Fine Arts

ART 110. Survey of Art History I (Neuman deVegvar, Staff)
Introduction to the visual language of art and the major periods of art history from prehistoric times to the Renaissance. F, S. (Group IV)

ART 111. Survey of Art History II (Staff)
Introduction to the visual language of art and the major periods of art history from the Renaissance through contemporary art. F, S. (Group IV)

ART 112. Two Dimensional Design (Hobbs, Nilan)
A study of the elements of art and the application of the principles of organization as they relate to both decorative and illusionary space. Through exercises and projects students become familiar with the elements of line, shape, value, texture, and color. Also, students are required to develop a vocabulary of art terms and present their work for class critiques. F, S. (Group IV)

ART 113. Three Dimensional Design (Bogdanov, Cetlin, Quick)
Aesthetic relationships in three dimensions, including composition with volume, plane, line, and space, and consideration of structural principles. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 300.3. Romanticism to Realism: European Art 1750-1850 (Staff)
(Not offered 2016-2017)
European art and architecture from 1750 to 1850. The course will cover major movements in western art history from Neoclassicism and Romanticism to the Realist movement. Prerequisite: ART 111 or consent of instructor. (Group IV)

ART 301. Teaching Art: Early Childhood (0.5 units; Kerr)
Perceptual and creative development, explored through study of the visual expressive stages of children. Students explore basic skills and teaching methods needed to teach art preK-3. Required of all early childhood education majors. Prerequisite: EDUC 251 or consent of instructor. F.

ART 302. Teaching Art: Early and Middle Childhood (Cetlin)
Perceptual and creative development, explored through study of the visual expressive stages of children. Students explore studio skills and teaching methods needed to develop a fundamental art program for preK-9. Required of all art education majors seeking the preK-12 teaching license. F.

ART 307. Teaching Art: Secondary School (0.5 units; Cetlin)
The psychology and principles of art education in high school, with an emphasis on curriculum building and methods of executing ideas for the effective operation of a secondary school art program. Required of all art majors seeking the Special Teaching Certificate (preK-12). Prerequisite: ART 302 or consent of instructor. F.

ART 341. Classical Art (Neuman deVegvar)
Aegean, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman architecture, sculpture, and painting from 2,500 B.C.E. to 330 C.E. Prerequisite: ART 110 or consent of instructor. S. (Group IV)

ART 342. Medieval Art (Neuman deVegvar)
(Alternate years; Not offered 2016-2017)
Architecture, sculpture, and painting of the Early Christian, Byzantine, Early Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic periods—300 to 1300. Prerequisite: ART 110 or consent of instructor. (Group IV)

ART 343. Italian Renaissance Art (Neuman deVegvar)
(Alternate years; Not offered 2016-2017)
Architecture, sculpture, and painting in Italy from the Proto-Renaissance through Mannerism—1300 to 1600. Prerequisite: ART 110, ART 111, or consent of instructor. (Group IV)

ART 344. Baroque Art (Neuman deVegvar)
(Alternate years; Not offered 2016-2017)
Seventeenth-century architecture, sculpture, and painting in Europe. Prerequisite: ART 111 or consent of instructor. (Group IV)

ART 345. Modern Art (Staff)
(Alternate years; Not offered 2016-2017)
Impressionism to the present, with an emphasis on major developments in 20th Century painting and sculpture. Prerequisite: ART 111 or consent of instructor. (Group IV)

ART 346. American Art (Staff)
(Alternate years; Not offered 2016-2017)
Architecture, painting, sculpture, and other art forms of the United States with an emphasis on the period from 1776 to 1913. Prerequisite: ART 111 or consent of instructor. F. (Group IV)

ART 347. Contemporary Art (Staff)
The art and critical theory of the second half of the twentieth century. Beginning with late modernist abstract expressionism, this course examines the development of postmodern visual art forms to the present day. Prerequisite: ART 111 or consent of instructor. S. (Group IV)

