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ART, STUDIO (ART)

Associate Professor William T. Dooley, Chairperson
Office: 103 Garland Hall

The Department of Art offers major and minor concentrations in the studio areas of ceramics, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.

FOUNDATIONS COURSES

ART 110 Drawing I. Three hours.

Basic studio course concerned with comprehension of visual concepts and development of skills through exposure to drawing media.

ART 130 Design I. Three hours.

Introductory course that explores two-dimensional concepts in a variety of processes and media.

ART 131 Design II. Three hours.

Introductory course that explores three-dimensional concepts in a variety of processes and media.

ART 210 Drawing II. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 110.

Continuation of Drawing I with emphasis on creative development of visual ideas using traditional and experimental techniques and media.

ART 215 Typography. Three hours.

Prerequisite: Three to six hours of studio foundation courses.

Provides students with knowledge of typography, including its history and development. Includes implementation of studio/lab assignments.

ART 302 Color Theory. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 130 is recommended.

Course focuses on both analytical and intuitive understanding and application of color.

ART 308 Printmaking and Sculpture: The Connection. Three hours.

Prerequisites: ART 110 and ART 131.

Explores relationship between two and three dimensions. Class will consist of 2-D and 3-D imaging techniques through studio/lab assignments.

ART 310 Figure Drawing. Three hours.

Prerequisites: ART 110 and ART 130.

Individual exploration of figurative forms in a variety of drawing media and processes.

ART 311 Figurative Modeling. Three hours.

Prerequisites: Six credit hours from courses at the Studio Foundation Level.

Course offers students a chance to explore figurative ceramic modeling and sculpting as it relates to representing a likeness.

INTRODUCTORY STUDIO COURSES

ART 208 Special Projects. Three hours.

Topics not taught in the regular curriculum.

ART 212 Ceramics. Three hours.

Completion of ART 110, ART 130, and ART 131 is recommended before taking this course. Exploration of ceramics media and processes with emphasis on the development of individual concepts.

ART 214 Graphic Design. Three hours.

Prerequisites: ART 110 and ART 130.

Study of visual communication stressing creative layout, typography, and various graphic media and processes.

ART 216 Painting. Three hours.

Prerequisites: ART 110 or ART 130.

Assigned projects provide an introduction to basic painting methods and processes using traditional themes.

ART 218 Photography. Three hours.

Prerequisites: ART 110 and ART 130.

Study of photography and photographic processes employed as creative media. Basic black-and-white processing and printing.

ART 220 Printmaking. Three hours.

Completion of ART 110 and ART 130 is recommended before taking this course. Study of various print media and processes including intaglio, lithography, and relief printing.

ART 222 Sculpture. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 131.

Introduction to basic sculptural skills — including plaster mold making, direct construction, and various mixed materials — with emphasis on content and idea development.

INTERMEDIATE STUDIO COURSES

ART 312 Ceramics. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 212.

Emphasis is on individual approaches to media, methods, and activities.

ART 313 Ceramics. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 312.

Emphasis is on individual approaches to media, methods, and activities.

ART 314 Graphic Design. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 214.

Emphasis is on individual approaches to media, methods, and theories.

ART 315 Graphic Design. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 314.

Emphasis is on theories, methods, and activities.

ART 316 Painting. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 216.

Projects allow for individual approaches and further development of painting methods and processes, including canvas stretcher construction.

ART 317 Painting. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 316.

Emphasis is on individual approaches to media, methods, and ideas.

ART 318 Photography. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 218.

Emphasis is on individual approaches to media, methods, and activities.

ART 319 Photography. Three hours.

Prerequisite: Art 318.

Emphasis is on individual approaches to media, methods, and activities.

ART 320 Printmaking. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 220.

Introduction to silk screen and other advanced printmaking processes. Emphasis is on individual approaches to media, methods, and activities.

ART 321 Printmaking. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 320.

Emphasis is on individual approaches to media, methods, and activities.

ART 322 Sculpture. Three hours.

Prerequisites: ART 222.

Introduction to advanced sculptural techniques and processes, including metal casting, fabrication, woodshop, and mixed materials.

ART 323 Sculpture. Three hours.

Prerequisite: ART 222 and ART 322.

Introduction to advanced sculptural techniques and processes, including metal casting, fabrication, woodshop, and mixed materials.

ART 406 Independent Study. Three hours.

Students may make proposals for projects not taught in the regular curriculum. Proposals must be approved by a sponsoring faculty member and the department chairperson.

ART 408 Special Projects. Three hours.

Topics not taught in the regular studio curriculum such as Photo-based Printmaking, Water Media on Paper, Macintosh Design Applications, Figurative Modeling and Sculpture, and Alternative Photographic Processes.

ADVANCED STUDIO COURSES

ART 412 Ceramics. Three to six hours each semester.

Prerequisite: At least 9 hours in this studio area.

Emphasis is on preparation for the undergraduate degree exhibition. Enrollment for 4, 5, or 6 hours requires permission of the instructor. May be repeated for a total of 12 hours.

ART 414 Graphic Design. Three to six hours each semester.

Prerequisite: At least 9 hours in this studio area.

Emphasis is on preparation for the undergraduate degree exhibition. Enrollment for 4, 5, or 6 hours requires permission of the instructor. May be repeated for a total of 12 hours.

ART 416 Painting. Three to six hours each semester.

Prerequisite: At least 9 hours in this studio area.

Emphasis is on preparation for the undergraduate degree exhibition. Enrollment for 4, 5, or 6 hours requires permission of the instructor. May be repeated for a total of 12 hours.

ART 418 Photography. Three to six hours each semester.

Prerequisite: At least 9 hours in this studio area.

Emphasis is on preparation for the undergraduate degree exhibition. Enrollment for 4, 5, or 6 hours requires permission of the instructor. May be repeated for a total of 12 hours.

ART 420 Printmaking. Three to six hours each semester.

Prerequisite: At least 9 hours in this studio area.

Emphasis is on preparation for the undergraduate degree exhibition. Enrollment for 4, 5, or 6 hours requires permission of the instructor. May be repeated for a total of 12 hours.

ART 422 Sculpture. Three to six hours each semester.

Prerequisite: At least 9 hours in this studio area.

Emphasis is on preparation for the undergraduate degree exhibition. Enrollment for 4, 5, or 6 hours requires permission of the instructor. May be repeated for a total of 12 hours.

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