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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Mason Gross School of the Arts Course Listing Art 081  

Art 081

The following courses serve as classes for the bachelor of arts (B.A.) and the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) curricula.
07:081:105 Visual Arts Practice (VAP) (BA) Involves supervised practical experience within the Department of Art & Design's studios, computer, media or photography labs, and galleries, or in artistic organizations or contexts across the University and in the larger community. Substantive projects outside of the department may qualify. 1 credit = 42 service hours; 2 credits = 84 service hours and so forth.
Three credits are required of all B.F.A. visual arts majors; 2 credits are required of all B.A. art majors. Design majors do not complete VAP. Students must register for the course to earn academic credit.
07:081:121 Drawing Fundamentals (4) This introductory course is designed to familiarize the student with the basic principles of drawing. Students are taught to see the three-dimensional world around them and to capture what they are perceiving in two-dimensions. Projects are designed to increase the student's technical and perceptual ability within a variety of drawing-based approaches. The first half of the semester focuses on the use of line to address composition, creating space, perspective, accuracy in "seeing," and mastery of materials such as pencil and charcoal. The second half of the semester focuses on the use of value, gesture, and mark-making to address similar formal and structural components with pen and ink. Critiques and discussions address both the formal and conceptual aspects of drawing such as ideation, subject, meaning, context, intentionality, and alternate readings of the work, among others. Art historical and contemporary art examples will be introduced throughout the course, and it is expected that students make at least one trip to New York City during the semester to explore contemporary galleries and attend three visiting artist lectures. Offered fall and spring.
07:081:122 4D Fundamentals: Time and Space (4) Working with the computer and with everyday technologies including smart phones, the internet, cameras, and audio recording devices, students learn fundamentals of time- and screen-based contemporary art practices. The class introduces students to a range of experimental techniques and approaches, working with photomontage, image sequencing, video recording and editing, and sound. The class includes screenings, demos, workshops, labs, readings, group discussions, and critiques. Students will develop their own creative and independent voices while working on a series of focused assignments. The course will culminate in a public screening of student artwork produced during the course. Offered fall and spring.
07:081:200-201 Seminar in Contemporary Art A and B (3,3) The focus of the seminar is on actual works of art, beginning with Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and culminating with current exhibitions of contemporary art. Students are required to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in the first semester, and to familiarize themselves with galleries in New York, particularly in Chelsea and the Lower East Side, during the second semester. Work in all media from painting, drawing, and sculpture to film, photography, and performance will be discussed.
Prerequisites: 01:082:105 and 01:082:106. 07:081:200 is a prerequisite for 07:081:201.
07:081:221 Drawing I-A: Collage (4) This course will explore the historical roots and contemporary application of the radical and conceptual process known as collage. Ideas of fracture, montage, image/object, process, and environment will all be explored as students develop their own vocabulary and studio practice. Historical models, relevant texts, and contemporary artists will be examined. Research, special projects, and group and individual critiques are an integral part of the course.
Prerequisite: 07:081:121. May take Drawing I-A and Drawing II-A (07:081:321) together.
07:081:222 Drawing I-B: Systems and Mapping (4) This course will examine the nature of drawing as a discipline and process as well as its relationship to other visual arts media. The creation of various systems as a way to generate, organize, compose, pattern, plan, model, design, execute, and possibly destroy artwork will be explored. Examining and understanding other artists' work, reading relevant texts, research/special projects, the personal development of an active studio practice, and group and individual critiques are an integral part of this course.
Prerequisite: 07:081:121 or permission of instructor. May take Drawing I-B with Drawing II-B (07:081:322) together.
07:081:227 Visual Thinking A: Black and White (4) This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of "visual thinking", or the basic formal and conceptual aspects of visual art and design which addresses issues related to visual culture, history, image/object, representation, and artistic intentionality. Projects are designed to increase the student's technical and conceptual ability within a variety of visual arts mediums and approaches. Critiques and discussions play a crucial role in the course in analyzing work, and art historical and contemporary art examples are introduced throughout. Students are expected to make at least one trip to NYC during the semester to tour contemporary galleries.
Offered fall only.
07:081:228 Visual Thinking B: Color (4) Basic principles of color that address issues related to its physical properties, scientific principles, practical application, cultural implications, and concepts of color "theory."
Offered spring and summer only.
07:081:231 Design I-A: Type and Typography (4)
Introduction to typography, the practice of making verbal language visual. Builds visual awareness of letterforms and their composition in space through studio projects that engage with type as a means for clear communication and visual expression. In addition to studio work, this course demands absorbing technical and historical knowledge in order to develop a visual sensitivity for typographic form.

