Bell, Donald, Professor, MFA, 1965, Indiana University: Painting, photography, illustration, graphic design. (1968)*
DeMauro, Don, Associate Professor, Chouinard Art Institute, 1956-60, Guggenheim Fellow, 1971: Painting, drawing, printmaking. (1970)
Ippolito, Angelo, Professor Emeritus, 1971, Ozenfant School of Fine Arts; 1959, Fulbright Fellow: 1979, Louis Tiffany Foundation Award: Painting, collage, assemblage, sculpture, photography. (1969)
Schwartz, Aubrey, Professor Emeritus, Art Students League, 1950; Guggenheim Fellow 1958-60: Drawing, printmaking. (1969)
Shapiro, David, Associate Professor, 1971, New York Studio School; 1971-73, Prix de Roma: Painting, drawing. (1973)
Sokolowski, Linda, Professor, MFA, 1970, University of Iowa: Drawing, printmaking, painting. (1971)
Stark, James, Associate Professor, BS, 1968, Western Michigan University and Interlochen Arts Academy: Sculpture, assemblage, environ mental works, foundry processes. (1970)
Thomson, John, Associate Professor and Chair, MS, 1968, University of Wisconsin: Environmental design, drawing, industrial design. (1975)
|In the Department||number of credits|
|1. Three level-one courses from ARTS 111,
121, 131,141, 171
|(These courses must be completed prior to registration for
ARTS 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 487, 488)
|2. One art history||4|
|3. One from ARTS 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488||4|
|4. Five studio art electives||20|
|1. Four level-I courses from 111, 131,
141, 171, with 171 required in the first two years
|2. Five elective courses from Level-II studio
disciplines by advisement (200-300 level)
|3. Five studio courses, by advisement, in one studio
discipline for specialization.
|4. Two art history courses by advisement||8|
|5. ARTS 288||4|
|6. Seminar in Studio Art (ARTS 496),
continuous registration once accepted to
|7. Senior Exhibition Seminar (ARTS 499)
critique and exhibition
1. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced level courses in one of these areas of concentration: drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, 2-dimensional design.
2. An additional introductory level course in an area other than the chosen concentration.
3. Two courses chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor. One of these courses must be at the advanced 300-400 level, and may or may not be in the area of concentration.
ARTS 111. GRAPHIC DESIGN I
Conceptual, analytical, and mechanical means of creating and reproducing images in value and color on two-dimensional surfaces. Enriches visual and verbal vocabulary of both art and non-art majors. Techniques presented include most of those needed and used by graphic designers. Problems given not applied, but theoretical, suited for the inexperienced as well as those with experience in other forms of visual arts.
ARTS 211. GRAPHIC DESIGN II
Problems in visual communication involving symbolism, photography, type, and other graphic processes. Continues and builds on concepts and problems offered in ARTS 111. Other graphic design techniques in latter half of semester. Prerequisite: ARTS 111.
ARTS 411. GRAPHIC DESIGN III
Primarily for majors; advanced problems in graphic de sign. Applied graphic communication problems (book, symbol, layout, etc.); some work in typography. Introduction to computer graphics. Advanced photo reproduction methods. Prerequisites: ARTS 111, 211.
ARTS 481. SPECIAL STUDIO PROJECTS: GRAPHIC DESIGN
For art majors, intermediate and advanced students who wish to extend work in graphic design. Students work independently within classroom structure. Prerequisites: completion of three required departmental beginning courses, and introductory and intermediate courses in two-dimensional design; consent of instructor.
ARTS 486. SPECIAL STUDIO PROJECTS: COMPUTER GRAPHICS
This is a graphic design course in which the medium is digital. Students develop a basic familiarity and competence with the MacIntosh and the most widely used soft ware for image generation, photo manipulation, and page layout. Prerequisite: ARTS 111 or permission of instructor.
