This course approaches drawing as a way of thinking and seeing.
Visual Arts Courses
An introduction to the materials and methods of painting.
An introduction to the processes of analog photography through a series of problems directed toward the handling of film-based cameras, light-sensitive paper, darkroom chemistry, and printing.
This studio course introduces students to aesthetic and theoretical implications of digital photography.
This course introduces students to techniques for decoding and creating graphic messages in a variety of media, and delves into issues related to visual literacy through the hands-on making and analysis of graphic form.
This studio class will address the increasing social pressure on art to become more widely distributed, immediately accessible, and democratically produced.
A studio introduction to sculpture, particularly the study of form, space, and the influence of a wide variety of materials and processes on the visual properties of sculpture.
A film/video course introducing the techniques of shooting and editing digital video.
Students will create dance works and sculptures that challenge the boundaries between the two disciplines of dance and visual arts.
An introduction to the richness of Brazilian film, this course explores major cinematic movements, and will include the Cinema Novo, critically acclaimed documentaries, and more recent commercial successes.
A seminar on the films of avant-garde filmmaker Stan Brakhage.
Combining actual making with art criticism and an examination of the circulation of contemporary art, particularly the of work of black artists, this seminar is structured around fundamental art concepts such as line, color, illustration, abstraction, multiples, beauty, and meaning.
This course will introduce students to core screenwriting principles and techniques.
This interdisciplinary studio course encourages students to expand their definition of painting by investigating methods of painting other than the convention of stretched fabric over a wood support.
The course addresses current issues in painting, drawing, sculpture, film, video, photography, and performance installation.
This advanced screenwriting course will introduce students to the post 1990's "golden age of television" and outline the differences between writing for film and a scripted TV series.
This studio course builds on the skills and concepts of the 200-level Graphic Design classes.
This seminar provides senior ART Program 2 and VIS certificate students a context for investigating and discussing contemporary art exhibition practices.
This class will explore the art of storytelling through the aesthetics of film editing.
This course will introduce students to screenwriting adaptation techniques, focusing primarily on the challenges of adapting “true stories” pulled from various non-fiction sources.