Typography is the core of graphic design. We are familiar with the use of written language to exchange ideas with other people. The practice of typography is to give this language a visual form, material, and method of distribution. In this course, we will learn the fundamentals of type, such as typefaces, type sizes, leading, kerning, grids, guides, composition, space, color, and motion. For three studio projects, you will be given parameters with which to learn tools, historical and contemporary references, and formal vocabulary of typography. As Robin Kinross states in Modern Typography, "design is understood not as a noun but as a verb: an activity and a process." We will continuously build upon the work of previous weeks in order to develop conceptual ideas, a strong understanding of typographic rules, and playful ways to address constraints. We encourage you to take risks, make mistakes, and be open to the critiques of your instructor, classmates, and visiting critics. This is how we learn. This studio course will also build technical and practical skills towards a fluency in setting and manipulating type within a contemporary digital environment. Students will understand and use fonts and typesetting software to create and analyze typographic prototypes for both print and screen.
Offered fall only.
07:081:232 Design I-B: Form and Meaning (4) Introduction to a visual communication design process. Work with both hand methods and digital technologies to develop original design solutions. Assignments integrate conceptual thinking with formal experimentation. Students explore problems dealing with visual metaphor, symbols, and the combination of type and image for making meaning. Prerequisite: 07:081:231. Offered spring only.
07:081:243 Media I-A: Introduction to Media Art: Screen/Image/Sound (4) This introductory course focuses on the production and concepts of screen-based media artwork. Students learn about the interdisciplinary field of media art, which can include video art, installation, and video sculpture; artists' cinema; experimental film and video; participatory art; live media performance; and art for the internet. Students learn to navigate a landscape of continuously changing technologies and devices. The course includes lectures, workshops, technical demos, readings, critiques of student work, and screenings of artists' works. Students create a series of group and individual media art projects. No technical experience required. Open to all students.
07:081:244 Media I-B: Experimental Practices and Techniques (4) A course on experimental approaches to screen-based media art including experimental documentary and narrative, collage and montage, sampling, remixing, and abstraction. The course includes a series of technical workshops that may include 2-D animation, compositing, and other visual and digital tools and effects. Screening and discussions about media art in relation to art history and contemporary art. Includes lectures, workshops, technical demos, readings, critiques of student work, and screenings of artists' works. Students create a series of short video and sound artworks. Open to all students.
07:081:251-252 Painting I-A and I-B (4,4) Introduces a range of technical and experimental approaches to painting with oil and/or acrylic in ways that relate to the history of Western Modernist painting. The course offers varied and dynamic approaches to the problems of structure, shape, materiality, and color, both in representation and abstraction. The development of formal coherence and imagery are guided and practiced through individual and group critiques, slide presentations of a rich cross-section of painters and painting practices, selected readings, and museum visits. This class also introduces students to the vocabulary and critical skills to be able to articulate what they are seeing and making.
Painting I-A is the prerequisite for Painting I-B. Painting I-A is offered in the fall; Painting I-B is offered in the spring only.
07:081:261 Photography I-A: Introduction to Digital Photography (4) A rigorous introduction to digital photography, featuring the digital camera, digital image file development including camera RAW, and the presentation of photographs on screen and in print. This studio-based course explores photography by considering technical, creative, historical, cultural, and critical issues of the multifaceted medium of photography. Open to all students.
07:081:262 Photography I-B: Darkroom Photography (4) Explores the foundations of film photography with an emphasis on technique and aesthetic concerns, coupled with an introduction to the history of photography. Emphasizes mastery of the 35mm and large format film camera techniques, lighting, black-and-white film development, gelatin silver printing, visual literacy, editing, and presentation methods. Open to all students.
07:081:271 Print I-A: Silkscreen (4) In-depth exploration of silkscreen including hand-drawn, computer-generated positives, and production. The course encourages the combination of other print media and will include a short segment on print as a 3-D structure. Artistic development concerning composition, content, and conceptual ideas will be addressed through individual and group critiques.

Offered both fall and spring.
07:081:272 Print I-B: Relief (4) In-depth exploration of woodcut, linocut, reduction print; work will be in both black and white and printing of multicolored blocks including reduction block printing. The course encourages the combination of other print media. Artistic development concerning composition, content, and conceptual ideas will be addressed through individual and group critiques.
