Art Studio 1

17 credits for 25 students. Coordinator: Caroline Downing

Studio, historical, and anthropological approaches to the world of visual arts for students exploring an Art major.

92098 ANTH 140-F06 World Art and Culture 3 Cr. MWF 11-11:50 a.m. Perkins, M.
This course is an introduction to the expression of culture through art and visual display. We will explore how cultures throughout the world define identity through body decoration, painting, sculpture, film, museums, pop culture and other activities. The symbolic and visual meanings will be placed in the context of other categories such as religion, gender and ethnic identity. Satisfies General Education AC and XC requirements.

91807 ARTH 100-F06 Idea and Image 4 Cr. TuTh 6-7:15pm W 1-1:50 p.m. McNamara, M.  
Introductory course in the appreciation and history of art. Covers painting, sculpture, architecture and other arts. Instruction in analysis of art works such as topics of color, theory and perspective. Subjects include the pyramids, the Parthenon, the medieval cathedral, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and contemporary art. Satisfies General Education FS and AC requirements.

91811 ARTS 120-F06 Color and Design 4 Cr. TuTh 9:30-12:20 p.m. Haeseler, B.
Provides both art and non-art majors with hands-on experience in color and design. Introduces the basic visual elements and design principles used in art making including areas of painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, ceramics and sculpture. Theoretical, critical and historical issues of art making addressed through group critique and slide presentation of both historical and contemporary art work. Studio Lab Fee - $50.00 assessed by Student Accounts. Satisfies General Education AE requirement. 

90909 ARTS 110-F06 Foundations of Drawing I 4 Cr. MW 2-4:50 p.m. Johns, D.
Introduces both art majors and non-art majors to the concepts and processes of the medium of drawing. Theoretical, critical and historical issues of art making addressed through regular group critiques and visual presentations of both historical and contemporary art work. Emphasizes perceptual drawing with still life and figure work. Satisfies General Education AE requirement.

91582 FY 100-F06 First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. W 9-10:15 a.m. Haeseler, B.
The First-Year Success Seminar (FYSS) is a two-credit course designed to accelerate students' transition to SUNY Potsdam. FYSS provides students with the opportunity to become integrated into the life of the campus by exploring their academic and social development.  A strong emphasis is placed on critical inquiry – enhancing reading and writing, time management, and study skills.  In addition, the course provides an orientation to campus resources and services and encourages self-exploration and personal development.