Art

Classes

ART 101 : Two Dimensional Design Concepts

Applies principles of art, combining theories of creative thinking and modern design. Problems in organization of compositional elements and two dimensional space concepts. (H)

Credits

5

ART 103 : Three Dimensional Form in Design

This course is an introduction to the elements and principles of three dimensional design. We will work with diverse materials to create sculptural forms that develop each student’s personal expression and critical thinking skills. (H)

Credits

5

ART 104 : Drawing: Methods/Material

Intensive study of line, value, perspective, and form, using various drawing mediums that offer a new way of seeing through investigation of visual language of drawing. (H)

Credits

5

ART 105 : Color & Form in Drawing

Intensive study of color and drawn forms offers new approach for seeing. Time divided between traditional and contemporary drawing techniques. (H)

Credits

5

ART 106 : Exploration in Drawing

Experimental drawing, experience of drawing and seeing and possibilities of extending traditional concepts about drawing. (H)

Credits

5

ART 109 : Intro to Printmaking

Printmaking from past through present. Study and application of basic printmaking techniques, concepts, and media. Covers linocuts, woodcuts, multicolor prints, and experimental monotypes. Introduces relief and intaglio techniques, with an emphasis on small editions. (H)

Credits

5

ART 112 : Life Drawing

The course is an introduction to creating drawings based on in-class observations of a range of posed models. The class also provides an overview of the drawing process as a form of visual thinking in relation to rendering the human figure through a variety of techniques and art-making materials ranging from charcoal and graphite to color pastels and acrylic paint. (H)

Credits

5

ART 126 : History of Art I

The art of ancient civilizations, beginning with Paleolithic cave painting and megalithic monuments. Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Minoan, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Early Christian, and Byzantine artistic traditions are studied in light of their cultural origins. Illustrated lectures. (H)

Credits

5

ART 127 : History of Art II

The art of western civilization from the early middle ages through the French revolution is considered. Periods explored include the Islamic, Carolingian, Celtic, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, and Rococo. Illustrated lectures. This class will include students from multiple sections. (H)

Credits

5

ART 128 : History of Art III

The art of the modern age is explored. Developments studied include Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, the Fauves, Art Nouveau, Cubism, Surrealism, Regionalism, Abstraction, Pop Art, and Post Modernism. Illustrated lectures. (H)

Credits

5

ART 205 : Intermediate Painting

Painting from past through present. Exploration of intermediate painting techniques, concepts, composition problems. This class will include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

5

ART 206 : Advanced Painting

Continues technical, formal and critical aspects of painting, with an emphasis on more personal point of view in aesthetic presentation. Encourages more freedom and responsibility in work. This class will include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

5

ART 224 : Introduction to Ceramics: Hand Building

This course is an introduction to ceramics based materials and creative process, with emphasis on personal expression through diverse practices. Students create a series of projects utilizing a variety of traditional and innovative handbuilding techniques and processes to create three dimensional sculptural forms. This class will include students from multiple sections. (H)

Credits

5

ART 225 : Introduction to Ceramics: Wheel Throwing

This course is an introduction to ceramics materials and creative processes, using the potter’s wheel. Students create a series of projects utilizing a variety of traditional and innovative throwing techniques and firing processes to create functional forms. This class will include students from multiple sections. (H)

Credits

5

ART 226 : Intermediate Ceramics: Hand Building

This course helps students advance their ceramic based techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes, and personal expression. The focus of the course is determined by student interests and will include a diverse offering of sculptural and functional theories and approaches to making. This class will include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

5

ART 227 : Intermediate Ceramics: Wheel Throwing

This course helps students advance their ceramic-based techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes, and personal expression. Though the majority of the artwork in this course will be made utilizing the potter's wheel, the focus of course is determined by the functional theories and approaches to making. This class will include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

5

ART 260 : Special Topics in Studio Art I

The focus of the course is determined by student interests and will include a diverse offering of special topics in the advanced study of ceramics. This course helps students advance techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes and personal expression. (E)

Credits

1 - 5

ART 261 : Special Topics in Studio II

The focus of the course is determined by student interests and will include a diverse offering of special topics in the advanced study of ceramics. This course helps students advance techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes and personal expression. (E)

Credits

1 - 5

ART 262 : Special Topics in Studio III

The focus of the course is determined by student interests and will include a diverse offering of special topics in the advanced study of ceramics. This course helps students advance techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes and personal expression. (E)

Credits

1 - 5