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Upcoming Art Courses

For the most up-to-date information, consult the UW Time Schedule.

Please note: Due to space and resource limitations during the regular school year, we are unable to offer studio courses to non-matriculated students. Non-matriculated students are welcome during summer quarter. Auditors are not allowed in studio courses.

Autumn 2016

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut ART 101: Narratives In Art And Design

Introduces the practice of art and design through active participation in the space, activities, and resources of the Henry Art Gallery. Develops knowledge of the working methods and accomplishments of artists and designers and helps students translate conceptual ideas into creative solutions. Credit/no-credit only.

VLPA
A - 10443 Claire Cowie T Th 09:30-10:50
aut ART 101: Narratives In Art And Design

Introduces the practice of art and design through active participation in the space, activities, and resources of the Henry Art Gallery. Develops knowledge of the working methods and accomplishments of artists and designers and helps students translate conceptual ideas into creative solutions. Credit/no-credit only.

VLPA
B - 10444 Claire Cowie T Th 09:30-10:50
aut ART 101: Narratives In Art And Design

Introduces the practice of art and design through active participation in the space, activities, and resources of the Henry Art Gallery. Develops knowledge of the working methods and accomplishments of artists and designers and helps students translate conceptual ideas into creative solutions. Credit/no-credit only.

VLPA
C - 10445 Claire Cowie T Th 09:30-10:50
aut ART 101: Narratives In Art And Design

Introduces the practice of art and design through active participation in the space, activities, and resources of the Henry Art Gallery. Develops knowledge of the working methods and accomplishments of artists and designers and helps students translate conceptual ideas into creative solutions. Credit/no-credit only.

VLPA
D - 10446 Claire Cowie T Th 09:30-10:50
aut ART 140: Basic Photography

Introduces theory, techniques, and processes of still photography in an artistic context. Emphasizes photography's creative potential.

VLPA
A - 10447 Paz, Danielle T Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART 190: Introduction To Drawing

Builds basic drawing skills, develops understanding of primary concepts which relate to drawing and develops an understanding of the grammar or syntax of two-dimensional language. Students move beyond their current knowledge and abilities and link new skills, concepts, and understandings to creative expressing.

VLPA
A - 10448 Ann Gale M W 08:30-11:20
aut ART 190: Introduction To Drawing

Builds basic drawing skills, develops understanding of primary concepts which relate to drawing and develops an understanding of the grammar or syntax of two-dimensional language. Students move beyond their current knowledge and abilities and link new skills, concepts, and understandings to creative expressing.

VLPA
B - 10449 Zhi Lin T Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART 190: Introduction To Drawing

Builds basic drawing skills, develops understanding of primary concepts which relate to drawing and develops an understanding of the grammar or syntax of two-dimensional language. Students move beyond their current knowledge and abilities and link new skills, concepts, and understandings to creative expressing.

VLPA
C - 10450 Selma Arely Morales M W 11:30-14:20
aut ART 190: Introduction To Drawing

Builds basic drawing skills, develops understanding of primary concepts which relate to drawing and develops an understanding of the grammar or syntax of two-dimensional language. Students move beyond their current knowledge and abilities and link new skills, concepts, and understandings to creative expressing.

VLPA
D - 10451 Ryna Frankel M W 08:30-11:20
aut ART 233: Introduction To 3D4M: Glass

This introductory studio course investigates the material glass and its applications in the fine arts. Examines historical, technical, and contemporary practices. Prepares students for further exploration with the material at the intermediate and advanced levels.

VLPA
A - 10452 Elizabeth Fortunato M W 11:30-14:20
aut ART 240: Intermediate Photomedia I

Includes studio projects examining the expressive and conceptual uses of alternative photographic materials and techniques. May include and introduction to photography, large format, and studio lighting. Prerequisite: ART 140.

VLPA
A - 10453 Ellen Garvens T Th 08:30-11:20
aut ART 246: Works On Paper/monotype

Introduces contemporary imaging methods, expands traditional drawing methods, and encourages relationship of content to structure. Introduces relationship of printmaking and painting to drawing through monotype methods.

VLPA
A - 10454 Curt Labitzke M W 14:30-17:20
aut ART 253: Introduction To 3D4M: Ceramics

Introduces ceramic hand-building and wheel throwing techniques. Explores functional and conceptual considerations with clay in a contemporary context and art practice. Offered: AWSp.

VLPA
A - 10455 T Th 11:30-14:20
aut ART 253: Introduction To 3D4M: Ceramics

Introduces ceramic hand-building and wheel throwing techniques. Explores functional and conceptual considerations with clay in a contemporary context and art practice. Offered: AWSp.

VLPA
B - 10456 Peter Barbor M W 11:30-14:20
aut ART 260: Introduction To Contemporary Art For Inderdisciplinary Practice

Introduction to recurring themes and practices in the visual arts. Moves beyond medium-based categories, surveying a diverse range of issues that motivate artists and create content in contemporary art. Examines the importance and influence of the visual arts in the larger context of contemporary culture and society.

VLPA
A - 10457 Timea Tihanyi Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART 272: Introduction To 3D4M: Sculpture

Introduces three dimensional concepts in the production of art and a critical, formal vocabulary in the pursuit of individual expression. Offers an overview of materials and technical processes.

VLPA
A - 10458 Kate Holub M W 11:30-14:20
aut ART 272: Introduction To 3D4M: Sculpture

Introduces three dimensional concepts in the production of art and a critical, formal vocabulary in the pursuit of individual expression. Offers an overview of materials and technical processes.

VLPA
B - 10459 Cicelia Ross-Gotta T Th 11:30-14:20
aut ART 273: Introduction To 3D4M: Wood And Metal

Introduces the specific concepts and skills needed to construct and create structure driven in wood, steel, found object and other materials. Explores issues of materiality, form, object, scale, and connection.

