The Glass Track at Salisbury University is a pre-professional degree that prepares students for graduate school and to be professional artists. Not only do students learn the art of working with glass, but the skills to build, maintain and run a modern professional glass studio.
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 471 ADVANCED GLASS (Fall 2019)
Advanced studio practice in glass is a class for serious students. Continued training with tools and development of expertise in glass and glass equipment. Students work toward developing their own research projects and are expected to take on more responsibility for the running of the glass lab. Students must furnish safety apparel and any materials not covered by the lab fee. May be taken three times for a maximum of 12 credits. Prerequisites: ART 371, permission of instructor. Six hours per week.
ART 490 INDEPENDENT STUDY (Fall 2019)
Directed study in one or a combination of studio disciplines. Students furnish their own materials. May be repeated once under different subtitle, for a total of no more than six credits. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisites: ART 390, approval of the department chair prior to registration.