Summer 2006

ART 210   Visual Concepts I                                       3 credits
Visual Concepts I will introduce the visual art major to two-dimensional basic design principles, various perception and notation techniques, expression and subtractive color theory. Other issues covered include symmetry and asymmetry, formal and informal organization, proportion, perspective, visualization, imagination, illusion, rhythm, typography, narrative (linear/nonlinear), collage, and text/image relationships. There is no prerequisite for this course. For more information contact sgardner@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0022] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             GARDNER, S
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (FA  114)

ART 214   Drawing I/Beginning Drawing                             3 credits
This introductory course in drawing develops skills in observational and conceptual drawing as an expressive medium. Various drawing materials, methods and subjects will be explored so perceptual skills and eye-hand coordination develops. Drawing concepts such as quality and variation of line, composition, mass, value, perspective, texture will be explored. The class will also spend time drawing the human figure. Attention will be paid to 1) historical and current practices, 2) the activity of drawing, 3) and the content or subject of what is drawn. For more information contact vanderst@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0023] 6040 Meets 05/30/2006 - 06/23/2006             VANDERSTELT, R
            MWTh.......5:00pm- 8:10pm (FA  215)

ART 324   History of Film: Origins to 1965 (AH)                   3 credits
A survey of the motion picture from its "optical toy" origins to 1965. Political, economic, artistic and technical factors in film production will be considered. Topics covered include the development of film language, German expressionism, poetic realism, the Hollywood studio system, Italian Neorealism, the French New Wave, avant-garde and documentary film. Prerequisite: ART 323. For more information, contact mberry@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0024] 7060 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             BERRY, M
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  221)

ART 327   History of Photography II (AH)                          3 credits
A historical overview of the medium of photography from mid-20th century to the present. Studying images in their historical context, the class will examine social backdrops, public and critical responses, and theoretical texts that have informed or emerged from ideas and practices in photography in a post-modern world. For more information contact madurant@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0025] 7040 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/04/2006             DURANT, M
            MWF........1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  402)

ART 359   Topics in Photography Pinhole Photography               3 credits
Pinhole artists translate photography into their own style through a simpler technology that invites manipulation and invention. Without the trappings of modern equipment to burden your understanding, you will confront photography from the basics on up. This course is open to students concentrating in any area of the Department of Visual Arts. Prerequisite: ART 211 and permission of the instructor. For more information contact peregoy@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0026] 6040 Meets 05/30/2006 - 06/23/2006             PEREGOY, C
            MTuTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  402)

ART 375   Photographic/Digital Processes in                       3 credits
This studio course investigates a variety of photographic processes in print media, including digital print methods, photo-printmaking, Xerography, and manual print processes. Historical and theoretical relationships between the photographic image, appropriation strategies, and print practice are discussed as a context for technical explorations in the media. Image and surface manipulations, materials, as well as theoretical concepts related to the subjects of language, installation and performance are applied to the process. Prerequisite: ART 275 or 351. Note: Repeatable for up to six credits. For more information see www.research.umbc.edu/~custen/PRINTMAKING or contact custen@umbc.edu.
          Grade  Method: REG FA 208 STUDIO WILL ALSO
          BE USED.
[0027] 6040 Meets 05/30/2006 - 06/23/2006             CUSTEN, C
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  112)

ART 492   Topics in Art or Media II Aesthetics,                   3 credits
          Ethical Values and the New Media                  
Addresses basic questions in aesthetics and how those issues interface with questions of ethical value that have been intensified and complicated with new developments in technology. Aesthetic issues such as what is beautiful, what is art and what is the aesthetic experience will be discussed in relation to classic historical texts from Plato and Aristotle to Kant and selected 20th-century aestheticians. Note: Also listed as MUSC 480 and VPA 301. Prerequisite: A 200-level course in student's area of concentration and permission of the instructor. For more information contact airubin@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0028] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             RUBIN, A
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 229)

ART 494   Internship                                            1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.

ART 495   Independent Studio Research                           1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.

ART 799   Graduate Thesis Exhibition                            1-8 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.

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