Fall 2011 - Graduate Course Descriptions

Pomara, John
Discipline and Number
HUAS 6339 Section 001
F Time 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Course Title
Painting/Digital Imaging/Video

Description of Course:

Course Description

This course will be a studio based creative workshop were the student will pursue their own creative work in a medium of their preference or expertise. An emphasis will be placed on developing an individual style with personal content using aany medium of choice ranging from painting, drawing, sculpture, ink jet prints, video, computer imaging or some hybrid forms of installation. The student is expected to have had some prior experience in a medium of their choice (consult the instructor if unsure). A focus on various topics of the current art discourse in the visual arts will be investigated and discussed throughout the semester through current readings of art periodicals, films and visual lectures. There will also be discussions from the assigned articles and texts, which cover current topics relating to content, theory and studio practice. Periodic critiques of the students art work will be held along with inquiry into the formality of its making as well as the content expressed. Studio workdays will be giving for each student to facilitate the creation of a focused body of work for group critique sessions. There will also be 1-2 days that each student will sign up to meet privately with the instructor to discuss more in depth their individual work.

Required Texts:

To be announced

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Prior experience or some expertise in use of a medium such as digital imaging, video, painting or any form of art making.

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