ART (ART)

ART 101 - INTRODUCTION TO THE VISUAL ARTS

Form and content in painting, sculpture, architecture, and film.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 201 - ANCIENT THROUGH MEDIEVAL ART

Chief works of architecture, sculpture, and painting in their historical contexts; principal stylistic developments and iconographical themes.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 202 - RENAISSANCE THROUGH MODERN ART

Continuation of Art 201.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 210 - DRAWING I

Double period.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 211 - DRAWING II

Double period.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 210

ART 212 - FIGURE DRAWING

Double period.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 213 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Typefaces, photographs, and other illustrations; decoration and ornamentation; layout; use of graphics to reflect publication character. Work with Illustrator and PhotoShop. Computer use course. See Jour 205.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: JOUR 201 or COMM 201 (may be taken concurrently)

Course Notes: or one ART course.

ART 215 - PAINTING I

Double period.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 216 - PAINTING II

Double period.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 215

ART 226 - CERAMICS I

A beginning hands-on course assuming no knowledge of clay work. Students learn all necessary technical skills and then create individual works based on these skills. Personal development and creativity emphasized, as are sculpture and hand-building. A variety of clays and glazes are available. The class includes a historical perspective using images that we discuss. Wheel thrown pottery is introduced but not required.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 227 - MIXED MEDIA DRAWING

This course begins with a focus on traditional drawing techniques and materials and then expands into broader conceptions of drawing, including the creation of collage, digital imagery, among other two- and three-dimensional images. It will encourage students to experiment with found and other atypical material as a means of exploring the meaning and creation of mixed media drawing. This course begins with a focus on traditional drawing techniques and materials and then expands into broader conceptions of drawing, including the creation of collage, digital imagery, among other two- and three-dimensional images. It will encourage students to experiment with found and other atypical material as a means of exploring the meaning and creation of mixed media drawing.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 232 - CERAMICS II

Students use hand building techniques to make complex slab, coil and sculpted forms. Wheel throwing requires mastery of a perfect cylinder, simple vase forms, a mug as well as trimmed and untrimmed bowls. Independent ideas are encouraged. Students learn to mix slips and glazes and explore ceramic history.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 226

ART 250 - TOPICS IN ANCIENT AND MEDIVAL ART

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 201

Course Notes: Must have prereq or consent of instructor.

ART 251 - URBAN ARCHITECTURE

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 260 - TOPICS IN RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE ART

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 202

Course Notes: Must have prereq or consent of instructor.

ART 270 - TOPICS IN MODERN ART

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 202

ART 301 - IPHONEOGRAPHY AND THE DEMOCRATIC CAMERA

Everyone is a photographer and cameraphones are everywhere. This course will explore the creative and ethical implications of using the iPhone as an artistic and journalistic tool. Students must have an iPhone 5 or newer to enroll in the course, and will be expected to download various photography apps for use in the class. We will use the iPhone to create, edit, and post photographic work online. Students will learn a new set of photographic standards, applications, and practices through individual and group shooting assignments, readings, examples of contemporary photographic work, and excursions to galleries and museums.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Course Notes: Students must have their own iPhone 4S, for use in this class.

ART 305 - DOCUMENTARY VIDEO STORYTELLING

A beginning course in documentary storytelling, including planning the project, shooting video, editing and completion of the project.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 310 - ADVANCED DRAWING I

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 211

ART 311 - ADVANCED DRAWING II

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 310

ART 312 - ADVANCED FIGURE DRAWING

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 212

ART 313 - ADVANCED COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 213

ART 315 - ADVANCED PAINTING I

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 216

ART 316 - ADVANCED PAINTING II

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 315

ART 320 - ADVANCED SCULPTURE

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 220

ART 321 - PHOTOBOOK HISTORY & PRACTICE

History and practice of the photobook. Students will photograph a major subject over the course of the semester, edit the photographs, and layout and publish a photobook. Basic Photoshop, camera technique, and the history of the photobook will also be covered. Both film and digital cameras can be used for the course.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 325 - PHOTOGRAPHY

Introduction to black and white film-based photography. Basic camera and darkroom techniques. Cameras provided by the department. Students provide some supplies.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 326 - ADVANCED CERAMICS I

Students engage in personal independent work as well as in-depth study of general sculpture, ceramic history and glaze chemistry, which includes discussion of glaze ingredients and how to formulate glaze recipes. Students pursue individual projects in hand-building, emphasizing individual style and content, and develop increasingly sophisticated wheel thrown forms, including but not limited to 4”-5” tall forms, a pitcher and plate.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 232