07:081:281-282 Sculpture I-A and I-B (4,4) This course offers an introduction to the fundamentals of sculpture utilizing traditional and non-traditional techniques. Successful completion of the course will include familiarity and competency with a wide range of hand tools and machines in the wood and metal shops, an understanding of additive and subtractive sculptural techniques, and knowledge of mold-making techniques. Students will integrate the techniques and concepts of sculpture into their studio practice. This course incorporates presentations on sculptural and artistic work in the field, readings, discussions, field trips, and visits with guest lecturers.
Sculpture I-A is offered in the fall; Sculpture I-B is offered in the spring only.
07:081:303 Seminar in Media (3) A survey of contemporary media art including video art and installation, expanded and artists' cinema, experimental film and video, sound art, and art for the internet. Students are introduced to a range of media art practices that may include experimental narratives and documentaries, radical and activist media, multimedia installations, found footage collage and remix work, online art interventions, and live media performance. The course explores histories, theories, and critical writing on avant-garde media from the 20th century to the present. Offered in Spring only. Open to all students.
07:081:306 Seminar in Print (3) This seminar considers the history of print, paper, and collaboration from Guttenberg to the internet. The course focuses on the dissemination of printmaking and on the multiple in installation, paper, photography, sculpture, and book forms. Readings, lectures, slides, and film presentations familiarize students with current ideas, history, criticism, practices, and artists who deal with the multiple. The history of the relationship between the collaborative studio and the artist is explored through the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions (BCIE), a working model for the collaborative shop housed adjacent to the print studios. Offered every other year.
07:081:310 Seminar in Photography (3) This course examines historical and contemporary discourse in photography. The course will include detailed discussions of major theoretical approaches to photography. Students encounter aspects of the history of photography and its interaction with other cultural forms through the development of historical, cultural, and political factors and their relationships to the present through key readings, lectures, film, and guest speakers. No prerequisites. Offered fall only.
07:081:313 Ceramics/Sculpture (3) This course provides an introduction to ceramic sculpture with an emphasis on hand-building methods. Students will learn methods of building ceramic sculptures by techniques of pinch building, slab, coil, press hump mold construction, wheel, and slip casting. The history and theories of ceramics and related sculptural practices will be introduced alongside various methods of construction, surface treatment, glaze chemistry, and firing methodology. Students will also engage in presentations, critiques, discussions, field trips, and visiting lectures.
No prerequisites. Studio elective course.
07:081:321 Drawing II-A: Drawing and Animation (4) This course examines the relationship of drawing to time and media-based practices, specifically through the history and techniques of animation. Exploring traditional and experimental animation, we will examine how drawing can mark space and movement to create an illusion of time. Starting from precinematic animation techniques through the realm of the digital, we will examine the impact of technology both technically and conceptually. We will develop a critical understanding of animation and "the animated" as it relates to personal iconography/biography and social/political circumstances through the lens of the current zeitgeist.
Prerequisite: 07:081:121. Corequisite: 07:081:221
07:081:322 Drawing II-B: Drawing Narratives (4) This course examines how to visually tell a story through the medium of drawing. Using techniques associated with graphic novels, comix, storyboarding, and other sequential art, students will learn how to develop their own visual and literary narratives that carry personal, political, social, and/or global themes.
Prerequisite: 07:081:121 and 07:081:221. Corequisite: 07:081:222.
07:081:324 Figure Drawing (3) Working from a live, nude model, students explore how to accurately draw the figure. Observational accuracy, quality of line and tone, technique, and expression are all stressed as students become familiar with all aspects of drawing from the figure in pencil, ink, and charcoal.
Art minor requirement. Studio elective course. Offered spring only.
07:081:328 Design Seminar A: Histories (3) Exploration of historical and contemporary critical debates in graphic design. Through readings, lectures, research, and presentations, students investigate the ways historical, cultural, political, and economic factors have shaped design. Students situate their practice within the design discourse of today through an examination of the development of the discipline.
Open to both 081 (visual arts) and 208 (design) majors.
07:081:329 Seminar in Painting (3) This course consists of readings, presentations, and studio assignments pertaining to current painting practice and the precedents that created it. Through discussions in museums and galleries in the presence of painting, students practice looking and situating what we see with the help of the texts, and learn to engage painting discourse from within. Offered fall only.
