Art

Courses

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  • 69-000 BA.Art Capstone
    Portfolio Review: graduating seniors in the B.A. program must present a digital portfolio of their work, a resume and an artist's statement to the studio faculty, to be approved by the sponsoring faculty member in the appropriate focus area and submitted to the Department Chair for the department's permanent records. If B.A. students wish to produce a senior art exhibition, they must be sponsored by the focus area faculty member and enroll in ART70-812 Exh...
  • 69-210 Ceramics/Sculpture Lab
  • 69-214 Ceramics: Hand-Forming
    A study of various hand-forming methods used in the production of ceramic art with a focus on the vessel form. Other topics include: ceramic materials and their use; low-fire clay and glaze formulation; studio procedures, contemporary ceramic artists, an introduction to the history, theory and criticism of art made of ceramic materials. This course is intended for first- and second-year students; no previous experience required. Lab required. (Spring) (FAP...
  • 69-224 Ceramics: Wheel-Forming
    A study of the various wheel-forming methods used in the production of ceramic art with a focus on the vessel form. Other topics include: ceramic materials and their use; high-fire clay and glaze formulation; decorating techniques; studio procedures, contemporary ceramic artists; and an introduction to the history, theory and criticism of art made from ceramic materials with an emphasis on the modern period (c. 1850-1970). This course is intended for first...
  • 69-234 Intermedia Seminar: Ceramics, Design
    An examination and discussion of new strategies of artistic production in contemporary art within the context of recent technological, intellectual, cultural and political developments. Issue and media-based topics related to the field of ceramics, design and intermedia work form the artwork produced in this studio. May be repeated with a change in content for credit. Concurrent enrollment in Lab is required; Prerequisite: Art 69-214 and 69-224, or permissi...
  • 69-236 Intermed Capstone: Ceramics, Design
    A further examination and discussion of new strategies of artistic production in contemporary art within the context of recent technological, intellectual, cultural and political developments. Issue and media-based topics related to the field of ceramics, design and intermedia work form the artwork produced in this studio, which constitutes the portfolio required for the capstone portfolio review for BAs and BFAs. Two evening labs are required. Prerequisite...
  • 69-244 Ceramics: Raku
    Various pottery forming techniques will be considered in the study of contemporary ceramic art, including basic hand-forming and wheel-forming, firing the kiln, and simple glaze formulation. The aesthetic theory that informs this approach to making pottery will be discussed, and the history of raku will be covered. No previous experience required. Lab required. (Summer) (FAP) (IP)...
  • 69-310 Painting Lab
  • 69-314 Painting: Representational
    A beginning studio course emphasizing the production of paintings that relate to the history and theory of art in various representational styles. This course takes a contemporary approach to strategies of creativity, using historical and contemporary stylistic techniques and color theory to create representational ideas and theories in contemporary art. This course is intended for first- and second-year students; no previous experience required; some drawi...
  • 69-324 Painting: Abstract
    A beginning studio course emphasizing the production of paintings that relate to the history and theory of art in various abstract styles. This course takes a contemporary approach to: materials; historical stylistic techniques; color theory: and abstract painting practices and theories as they pertain to contemporary abstract art. This course is intended for first- and second-year students; no previous experience required. Lab required. (FAP)...
  • 69-334 Intrmda Sem: Painting, Printmaking, Draw
    The seminar provides an examination of recent developments in contemporary art, as they relate to intellectual, aesthetic and societal trends. Students are encouraged to develop a coherent body of paintings, drawings or prints that explore their own creative interests in current art issues. In consultation with the professor, research topics vary from semester to semester with the personal aesthetic interests of the student. The work produced in this studio...
  • 69-336 Intrmed Cap: Painting, Printmaking, Draw
    A further examination and discussion of new strategies of artistic production in contemporary art within the context of recent technological, intellectual, cultural and political developments. Issue and media-based topics related to the fields of painting, drawing, printmaking, and intermedia work form the artwork produced in this studio, which constitutes the portfolio required for the capstone portfolio review for BAs and BFAs. Prerequisites: Art 69-334...
  • 69-414 Sculpture: Figurative
    A studio course that introduces the study of the methods, materials and tools of sculpture and general concepts of sculptural forms in contemporary art. A significant portion of this course is devoted to the study of figure structure via clay, wax, wood and 3-D digital modeling. Students are expected to work toward innovation and extension of the figure as image. This course is intended for first and second year students; no previous experience required. La...
  • 69-424 Sculpture: Abstract
    The study and manipulation of space, form and materials available to the contemporary artist. Assignments emphasize an investigation of the expressive qualities of form in space using wood, clay, metal and 3D digital modeling. This course is intended for first and second year students; no previous experience required Lab required. (Spring) (FAP)...
  • 69-434 Intrmda Sem: Sculpture, Dig Arts, Photog
    An examination and discussion of new strategies of artistic production in contemporary art within the context of recent technological, intellectual, cultural and political developments. Issue and media-based topics related to the field of sculpture, photography, digital arts, and intermedia work form the artwork produced in this studio, which constitutes the portfolio required for the capstone portfolio review in Studio Art for BAs and BFAs. Prerequisites:...
  • 69-436 Intrmda Cap: Sculpture, Dig Arts, Photog
    A further examination and discussion of new strategies of artistic production in contemporary art within the context of recent technological, intellectual, cultural and political developments. Issue and media-based topics related to the field of sculpture, photography, digital arts, and intermedia work form the artwork produced in this studio, which constitutes the portfolio required for the capstone portfolio review in Studio Art for BAs and BFAs. Prere...
  • 69-901 Tutorial
  • 69-902 Tutorial
  • 69-903 Tutorial
  • 69-904 Tutorial
  • 69-906 Tutorial
  • 69-941 Academic Internship
    Must be taken Pass/D/F.
  • 69-942 Academic Internship
    Must be taken Pass/D/F.
  • 69-943 Academic Internship
    Must be taken Pass/D/F.
  • 69-944 Academic Internship
    Must be taken Pass/D/F.
  • 69-951 Independent Study
    May be repeated with a change of topic. At the invitation of the instructor.
  • 69-952 Independent Study
    May be repeated with a change of topic. At the invitation of the instructor.
  • 69-953 Independent Study
    May be repeated with a change of topic. At the invitation of the instructor.
  • 69-954 Independent Study
    May be repeated with a change of topic. At the invitation of the instructor.
  • 69-984 Honors
    At least eight credits of work over two semesters (beginning spring junior year or fall senior year) on a single project are required. At the invitation of the instructor and approval of the studio art faculty.
  • 69-988 Honors
    At least eight credits of work over two semesters (beginning spring junior year or fall senior year) on a single project are required. At the invitation of the instructor and approval of the studio art faculty.