Fine Art Minor

The fine art minor provides students from different majors with an understanding of, and appreciation for, traditional and modern expressions of the visual arts while providing training in appropriate technologies.

The fine art minor provides students from different majors with an understanding of, and appreciation for, traditional and modern expressions of the visual arts while providing training in appropriate technologies.

An introduction to the principles of two-dimensional design and color theory and their use as tools for effective visual communication. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART201-A
Beck, Melissa B.
01/08/2024 W 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-B
Beck, Melissa B.
01/08/2024 W 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-D
Combs, Chrystian Arryn
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-C
Combs, Chrystian Arryn
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-B
Beck, Melissa B.
09/03/2024 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-A
Beck, Melissa B.
09/03/2024 MW 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM The Village at CBU ART2

This course functions as the introductory drawing course for Art Majors and Minors. In it, the perceptual and technical skills, and the basic media of drawing are introduced and exercised. Drawing as an historic art form is studied and used to develop a sophisticated awareness of its current expressive potential. Credit cannot be earned for ART 204 and ART 208. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART208-B
Simcoe, Duncan L.
01/08/2024 TTh 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Adams Business Park A22
ART208-A
Simcoe, Duncan L.
01/08/2024 MW 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Adams Business Park A22

Complete three to four (3-4) units from the following:

Basic elements of sculpture. Creating forms in clay, plaster, paper and multi-media techniques. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART225-A
Lippire, Kristine
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Adams Business Park C33

Introduction to working with clay, using pinch, coil, slab and wheel; applying glazes, exploring decorating techniques using oxides. History of clay as an art form. Additional lab fee. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART232-A
Jorgensen, Rachel R.
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Ceramics Building 100
ART232-B
Jorgensen, Rachel R.
01/08/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Ceramics Building 100

Projects introduce traditional painting methods in oils or acrylic paints. Applied studio work, slide lectures, group discussions, and field trips are possible. May be repeated one time for credit. Prerequisite: ART 201, 204 or 208. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART283-A
Ward, Nancy G.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Adams Business Park A22

Complete three (3) units from the following:

This course will introduce you to the major monuments of art and architecture across the globe beginning with prehistoric civilizations and ending with medieval societies. As a survey, we will be covering a wide range of objects, concepts, terms, chronology and geography. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

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This course will introduce you to the major monuments of art and architecture across the globe beginning with medieval societies and ending with the modern world. As a survey, we will be covering a wide range of objects, concepts, terms, chronology and geography. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART242-A
Kaford, Katherine M.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

This is a combination studio and lecture course that focuses exclusively on issues of color, its aesthetic, symbolic and psychological dimensions, as related to visual expression. This content is applicable to both fine art and design-related fields. Prerequisite: ART 201 or ARC 122. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART301-A
Lippire, Kristine
04/18/2024 TTh 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Adams Business Park C33
ART301-B
Lippire, Kristine
04/18/2024 TTh 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Adams Business Park C33
ART301-A
Lippire, Kristine
09/03/2024 TTh 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Adams Business Park

Complete eight (8) units from the following:

An essential course for the serious art student. Projects in painting, drawing and digital media. Emphasis on developing skills and concepts. Course is designed to be repeated for credit. Section (a), emphasis in painting and drawing; section (b), emphasis in digital media using the Macintosh platform; section (c), Senior Exhibit preparation. Section (c) must be taken during student's graduating semester. Prerequisite: ART 201, 204 or 208. (4 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART300-A
Beck, Melissa B.
09/03/2024 MW 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Adams Business Park C34B

This course is dedicated to developing facility at rendering the human form in a variety of dry media. The context for this is drawing from live models (clothed), augmented with anatomical drawing exercises. It will also introduce students to the metaphorical and expressive possibilities of the human form. Prerequisite: ART 204 or 208. (4 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART305-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Adams Business Park A22
ART305-A
09/03/2024 MW 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Adams Business Park A22

Sculpture II is an expansion of Sculpture I. There will be an emphasis on scale and new materials such as wood, metal, and found object assemblage. A large scale collaborative object for community outreach also gets explored in this class as well as a history in object making and their various functions. Prerequisite: ART 225. (4 units; Spring, even years)

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Developing clay as an art form; study of properties of clay, glaze and their origin; fusion of materials; stacking and loading kiln, emphasis on wheel throwing. Prerequisite: ART 232. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART353-B
Jorgensen, Rachel R.
01/08/2024 TTh 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Ceramics Building 100

Projects further develop skills learned in Painting 283. Applied studio work, slide lectures, group discussions, and field trips are possible. Prerequisite: ART 283. (4 units; Spring, odd years)

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