructor and department chair. May be repeated once with permission of the instructor and department chairperson.

405, 406 Studio Seminar (3 each)

Intensive self-directed work under guidance of instructor. Periodic critiques and discussion of work of all participants. (Studio 6) Pre: limited to senior B.A. and B.F.A. studio art majors with 3.00 or above as studio course average and permission of instructor.

410 Drawing IV (3)

Independent work in drawing under the supervision of instructor. (Studio 6) Pre: 309 and permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor and department chair.

415 Photography III (3)

Independent work in various photographic media under the supervision of the instructor. Students guided in the development of a portfolio. May be repeated once for credit with permission of instructor. (Studio 6) Pre: 314 and 315 or permission of instructor.

417 Video and Filmmaking III (3)

Independent work in video and filmmaking under the supervision of instructor. (Studio 6) Pre: 316 and permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor and department chair.

423 Painting III (3)

Independent work in painting under the supervision of the instructor. (Studio 6) Pre: 322 and permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor and department chair.

435 Relief Printing and Typography III (3)

Independent work in relief printing and typography under the supervision of instructor. (Studio 6) Pre: 334 and permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor and department chair.

438 Printmaking IV (3)

Independent work in printmaking media under supervision of instructor. (Studio 6) Pre: 337 and permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor and department chair.

445 Sculpture III (3)

Independent work in sculpture under the supervision of instructor. (Studio 6) Pre: 344 and permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor and department chair.

501 Graduate Studio Seminar (3)

Intensive independent studio work under guidance of instructors. Periodic critiques and discussions related to work of all participants in the course. (Studio 6) Pre: 48 credits in studio.


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