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ART 001: Introduction to Studio Art Practice (4)

Introduction to studio art practice. Overview and practice of artists’ creative process including hands-on visual exercises, reading, writing, presentation, and critique.

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ART 002: Beginning Drawing (4)

Studio—6 hours. Introduction to drawing using various black and white media. Drawing techniques covered are contour line, ink bleeds, rendering, “blind” drawing, and self portraiture.

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ART 005: Beginning Sculpture (4)

Studio—6 hours. Basic sculpture techniques using a variety of media. Form in space using cardboard, plaster, and/or cement, wood and/or metal and other media.

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ART 007: Beginning Painting (4)

Studio—6 hours. Introduction to techniques and concepts in the practice of painting.

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ART 009: Beginning Photography (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Introduction to the fundamental technical, aesthetic, and formal aspects of photography. Camera skills, film developing and printing in the black and white darkroom.

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ART 011: Beginning Printmaking (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Introduction to printmaking techniques such as monography, relief, and intaglio. Investigation of personal imagery through use of these techniques.

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ART 101: Intermediate Painting (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 2, 7. Individualized projects exploring color and space in a variety of subject matter and approaches. Builds on basic skills and concepts from beginning drawing and painting courses. Study of historical and contemporary art in relation to studio practice.

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ART 103A: Intermediate Drawing: Black and White (4)

Studio—6 hours. Prerequisite: courses 2. Advanced study of drawing composition using black and white media.

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ART 110B: Intermediate Photography: Digital (4)

Studio—6 hours. Prerequisite(s): ART 009 Pass One restricted to Art Studio majors. Comprehensive introduction to all elements of digital photography, including scanning, imaging software and printing.

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ART 112 – Sound for Vision (4)

Studio—6 hours. Prerequisite: ART 12 or CDM 20 or CTS 20.  This course focuses on the area of sound production as a way to insinuate descriptive, exploratory and cinematic experiences upon its listener. Students will be working with conceptual and experimental strategies to produce complex audio compositions that stand alone as pieces themselves and/or accompany a sequence of images.

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ART 125D: Intermediate Printmaking: Serigraphy (4)

Studio—6 hours. Prerequisite: course 11. Printmaking techniques in silk screen and related stencil methods. Development of visual imagery using the language of printmaking. May be repeated for credit one time. Pass1 restricted Art Studio majors. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.

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ART 142B: Intermediate Ceramic Sculpture: Material Study (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: course 8. Study of ceramic materials and processes. Areas studied include clay and clay bodies; glaze materials through temperature, color and texture; history and technology of kilns and kiln firing. Examination of material properties and characteristics through experimentation. May be repeated for credit up to one time.

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ART 151: Intermediate Sculpture (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: course 5. Individualized explorations through multiple projects in a variety of sculpture media and techniques. Builds upon technical skills and concepts covered in course 5.

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ART 225: Professional Practice in Contemporary Art (4) Active

Seminar—3 hour(s). Open to Art Studio graduate students only, or with prior written consent of faculty member. Fluctuating critical and cultural environment of the professional art world. New strategies to support the social and philosophical networks and frameworks that inform contemporary cultural production. Emphasis on new esthetics concepts, practices and technologies. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when content differs. (Letter.)Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.

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ART 190: Seminar in Art
Practice (4)

Studio – 6 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing Art Studio major. I Introduction to professional practices. Development of an artist’s packet including a resume, cover letter, artist statement, and statement of purpose. Ongoing independent studio work with group critiques. Research on galleries and museums, and readings in contemporary theory and criticism.

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ART 223: Concepts & Critique (4) Active

Seminar—3 hour(s). Open to Art Studio graduate students only, or with prior written consent of faculty member. Focuses on research methods for artists through critical reading and writing, studio practice, presentations, site-visits, and professional engagement related to the field of visual art. Faculty-moderated group critique course to develop a sense of the theoretical foundations and implications of the work of each of the participants through class analysis and extended discussion. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when content differs. (Letter.)Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.

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ART 290B: Critical Discourse in Studio Practice (4) Active

Seminar—3 hour(s). Open to Art Studio graduate students only, or with prior written consent of faculty member. Advanced course for second-year graduate students. Critical discussion and contemporary readings pertinent to studio practice and artwork, including video, installation, photography, interactive arts, performance, sculpture, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sound, and all other mediums. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when content differs. (Letter.)Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.

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ART 290E: Critical Discourse on Media (4) Active

Seminar—3 hour(s). Open to Art Studio graduate students only; or with prior written consent of faculty member. Critical discussion and contemporary readings pertinent to artwork that uses digital media including video, installation, photography, interactive arts, performance, sculpture, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sound, and all other mediums. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when content differs. (Letter.)Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.

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