Exploration of three-dimensional form and content using a variety of materials and processes in a studio setting, which includes a wood shop, welding studio, bronze and iron foundry, and mixed media room. Students furnish some of their own materials. There are no prerequisites for non-majors. Major Prerequisites: ART 121, 130, 201. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC. Six hours per week.
ART 271 GLASS I (Fall 2019)
Learn the basic skills needed to work with hot glass, with an emphasis on teamwork and safety. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, learn foundational skills in glass blowing, hot sculpting and finishing techniques. Learn basic principles of composition and modes of using glass as a material for artistic expression. Studio work outside of class and group critique of students’ work also are required. There are no prerequisites for non-majors. Major Prerequisites: ART 121, 130. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC. Six hours per week.
ART 371 GLASS II (Fall 2019)
Refinement of introductory glass-working techniques and processes, plus demonstrations of more advanced hot-glass processes, cold methods and color techniques. Focuses on studio maintenance and construction of equipment. Students must furnish safety apparel and any materials not covered by the lab fee. Prerequisite: ART 271. Six hours laboratory per week.