Art (ART)

ART 12000 Two-Dimensional Design (LA)

A course dealing with fundamentals of design on a flat surface and providing perceptual, as well as technical, understanding of formal elements employed in producing works of art. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 12100 Three-Dimensional Design (LA)

An introduction to the creative work process and decision making as related to the creation of three-dimensional art. Deals with basic design concepts as they relate to the realization and fabrication of three-dimensional design. Students may not receive credit for both ART 12100 and ART 12200. (S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 12200 Sustainability and Innovation in Three-dimensional Design (LA)

This course introduces students to the principles and elements of design and the creative work process, as related to conceptualization and fabrication of three-dimensional works of art and design. Problems focus on the analysis of materials and processes that use and promote sustainable, natural and low impact practices, as well as how we can cultivate powers of imagination in order to use innovative thinking to solve problems. Students may not receive credit for both ART 12100 and ART 12200. (y)
Attributes: CA, TQSF
3 Credits

ART 13000 Introduction to Drawing (LA)

Training in perception and the imagination as they relate to drawing. Exploration of several drawing media. Students may not receive credit for both ART 13000 and ART 13100. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 13100 Triple Eye Drawing (LA)

Why do we draw? How did drawing come about? What can we learn about the world through drawing it? This course will explore how we communicate - logically, emotionally and spiritually - through images. Empowered with this understanding, we produce drawings that represent our own inquiries, innovations and imaginings in a studio art environment. Students cannot receive credit for both ART 13000 and ART 13100. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: CA, TIII
3 Credits

ART 14000 Introduction to Painting (LA)

A studio course in creative painting. Methods and materials of painting, basics of color, composition, form, and space organization. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 15000 Introduction to Sculpture (LA)

Introductory studio course in creative sculpture. Methods and materials of sculpture; basic concepts of form, mass, and space in sculpture. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 15400 Introduction to Printmaking (LA)

Introduction to intaglio and relief printmaking in the context of contemporary art and the historical traditions of the medium. Sustained creative dialogue combined with hands-on projects in the study of printmaking techniques. (F-S, Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 22000 Intermediate Drawing (LA)

Building on work begun in introductory drawing classes, this course expands into areas of drawing as an entity in itself. Continuations, refinements, and techniques, as well as an in-depth examination of varied aspects of drawing as a major art form. Prerequisites: ART 13000 or ART 13100. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 22100 Figure Drawing (LA)

Consists of time-honored methods of developing drawing skills by working with the human form. Problems dealing with anatomy, movement, mass, volume, shading, and composition are covered. Prerequisites: One introductory art course. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: FA
3 Credits

ART 22500 Principles of Graphic Design (LA)

Explores the fundamental principles of graphic design. Emphasis on conceptual problem solving, an integration of typography, image, layout, research, and presentation. Serves as an introduction to design concepts and media common to advertising and commercial applications such as Adobe Suite. Fee for course materials. Prerequisite: ART 12000. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 23000 Intermediate Painting (LA)

Studio course continuing the experience of creative painting. Development of awareness of problems of form, space, color, and content; painting techniques; and studies from nature and objects, as well as nonfigurative approaches. Prerequisites: ART 14000. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 25000 Intermediate Sculpture (LA)

Intermediate studio course in creative sculpture. Further development of concepts of form, mass, space, and content in sculpture. Traditional and nontraditional media and techniques are explored. Prerequisites: ART 15000. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 25500 Intermediate Printmaking-Silk Screen (LA)

Study of silk screen printmaking media in the context of contemporary art and the ongoing development of media culture. Current techniques in silk screening explored including the use of digital processes. Prerequisites: ART 12000, ART 13000, ART 14000, or ART 15400. (F,Y)
Attributes: FA
3 Credits

ART 25600 Intermediate Printmaking-Lithography (LA)

Exploration of the processes of lithographic printmaking in the context of contemporary art and the historical foundations of the medium. Current and traditional techniques in the medium considered. Prerequisites: ART 12000, ART 13000, ART 14000, or ART 15400. (S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 27000 Book Design (LA)

