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DEPARTMENT

For further information: ArtGrad@southernct.edu

LEVINE, DAVID, Professor and Chairperson
BROWNELL, MIA, Professor
CARR, T. WILEY, Professor
COCHENET, GREGORY, Professor
INGUANTI, JOSEPH, Professor
LAVIN, TERRENCE, Professor
SERCHUK, CAMILLE, Professor
SIERPINSKI, CORT, Professor
VATERS-CARR, RACHEL, Professor
VU, THUAN, Professor

ART 503 - Philosophies of Art

The major shift from traditional Western aesthetics to the ideas and philosophies of contemporary art.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in art history or philosophy.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2013

ART 520 - Painting I

Advanced oil and water color painting. Subjects may include the human figure.

Prerequisite(s): At least 6 credits in painting.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 521 - Painting II

Advanced painting, reflecting contemporary thinking and based on a thorough knowledge of design techniques.

Prerequisite(s): ART 520.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2014

ART 540 - Pottery

Advanced wheel-throwing, techniques and treatment of surface areas.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in pottery.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2014

ART 541 - Ceramic Sculpture

Basic sculptural principles and techniques applied to diverse problems of sculptural form, mass, and space in terms of low and high relief, and sculpture in the round. Carving, modeling, and construction techniques.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in ceramics.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2014

ART 551 - Advanced Drawing I

A variety of media, subjects, and approaches to drawing. Periodic critiques and selected readings.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2014

ART 552 - Advanced Drawing II

A variety of media, subjects, and approaches to drawing. Periodic critiques and selected readings.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2013

ART 553 - Advanced Crafts

A continuous investigation of a particular craft in which the student has already developed basic skills.

Prerequisite(s): ART 550 and 3 credits in a related graduate crafts area.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2012

ART 560 - Etching, Woodcut, Collagraphy

Individual work in etching, woodcut, and collagraphy based upon student experience.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 561 - Lithography, Silkscreen

Individual work in lithography and silkscreen based on student experience.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 570 - Seminar in Elementary Art Education

Elementary art education issues, current research, and related studio and aesthetic experiences; teaching strategies, resources, subject-content, developing artistic intelligence, creativity, aesthetics and perceptual awareness, and the role of the elementary art teacher in contemporary society.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 572 - Seminar in Secondary Art Education

Issues and related studio and aesthetic experiences in teaching adolescent art including teaching strategies, current research, resources, subject-content, perception, creativity, aesthetics, and the role of the secondary art teacher in society.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 573 - Women, Art, and Education

A seminar and cooperative learning course which addresses issues of sexism, racism, cultural bias, elitism, historical and contemporary perspectives of women’s contributions to the arts as artists, educators, philosophers, historians, patrons, and collectors. Cross-listed as WMS 573.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2012

ART 585 - Biological Illustration

Emphasis on the basics of biological illustration and focus on five techniques: pen and ink, carbon dust, colored pencil, transparent watercolors, and watercolor airbrush. Use of mechanical and optical drawing aids (e.g., cameral lucida and microprojector) will be presented along with detailed discussion of the technical aspects of biological illustration. Students complete projects using the techniques presented. Also listed as BIO 582.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2016

ART 590 - Thesis Seminar

Prerequisite: departmental permission.

Prerequisite(s): departmental permission.

3 to 6 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2013

ART 594 - History of Italian Renaissance Art

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2012

ART 598 - Advanced Problems I

Independent work in a studio art area in which the student has taken all available courses. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite(s): departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2016

ART 599 - Advanced Problems II

Independent work in a studio art area in which the student has taken all available courses. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite(s): departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

ART 600 - Directed Study and Research

The designated course for the special project only. Identification and investigation of a problem in art or art education under the direction of a faculty member.

Prerequisite(s): departmental permission.

1 to 6 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017