ARTS 482. SPECIAL STUDIO PROJECT: THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
For art majors and advanced students who wish to extend work in three-dimensional design. Prerequisites: completion of three departmental beginning courses, including the introductory course in three-dimensional design; consent of instructor.
ARTS 231. SCULPTURE II
Work from the human figure with armature and plastilene. Learning the structure of the human form and developing figure images from the model. Daily critiques. Prerequi sites: ARTS 131. Also available to majors without prereq uisite, but with faculty approval.
ARTS 234. SCULPTURE II: DIRECT METAL SCULPTURE
Students progress through the direct metal sculpture processes: soldering, brazing, oxy-acetylene welding and cut ting, arc welding, TIG welding. Faculty consent required. Enrollment limited.
ARTS 331. SCULPTURE II: FIGURE II
Special problems in using the figure as an expressive vehicle; emphasis on idea, composition, and technical development. Prerequisites: ARTS 131, 231.
ARTS 431. ADVANCED SCULPTURE
Problems independently conceived and developed in plastics, wood, stone, or metal. Figurative, non-figurative, foundry techniques, environmental work. Prerequisites: ARTS 131, 231, 171.
ARTS 434. SCULPTURE FOUNDRY
Provides participants with training through presentation and practice of art foundry procedures. Emphasis on lost wax or cire perdue method, with sand mold casting also available. All work cast in bronze. Each student can expect to complete three or four pieces of moderate dimension. All steps necessary to cast a piece discussed and practiced; conceptual work and criticism, wax work, mold making, metallurgy, the burnout and pour, repair, chasing, patina, and bases. Prerequisite: ARTS 131, 231 or consent of instructor. (Sometimes offered as special summer work shop.)
ARTS 435. SCULPTURE/PAPERMAKING
Emphasis on papermaking method as used for sculpture. Direct construction and mold making methods will be used. Prerequisites: ARTS 131, 231.
ARTS 483. SPECIAL STUDIO PROJECTS: SCULPTURE
For art majors and advanced students who wish to extend work in sculpture. Prerequisites: Completion of three departmental beginning courses, and introductory and intermediate courses in sculpture; consent of instructor.
ARTS 241. PAINTING II
Structured to more experienced painting student, who is encouraged to be experimental, and search for more personal expression through painting. Problems in painting: various painting media, including some examination of historical examples and techniques. Prerequisite: ARTS 141.
ARTS 341. FIGURE AND PORTRAIT PAINTING
Figurative elements in painting, using various techniques, media, and concepts in relationship to live model, including historical and contemporary examples. Prerequisites: ARTS 141, 272.
ARTS 441. ADVANCED PAINTING
Exploration and experimentation in painting, on more individual basis, to develop personal form of expression. Prerequisites: ARTS 141, 241.
ARTS 484. SPECIAL STUDIO PROJECTS: PAINTING
For art majors and advanced students who wish to extend work in painting. Prerequisites: completion of three required departmental beginning courses, and introductory and intermediate courses in painting; consent of instructor.
ARTS 351. PRINTMAKING II: ETCHINGS AND MONOTYPES
Emphasis is on the black and white image, gathered from organic sources, the figure, the skeleton, assorted bone and rock formations, the self, animals in motion. Prerequisite: ARTS 171, 251.
ARTS 352. MONOTYPE
The monotype is a single print pulled from a plate to paper on which ink or paint has been applied. Each impression remains a one-of-a-kind, unique because much of the initial image's pigment has been removed in succeeding prints. The process is a valuable teaching aid as it encourages the maker to use the ghost images remaining on the plate for future works. Prerequisites: ARTS 141 and 171.
ARTS 485. SPECIAL STUDIO PROJECTS: ETCHING
For art majors and advanced students who wish to extend work in etching, lithography, or collograph. Prerequisites: completion of three departmental beginning courses, and introductory and intermediate courses in etching; consent of instructor.