07:081:330 Seminar in Sculpture: Interdisciplinary Practices (3) This seminar is for students interested in contemporary sculpture particularly as it relates to interdisciplinary practices. Sculpture has become a broad range of practices with its door open to many possibilities. Examining contemporary sculpture within the context of its history and traditions and as an expanded discipline, we will explore different historic and topical areas from the mid-20th century to the contemporary moment. As a means of developing their studio practice, students will explore aesthetic, historical, cultural, and theoretical issues in relation to expanded sculpture. The course will map these analyses onto their own research interests through written assignments, readings, presentations, and lectures, as well as studio visits of practicing artists and theorists, connecting histories of sculpture to current studio practices.
Typically offered spring only.
07:081:331 Design II-A: Systems (4) Exploration of complex multipart design problems dealing with series, sequences, and grids. Development of personal interests and voice as a designer within given prompts addressing information, identity, and book design. Further develops skills in design research, visual experimentation, and digital applications for print and screen. Prerequisites: 07:081:231-232. Offered fall only.
07:081:332 Design II-B: Experimental Computation (4) Explores complex multi-part design systems such as visual identities and books. Develops skills in research, visual experimentation, and using digital and analog tools for print and screen. Consists of studio work, critiques, technical demonstrations, lectures, readings, and class discussions.
Prerequisites: 07:081:331.
07:081:343 Media II-A: Media Art Installation and Expanded Cinema (4) This course focuses on making and displaying screen- and time-based media in galleries and other architectural environments. Students learn about sequencing in space as well as principles and practices of sound and exhibition design. The course explores how different spaces affect moving images, sound, and projections, and how moving images, sound, and projections can construct and alter space. Students learn about historical precedents and current practices, from pre-cinematic magic lantern shows to expanded cinema, and from video sculpture and site-specific installation art to multichannel video installations, urban screens, and artists' cinema. The course includes technical workshops on syncing multiple channels of video and surround sound. Students create their own media installations and environments. Prerequisites: 07:081:243-244 or permission of instructor. Offered fall only.
07:081:344 Media II-B: Media and Performance (4) A course on various intersections between media and performance art. Topics may include performance for the camera, online performances and interventions, participatory art works, autobiography and video diaries,the filmed body as medium, and live video and cinema performance and events. Students create their own recorded or live media art projects. Prerequisite: 07:081:343. Permission of instructor. Offered spring only.
07:081:351-352 Painting II-A and II-B (4,4) This course nurtures individual growth as a painter in technical mastery and conceptual understanding. Emphasis is placed on working in increasingly self-directed series. Selected readings and visits to exhibitions are required, as are group discussions and critiques. Prerequisites: 07:081:251-252 or permission of the department. Painting II-A offered fall; Painting II-B offered spring.
07:081:356 Seminar in Drawing (3) Examines contemporary drawing within the context of its history and traditions and as a discipline where boundaries are fluid enough to explore drawing through the use of diverse media with nonspecific temporal and spatial boundaries. Drawing is considered in its relationship to a broad range of other disciplines including painting, sculpture, performance, installation, choreography, design, music, and architecture, among others. As a way of supporting the development of their studio practice, students will explore aesthetic, historical, cultural, and theoretical issues in relation to drawing as a medium, method, and practice through written assignments, readings, presentations, lectures, studio visits to practicing artists, and visits to galleries and museums. Offered every year.
07:081:361 Photography II-A: Digital Image and Print (4) Features the refinement of digital photography with an emphasis on making exhibition-quality prints and building print portfolios. Through creative assignments, this studio-based course explores photography with particular focus on expressive, historical, and theoretical aspects of the ubiquitous medium. Prerequisites: 07:081:261, or all students with Photoshop experience and permission of the instructor.
07:081:362 Photography II-B: The Book and Online Presence (4) A course focused on refining your photographic images or images of your artwork for a book or catalog made in InDesign and printed on-demand; a slide presentation of the work; and a website or blog. Your project will be self-directed. Prerequisite: 07:081:361 or permission of the instructor. Offered spring only.
07:081:371 Print II-A: Intaglio (4) In-depth focus on intaglio, including engraving, drypoint, etching, aquatint, and spit bite. The course encourages the combination of other print media and will include a segment on photo polymer plates. Artistic development concerning composition, content, and conceptual ideas will be addressed through individual and group critiques.
07:081:372 Print II-B: Lithography (4) In-depth focus on lithography, including stones, aluminum plates, photo-litho plates, and color lithography. The course encourages the combination of other print media. Artistic development concerning composition, content, and conceptual ideas will be addressed through individual and group critiques.
