Spring 2015 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Durant, Diane
Discipline and Number
ARTS 4308 Section 001
M Time 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Course Title

Description of Course:

This studio course explores the visual possibilities inherent in the art of the text.   Students will learn how to define image/text (along with image-text and imagetext) and identify principle functions of image and text in the context of visual art, installation art, photography, poetry, and graphic narratives, to name a few. Application of theories of image and text to creative exploration while be emphasized. Students will gain a fundamental knowledge of artists working with image and text within the larger context of contemporary art.

Prerequisite: A 3000-level studio art course in an appropriate medium or instructor consent required.

Command of general computer skills and file management skills for a MAC or PC operating system is expected.

Required Texts:

Textbooks to be announced.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Course requirements to be announced.

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