ART 348. Asian Art (Staff)
A survey of the art of India, China, and Japan with emphasis on major traditions and their religious/philosophical context. Prerequisite: ART 110, ART 111, or consent of instructor. F. (Group IV, Diversity)

ART 349. Islamic Art (Neuman deVegvar)
(Not offered 2016-2017)
The course will explore the development of early Islamic art and architecture in light of the aesthetics and functional needs of Islam as faith and cultural empire. The impact of Islam as a unifying force will be contrasted with the artistic regionalism of some of the cultures completely or partially subsumed within Islam; Arabic, Persian, Anatolian, Mughal Indian, medieval Spanish, and West African. Prerequisites: ART 110, ART 111, or consent of instructor. S. (Group IV, Diversity)

ART 351. Drawing I (Bogdanov, Hobbs)
Drawing as a means of developing visual perception and basic skills for depicting representational and non-representational elements. F, S. (Group IV)

ART 361. Drawing II
ART 371. Drawing III
ART 381. Drawing IV
Increasingly more advanced approaches to the selection and use of materials and subject matter. The development of a personal aesthetic is emphasized. F, S. (Group IV)

ART 352. Figure Drawing I (Bogdanov, Hobbs)
Drawing from the model. A study of the structure, anatomy, and expressive potential of the human form. Prerequisite: ART 351 or consent of instructor. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 362. Figure Drawing II
ART 372. Figure Drawing III
ART 382. Figure Drawing IV
Drawing from the model. Increasingly more advanced study of the structure, anatomy and expressive potential of the human form. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 353. Computer Imaging I (Krehbiel, Nilan)
Introduction to computer-generated art with emphasis on creating color images for output on color paint jet printers and photo mechanical processes either to printmaking or photographic systems. Specific focus will be made to hand generation using color paint software, video digitizing, and color image processing. Prerequisite: ART 112 or consent of instructor. ($75 studio fee, $75 software fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 363. Computer Imaging II
ART 373. Computer Imaging III
ART 383. Computer Imaging IV
More advanced work utilizing digital input, digital effects, and a thorough understanding of computer hardware and software. Student is directed to find personal statement based on formal and technical exploration. ($75 studio fee, $75 software fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 354. Painting I (Hobbs)
Basic concepts of color mixing, paint application, composition, and the selection of subject matter. Various media, primarily oil and acrylic; may include watercolor, collage, and mixed media. Prerequisite: none for non-majors, ART 112 and ART 351 or consent of the instructor for majors. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 364. Painting II
ART 374. Painting III
ART 384. Painting IV
Intermediate- and advanced-level painting courses may explore both traditional and contemporary painting issues with an increasing emphasis on personal expressive content and stylistic cohesiveness. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 355. Photography I (Nilan)
Emphasis is on developing a thorough understanding of the 35mm camera, its operations, and its application as a tool for self-expression. The basics of lighting, exposure, film processing, contact and projection printing, and image presentation are covered. Slide presentations and weekly critiques coincide with hands-on experience. Students must have continuous access to a 35mm camera with adjustable controls. Prerequisite: ART 112 or consent of instructor. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 365. Photography II
ART 375. Photography III
ART 385. Photography IV
Study on the intermediate and advanced levels is designed to further the student’s understanding of the theory and practice of photography as a fine art. In addition to honing darkroom skills, students will be exposed to techniques in digital photography. Instruction will include digital SLR camera control, image manipulation software, and archival ink jet printing. A variety of historic hand-manipulated printing processes will also be presented. Emphasis will be placed on developing individual creative projects over the course of the semester. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 356. Printmaking I (Krehbiel)
Introduction to printmaking with study of intaglio and woodcut taught in alternating semesters with lithography and monoprinting. Prerequisites: ART 112 and ART 351 or consent of the instructor. ($75 studio fee.) S. (Group IV)