ARTS 488. SPECIAL STUDIO PROJECTS: LITHOGRAPHY
An introduction to the print technique of hand lithography for advanced students of drawing or painting. Prerequisites: ARTS 171, consent of instructor.
ARTS 176. THINKING DRAWING
Deals with development and use of drawing as fundamental tool for visual problem solving. Basic perspective drawing along with orthographic, oblique, and isometric systems covered, with introduction to architectural drawing convention. Fluent use of drawing as tool for problem solving, generation, analysis, and manipulation of ideas central aim of course. Some problems utilize small computers.
ARTS 271. INTERMEDIATE DRAWING
Problems in drawing. Various drawing media: some examination of historical examples and techniques. Prerequisite: ARTS 171.
ARTS 272. LIFE DRAWING
Drawing from figure (model) in varied media, to develop a structural understanding of the figure. Using the figure as expressive vehicle. Prerequisite: ARTS 171.
ARTS 373. MIXED MEDIA TECHNIQUES
Examination of technical means as a method for investigating descriptive and formal visual questions. Variety of techniques including pastel, watercolor or acrylic, conte, and traditional drawing materials. Prerequisites: ARTS 171, 272.
ARTS 487. SPECIAL STUDIO PROJECTS: DRAWING
For art majors and advanced students who wish to extend work in drawing. Prerequisites: completion of three required departmental beginning courses, and introductory and intermediate courses in drawing; consent of instructor.
ARTS 288. VISUAL ARTISTS: PERSONAL ACCOUNTS
Personal accounts by art faculty and visiting artists of their contemporaneous visual art production and the background and context these artists work with. The "artists of the evening" will show their own work and others present ing a scope of practice, including painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography, and design, among others.
ARTS 491. PRACTICUM IN COLLEGE TEACHING
Independent study by means of teaching a particular course in art. Various assignments closely directed by instructor, including development of syllabi and other course materials, construction and reading of examinations lecturing and/or discussion leadership, laboratory supervision, academic counseling of students. May be repeated for total of no more than eight credits. Credit may not be earned in conjunction with course in which student is concurrently enrolled. Does not satisfy major or all-college requirements. Prerequisites: consent of instructor and department. P/F only.
ARTS 495. STUDIO INTERNSHIPS
Provides credit-bearing work experience related to student's current studio work and future professional goals. Students work with campus or outside sponsoring agencies; projects may take the form of advertising, poster or graphics design, illustration and design for publications, or any type of studio-related work that complements the student's academic and career interests. (Can be repeated.) Prerequisites: advanced standing and permission of instructor.
ARTS 496. SEMINAR IN STUDIO ART
Individual seminars may include participation, visiting artists lectures, workshops, demonstrations, exhibition openings, field trips, written and oral presentations, museum visits, and portfolio preparation. Open to BFA majors only.
ARTS 499. SENIOR EXHIBITION SEMINAR HONORS
The Senior Exhibition Seminar, required of all BFA degree candidates, consists of faculty-student seminars covering exhibition preparation, publicity, portfolio presentation, current exhibition opportunities, the candidate's exhibition and critique. Prerequisites: senior standing and BFA faculty approval.
ARTS 511. 2-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
For advanced students with prior design experience. Applied graphic communication problems; book, symbol, layout, typography, photoreproduction methods.
ARTS 531. SCULPTURE
Problems conceptualized independently; developed in plastics, wood, stone, or metal.
ARTS 541. PAINTING
Practical and theoretical problems directed toward individual development of substantial project in painting.
ARTS 551. PRINTMAKING
Advanced work, with independently selected problems in printmaking, etching, lithography, or woodcut.
ARTS 571. DRAWING
Concept and process problems in drawing. Individual development of complex related ideas through substantial series of drawings.
ARTS 591. TEACHING PRACTICUM
See ARTS 491.
ARTS 597. INDEPENDENT WORK
Independent studio work in sculpture, painting, printmaking, drawing, or two-dimensional design.