07:081:381-382 Sculpture II-A and II-B (4,4) In this intermediate-level course, students explore a selection of diverse concepts, materials, and processes associated with contemporary sculpture. Emphasis will be on exploring alternative methods of art production, expanding conceptual development as well as furthering students' technical skills. The course will address the process and development of transforming ideas into form. The course incorporates presentations on the field of sculpture, readings, discussions, guest lectures, and field trips.
Prerequisites: 07:081:281-282. Sculpture II-A offered fall; Sculpture II-B offered spring only.
07:081:383 Design Seminar B: Conotemporary Practice (3) The goal of this course is to introduce students to contemporary design. It will expose you to contemporary designers who will help you define yourself as a designer. This course examines the designer's engagement with audiences as an agent of social change; it will help students develop a personal philosophy of design and a sense of how they will practice as a designer. Open only to 208 (design) majors.
07:081:385 Design Practicum (3) This course provides practical design experience where students undertake appropriate real-world assignments in a noncommercial environment. This is an advanced production studio for students interested in collaborating with academics from other fields, university administrators, NGO representatives, and other designers. Students will engage in research, concept development, design, production, and presentation. Students are expected to work in close contact with peers and outside collaborators to produce visual projects that meet mutually agreed upon parameters. This class should be taken in the junior or senior year when students have sufficient technical and conceptual experience to benefit from the class.
07:081:391,392 Independent Study (2) (B.F.A.,B.A.)
07:081:393,394 Internships (4) (B.F.A.,B.A.)
07:081:421,422 Drawing III-A, III-B (4,4) Through practice, experimentation, research, and use of a variety of media and methodologies, students will explore more complex approaches to their drawing practice. These may include: the use of image and text; time, sequence, and narrative in drawing; and drawing as a performance practice, among others. Self-directed work in the studio and research and reading of critical texts are required. Prerequisites: 01:081:221 and 222 (Drawing I-A and I-B) or corequisite 07:081:321 and 322 (Drawing II-A and II-B) or corequisite 07:081:451-454 (Painting III-A and III-B or Advanced Painting A or B) or by permission of the instructor.  Drawing III-A offered fall; Drawing III-B offered spring only.
07:081:431 Design III-A: Design for the Digital Realm (4)
This course trains students to research, analyze, prototype, and develop design concepts for dynamic digital media such as online, tablets, and mobile apps, for three distinct social and cultural contexts. The focus is on practice and experimentation to master UI/UX design. This course consists of three projects addressing experience design and its presentation. Today interaction online focuses on information through living, social platforms. We will go beyond an average user's perspective to critically examine the web through historical, political, and social lenses. This course encourages students to holistically approach the web and its constituent code as a living kit of parts waiting to be harnessed in novel and innovative ways. As digital technology industries rapidly alter ways of doing and thinking, design can amplify, shift, comment on, and/or criticize these changes. The role of designers today is not only to style content but to shape it, extracting information from abstract datasets, writing scenarios, and creating systems, all with a critical eye. This course aims to train students to research, analyze, prototype, and develop design concepts for digital media for three distinct social and cultural contexts.
Prerequisite: 07:081:332. Offered fall only.
07:081:432 Design III-B: Portfolio (4) Development of a diverse, refined body of work and format for its presentation. Lectures and readings survey current issues in design practice. Critiques and discussions underpin the process of defining and articulating the student's interests and approach to design. Prerequisite: 07:081:431. Offered spring only.
07:081:441-442 Media III-A and III-B: Independent Media Production (4,4) Students work under the direction of faculty and in discussion with the class on producing self-directed, independently conceived media artworks that reflect their own interests and ideas. Students will proceed through all stages to fully realize their work--from research, proposal, production, postproduction to installation, screening, or other form of display. Ongoing group discussions, critiques, readings, and screenings related to students' creative projects. Prerequisites: 07:081:343-344 or permission of instructor. Media III-A offered fall; Media III-B offered spring only.
07:081:446 Advanced Media A (4) Students work under the direction of faculty and in discussion with the class on producing self-directed, independently conceived media artworks that reflect their own interests and ideas. Ongoing group discussions, critiques, readings, and screenings in media art. Prerequisites: 07:081:441-442 or permission of instructor. Offered fall only.
07:081:447 Advanced Media B (4) Students work under the direction of faculty and in discussion with the class on producing independent media art projects. The class addresses life after art school, including options and approaches to exhibiting and distributing media art, preparing portfolios, and writing proposals and statements. Prerequisites: 07:081:446 or permission of instructor. Offered spring only.