ART 366. Printmaking II
ART 376. Printmaking III
ART 386. Printmaking IV
Second-level students study the alternate media. Advanced students undertake further exploration of media to develop a personal understanding and style. Quality and quantity of work is increased appropriately with emphasis on the development of a personal statement through form and technique. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 357. Graphic Design I (Risario)
Introduction to advertising design communication with the emphasis on layout, lettering, and the development of skills in the handling of basic tools, materials, and techniques. Assignments are correlated with the study of common reproduction processes. Prerequisites: ART 112 and ART 353, Computer Imaging I, or consent of department chair. ($75 studio fee, $75 software fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 367. Graphic Design II
ART 377. Graphic Design III
ART 387. Graphic Design IV
Students are introduced to computer enhanced design utilizing the Power Mac Platform. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Quark XPress are utilized in preparing the student for internships. Prerequisites: ART 357 and ART 353, or consent of department chair. ($75 studio fee, $75 software fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 358. Ceramics I (Bogdanov)
Design, construction, glazing, and firing of ceramics; the chemistry of glazes and simple geology of clay. The class alternates throwing and handbuilding techniques from one semester to the next. Prerequisite: ART 113 or consent of instructor. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 368. Ceramics II
ART 378. Ceramics III
ART 388. Ceramics IV
The second-semester student studies the alternate technique. The more advanced student defines and carries out his/her individual exploration of particular directions and is more involved with the daily classroom operation. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 359. Metals I (Cetlin)
Design and fabrication of metals and non-conventional materials into body adornment, hollowware, and/or small sculpture. Prerequisite: ART 113 or consent of instructor. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 369. Metals II
ART 379. Metals III
ART 389. Metals IV
Further exploration of forming techniques, surface embellishment, and fabrication methods. Casting processes are taught at the advanced levels. Students are encouraged to develop a personal style while creating a body of work. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 360. Sculpture I (Quick)
Various sculptural materials and techniques. Options include forming, modeling, molding, casting, carving, and building; clay, plaster, wood, plastics, welded metal, fiberglass/resin, lost wax bronze casting, mixed media. Prerequisite: ART 113 or consent of instructor. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 370. Sculpture II
ART 380. Sculpture III
ART 390. Sculpture IV
Introduction to ARC and MIG welding techniques. Further study of sculpture media and iron casting with an increasing emphasis on personal expressive content and stylistic cohesiveness. ($75 studio fee.) F, S. (Group IV)

ART 490. Independent Study (Staff)
Independently supervised work in an area such as drawing, figure drawing, computer imaging, painting, photography, printmaking, graphic design, ceramics, metals, or sculpture. F, S.

ART 491. Directed Readings (Staff)
Readings in art history or art theory in an area such as classical, medieval, Italian Renaissance, Baroque, Modern American, Contemporary, Asian, senior capstone or other. F, S.

ART 492. Gallery Practicum (Museum Director)
To introduce students to the operations of museums and galleries as preparation for a career as an arts professional or practicing visual artist. To introduce curatorial practices and provide practical experience with the exhibition process from financial planning, advanced scheduling, and promotion to the correct handling and most effective installation of art objects. Hands-on experience will be associated with the exhibitions mounted in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum Full-year course: students must participate during both semesters to earn credit. Consent of instructor. F, S.

ART 495. Apprenticeship/Internship (Staff)
Participation in the GLCA Arts Program in New York or in an independent off-campus apprenticeship arranged for and supervised by a department staff member. An opportunity normally for seniors (except in their last semester) and also for juniors to engage in a “hands-on” learning experience in an area where they have adequate academic and technical preparation. F, S. Credits for apprenticeships/internships do not count in the 11 required courses for the fine arts B.A. or the 17 required courses for the B.F.A. However, for students pursuing the B.A., credits for apprenticeships/internships do count toward the maximum of 13 courses permitted in one discipline.

ART 499. Seminar (Staff)
Group study of problems in aesthetics, art history, criticism, or studio issues. Credit will be allocated in art history or studio art on the basis of content, which will be determined by the professor teaching the seminar. Students cannot take more than one seminar in Art History without the consent of the department. Students can enroll in as many studio seminars as they would like. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. S.