VLPA
A - 10460 Amie McNeel M W 14:30-17:20
aut ART 290: Beginning Drawing: The Figure

Introduction to the human figure as historically traditional subject matter as well as an important component in self expression. Covers proportion, foreshortening, and composition. Prerequisite: ART 190.

VLPA
A - 10461 Philip Govedare T Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART 292: Beginning Painting

Beginning oil painting. Prerequisite: ART 190.

VLPA
A - 10462 Happ, Jonathan A M W 08:30-11:20
aut ART 332: Intermediate Sculpture

Studio practice focusing on sculptural installation in architectural, urban, and natural settings; foundry, forging, and advanced fabrications; and movement, kinetics, and interaction. Prerequisite: ART 273.

VLPA
A - 10463 Amie McNeel M W 11:30-14:20
aut ART 333: New Materials And Processes In Glass

Explores the process through which artists discover and translate ideas, feelings, and concerns into images or objects. Investigations include various glass forming methodologies and material properties. Topics rotate and may include mold-making, kiln casting, photo processes, mixed medial, cold fabrication, enamels, cold-working, hot glass practices, and sculptural applications. Prerequisite: ART 233.

VLPA
A - 10464 Mark Zirpel M W 14:30-17:20
aut ART 339: Photography

Introduces a range of theories, ideas, techniques, and processes of still photography in a fine art context. Emphasizes photography's creative potential.

VLPA
A - 10465 Daniela Mora M W 08:30-11:20
aut ART 340: Advanced Photomedia

Explores the concepts and techniques of contemporary photographic practice, including non-traditional approaches to photography and related media. Explores 3-dimensional installation practices, collaborative projects, and the moving image. Examines the use and role of photography and related media in contemporary culture. Introduces how an artist's work responds to these contemporary issues. Prerequisite: ART 242. Offered: AWSp.

VLPA
A - 10466 Aaron Jamison M W 14:30-17:20
aut ART 350: Printmaking Special Projects

In depth study of a printmaking method such as sequential printing, multi-block printing, white-ground aquaint, or sugar-lift aquatint.

VLPA
A - 10467 Curt Labitzke M W 11:30-14:20
aut ART 353: Intermediate Ceramic Art

Explores a variety of ceramic processes and conceptual development including: press and slip molds, glaze formulation, multiples and installation, tiles and bricks, intermediate wheel, time, space, and scale. Prerequisite: ART 201.

VLPA
A - 10469 T Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART 390: Intermediate Drawing

Prerequisite: ART 290.

VLPA
A - 10471 Zhi Lin T Th 11:30-14:20
aut ART 392: Intermediate Painting

Prerequisite: either ART 292.

VLPA
A - 10472 Ann Gale M W 11:30-14:20
aut ART 393: Intermediate Painting Topics

Revolving topics in the study of painting at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: ART 392.

VLPA
A - 10473 Ann Gale M W 11:30-14:20
aut ART 400: Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Senior Studio

Focuses on the development of exhibition quality artwork, culminating in a group show. Covers curatorial issues, installation, and presentation. Assignments are designed to strengthen oral presentation skills, artist's written statement, critiquing abilities, and ability to place work within a larger art historical framework.

VLPA
A - 10474 Claire Cowie T Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART 440: Senior Thesis In Photomedia

Development of a coherent artistic theme or topic evolved over three consecutive quarters resulting in a finished thesis portfolio. Prerequisite: ART 340.

VLPA
A - 10477 Aaron Jamison M W 11:30-14:20
aut ART 453: 3D4M Senior Studio

Includes individual studio work, seminars, source presentations, field trips, professional practices, and culminates with the BFA thesis exhibition. Prerequisite: ART 332; ART 353.

A - 10478 Michael Swaine T Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART 490: Advanced Drawing

Study at an advanced level involving history, practice, and theory of drawing as an art form. Prerequisite: ART 390.

VLPA
A - 10479 Philip Govedare T Th 11:30-14:20
aut ART 494: Senior Seminar In Painting And Drawing

Development of individuality in painting through creative exercises. Prerequisite: ART 492.

VLPA
A - 10480 Denzil Hurley T Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART 496: Art Internship

Internships in conjunction with Art faculty and partners in the large visual arts community. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10481 to be arranged -
aut ART 498: Individual Projects - Art

Independent projects in studio art.

A - 10483 to be arranged -
aut ART 501: Graduate Student Teaching Mentorship

Independent study for graduate students to work under the direction of a faculty member as they prepare for and teach an undergraduate class. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10484 to be arranged -
aut ART 515: Graduate Studio Photomedia

Photomedia graduate studio and seminar, including readings, discussions, and studio critiques.

A - 10485 Ellen Garvens T Th 11:30-14:20
aut ART 553: 3D4M Grad Studio A - 10486 Mark Zirpel to be arranged -
aut ART 555: Studio Topics In Three Dimensional Forum A - 10487 to be arranged -
aut ART 590: Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar In Contemporary Practices

Constructive forum for developing dialogue and critique in practicum-based setting. Professional development highlights the student's experience.

A - 10488 Michael Swaine W 18:30-21:20
aut ART 592: Graduate Studio: Painting

Offered: AWSp.

A - 10489 to be arranged -
aut ART 595: Master Of Fine Arts Research Project

An independent research project related to and informed by the MFA student's studio work. Final project form may be a lecture, slide presentation, or paper.

A - 10490 to be arranged -
aut ART 600: Independent Study Or Research A - 10491 to be arranged -
aut ART 700: Master's Thesis A - 10492 to be arranged -

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