07:081:451-452 Painting III-A and III-B (4,4) In this course, students will work in individual studios on self-directed projects, developing subject matter, content, and methodology through directed research. Selected readings and visits to exhibitions and lectures are required, as is participation in group discussions, presentations, critiques, and reviews.
Prerequisites: 07:081:351-352 or by permission of the area. Primarily for students who have concentrated in this area. Painting III-A offered fall; Painting III-B offered spring only.
07:081:453-454 Advanced Painting A and B (4,4) Students in this course are engaged in mentored individual work toward their thesis and explore how to sharpen and sustain the questions that will carry their work beyond it. These are identified and tested through individual studio visits with the instructor, group critiques; discussions of lectures, texts, and exhibitions; instructor and student presentations; peer curation, and review assignments.
Pre or Corequisites: 07:081:451-452. Advanced Painting A offered fall; Advanced Painting B offered spring only.
07:081:455-456 Advanced Drawing A and B (4,4) Students in this course work on self-directed exploratory-based drawing projects under the mentoring of the instructor and within the engaged, critical dialogue of their peers.
Pre- or corequisites: 07:081:321 or 322 (Drawing III-A or III-B); or 07:081:451-452 (Painting III-A or III-B). Advanced Drawing A offered fall; Advanced Drawing B offered spring only.
07:081:461-462 Photography III-A and III-B: Exhibition and Portfolio (4,4) In this course, students concentrate on individual artistic development by which they can develop an awareness and understanding of experimental and creative approaches to conceptual projects within the framework of contemporary photographic art practice. Advanced theoretical studies and individual practical investigations are used to support an emerging independent work process culminating in a final body of work.
Prerequisites: 07:081:361-362. Photography III-A offered fall; Photography III-B offered spring only.
07:081:463-464 Advanced Photography A and B (4,4) Projects in this special topics class concentrate on the approach to specialized development in photography areas such as artists books, multimedia approaches, performance, installation, and photography-based public art. Individual and group work includes research and short- and long-term project development. Prerequisites: 07:081:461-462. Advanced Photography A offered fall; Advanced Photography B offered spring only.
07:081:471 Print III-A: Letterpress (4) In-depth focus on letterpress including hand typesetting and polymer plates on the Vandercook press. The course will cover broadsides, artists' books, and chap books. Artistic development concerning composition, content, and conceptual ideas will be addressed through individual and group critiques.
07:081:472 Print III-B: Papermaking (4) In-depth focus on papermaking including Western style formation, working with Japanese fibers, three-dimensional pulp casting, coloring of pulps, stencils, watermarking, sizing, pressing, and drying. Artistic development concerning composition, content, and conceptual ideas will be addressed through individual and group critiques.
07:081:473 Advanced Print A: Mass Media Print (4) In-depth focus on digital print in mass printed culture including zines, books on demand, the poster as an art form, and installation. Artistic development concerning composition, content, and conceptual ideas will be addressed through individual and group critiques.
07:081:474 Advanced Print B: Artists' Books (4) In-depth focus on handmade artists' books including Japanese stab binding, accordion structures, single and multiple signatures, Coptic, and alternative books. Artistic development concerning composition, content, and conceptual ideas will be addressed through individual and group critiques. No prerequisites.
07:081:481-482 Sculpture III-A and III-B (4,4) In this advanced studio course, students will explore, define, and develop their creative work and research in expanded sculptural practices through studio assignments and prompts, writing, readings, and independent projects. Students in this course will continue the development of their studio practice and understanding of how their work is situated historically and discursively in the field through lectures, readings, and group and individual critiques.
Prerequisites: 07:081:381-382. Sculpture III-A offered fall; Sculpture III-B offered spring only.
07:081:483-484 Advanced Sculpture A and B (4,4) Students in this course will work on independently conceived sculpture projects which are developed in consultation with the instructor. Independent research and creative work are supported by group critiques, individual meetings with the instructors, lectures, readings, and class discussions.
Pre- or corequisites: 07:081:481-482. Advanced Sculpture A offered fall; Advanced Sculpture B offered spring only.
07:081:491,492 Independent Study (2) (B.F.A.,B.A.)
07:081:493,494 Internships (4) (B.F.A.,B.A.)
07:081:497-498 Thesis and Exhibition A and B (3,3) The culmination of undergraduate Art & Design creative research and practice, this year-long course provides methodologies, structure, and community to pursue advanced independent studio work and critique, leading to a group exhibition in the second semester. This year-long course is required for the B.F.A. in Visual Art and B.F.A. in Design degrees.
Open only to B.F.A. seniors.
 
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