ART 327 - ADVANCED MIXED MEDIA DRAWING

This course begins with a focus on traditional drawing techniques and materials and then expands into broader conceptions of drawing, including the creation of collage, digital imagery, among other two- and three-dimensional images. It will encourage students to experiment with found and other atypical material as a means of exploring the meaning and creation of mixed media drawing. This course begins with a focus on traditional drawing techniques and materials and then expands into broader conceptions of drawing, including the creation of collage, digital imagery, among other two- and three-dimensional images. It will encourage students to experiment with found and other atypical material as a means of exploring the meaning and creation of mixed media drawing.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 237

ART 328 - DOCUMENTARY PHOTO

An exploration of documentary photography consisting of camera usage, shooting assignments, slide lectures, and computer work using Photoshop. No previous photography experience required. Cameras will be provided for the semester. This course will introduce the computer as a powerful tool for the photographer. We will discuss the ethical, philosophical and practical considerations regarding digital imaging. We will be using flat-bed scanners, 35mm slide and negative scanners, and digital cameras for inputting images into the computer. Adobe Photoshop will be our primary imaging program.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 329 - TEXTILE ARTS AND MATERIAL ARTS

On- and off-loom techniques employing various media.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 330 - ADVANCED TEXTILE AND MATERIAL ARTS

Continuation of Art 329.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 329

ART 331 - WORLD TEXTILES

This course will investigate the historic roots of knitting and apply traditional techniques to 21st century design and fashion concepts. The focus will be on eco-sustainability and repurposing fabrics/garments.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities, Women Gender Studies

ART 332 - ADVANCED CERAMICS II

Students develop personal style using all appropriate techniques with work expected to be ambitious and students conversant in modern and historical trends in ceramic art. Opportunity to personalize glazes. Wheel thrown pots include forms 6”-10” tall, lidded vessels, and 2-part forms, such as goblets, and wide forms, if earlier stages have been mastered. Students may also create a bust, autobiographical teapot, or visual ode to a person, place or thing.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 326

Course Notes: Consent of instructor

ART 337 - SPECIAL TOPICS: ADVANCED COURSES IN ART HISTORY

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ART 101 or ART 201 or ART 202

ART 340 - ADVANCED COURSES: ART AND ARCHITECTURE CHICAGO

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 343 - PRODUCING THE DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Conceptualizing, editing, and producing a documentary photography exhibition using student and/or professional work. Working together, students will generate ideas for an exhibition in the Gage Gallery, locate/produce work, and install the project in the gallery. The class will focus on the practice of curating a photography exhibition, which will include developing a theme and choosing work, writing statements/artist biographies, and promoting the exhibit to the community.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ENG 102

Course Notes: Sophomore Standing.

ART 348 - PINHOLE TO CAMERAPHONE: PHOTOGRAPHY'S HISTORY AND PRACTICE

The history and practice of early, middle-period, and contemporary photography. Slide examples of the history of photography; hands-on work with pinhole cameras, large format cameras, digital cameras, and camera phones. Field trips to galleries and/or museums in the city to view examples of work presented in the class.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

ART 360 - ART AND ACTIVISM

This course is a collaborative course designed to partner with a community organization to create works of art that deal with issues of social concern. Students and members of the organization will join together to conceptualize and execute works of art that will have some impact on society. Lectures, discussion and field trips will be part of the course. No previous art experience is required.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Course Notes: Sophomore standing

ART 374 - WOMEN AND ART

Images of women in art and the woman artist; the role of the artist defined in various historical periods; the social construction of gender and relevant theoretical approaches to the study of art history.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities, Women Gender Studies

Course Notes: 1-course in ART or 1-course in WGS. Senior standing.

ART 390 - INTERNSHIP

In-service training with an arts organization, design or graphics company, or gallery. Student gains knowledge and skills in area of special interest. Offered in conjunction with faculty advisor by consent only.

Credits: 1-6

Attributes: Humanities, Transformational Service Learning

Course Notes: Consent

ART 395 - INDEPENDENT STUDY FINE ARTS OR ART HISTORY

Advanced work in any area of fine arts or art history; opportunity to do independent creative work. Students and professor define work to be done during semester.

Credits: 1-6

Attributes: Humanities

Course Notes: Consent