An introduction to designing and constructing the book as an art form. Prerequisites: One introductory art course. (S,Y)
Attributes: 3B, FA
3 Credits

ART 30000 Theories of Art Practice (LA)

Exploration of professional and theoretical dimensions of artmaking for art majors and minors, to prepare them for work on senior projects and careers in art. Topics include development of artist statements, research on aesthetic ideas from artists around the world, and critical engagement with student and professional artists both locally and outside of the Ithaca area. Students are responsible for extra fees for materials and class trips. Prerequisites: two ART classes at level 2 or above; junior standing. (S,Y)
Attributes: FA
3 Credits

ART 32000 Advanced Drawing (LA)

Study toward a high level of drawing proficiency. Drawing from the figure. Exploratory and definitive compositional drawing, figurative and nonfigurative. Prerequisites: ART 13000; ART 22000 or ART 22100. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: FA
3 Credits

ART 32500 Advanced Graphic Design and Practice (LA)

Further study of graphic design principles and their application to comprehensive problem solving. Study of essential design tools and techniques to develop a contemporary publication design portfolio. Broadened understanding of the field of visual communication. Expanded knowledge of Adobe Suite, XHTML and CSS. Fee for course materials. Prerequisite ART 22500. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: FA
3 Credits

ART 34000 Advanced Painting (LA)

Advanced problems in painting, with an emphasis placed on the creation of individual work. Aims to develop a personal aesthetic in painting. Prerequisites: ART 14000; ART 23000. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: FA
3 Credits

ART 35000 Advanced Sculpture (LA)

Advanced problems in sculpture, with an emphasis placed on individual expression. Aims at technical competence and the development of a personal aesthetic. Prerequisites: ART 15000; ART 25000. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: FA
3 Credits

ART 35400 Advanced Printmaking (LA)

A continuation of the exploration of printmaking media in the context of contemporary art and the ongoing development of media culture. Self-designed studio work, discussions, readings, field trips and professional preparation combine to help the student develop printmaking techniques as a mode of artistic expression and understand printmaking as a contemporary art form. Prerequisites: ART 25500 or ART 25600. (IRR)
Attributes: FA
3 Credits

ART 38000 Computer Art and Animation (LA)

An introduction to the creative use of computers as fine-arts tools, building on techniques and concepts developed in traditional two-dimensional studio coursework. This course addresses both the technical and conceptual issues of artists working with this new technology through problems specifically related to computer painting, printmaking, and animation. Prerequisites: Three studio art courses. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: FA
3 Credits

ART 39900-39910 Independent Study: Art (LA)

Advanced projects under specifically directed tutelage. Projects to be arranged between instructor and students. Offered on demand only. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
Attributes: UND
1-4 Credits

ART 49000 Senior Project I (LA)

A directed project under the advisement of the faculty in the student’s major area (painting, printmaking, sculpture). The aim is to develop a body of work demonstrating creative initiative as part of the senior capstone experience. Senior Project is required of BFA art majors. Prerequisites: BFA Art majors; completion of twenty-four credits in art; senior standing; permission of instructor. (F-S, Y)
Attributes: UND
3 Credits

ART 49100 Senior Project II (LA)

Continuation of a directed project under the advisement of the faculty in the student’s major area (painting, printmaking, sculpture). The aim is to develop a body of work demonstrating creative initiative as part of the senior capstone experience. Senior Project is required of BFA art majors. Prerequisites: BFA Art majors; ART 49000. (F-S, Y)
Attributes: UND
3 Credits

ART 49500 Art Internship (NLA)

An opportunity for students to gain practical experience in a variety of art-related activities that are directly involved in the creation of visual art. A faculty member from the art department as well as a mentor from the sponsoring agency supervises the internship. Internships are arranged on an individual basis and must be approved by the chair of the art department. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor/mentor; three art courses; junior or senior standing. (IRR)
1-4 Credits

ART 49900-49910 Independent Study: Art (LA)

Advanced projects for seniors under specifically directed tutelage. Projects to be arranged between instructor and student. Offered on demand only. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
1-4 Credits