Topics & Electives

X Studio courses are available for elective credit to all Parsons/TNS students. Topics courses are open to all Parsons Fine Arts majors and minors.

Fall 2019 Electives, Topics in 3D: Queering Objects – H Lan Thao Lam

  Topics in 3D: Queering Objects PUFA 3230 (CRN: 3296) Wednesdays 9:00am-2:40pm In this course, students will reflect upon the significance of objects in everyday…

Fall 2019 Electives, Topics 3D: Making as Thinking – Tom Butter

Topics 3D: Making as Thinking PUFA 3230 (CRN: 1958) Monday 4:00pm – 9:40 pm Making art is transforming thought into action. Art is informed by…

Fall 2019 Electives, X-Studio: Scripting Identity – Andrea Geyer

X-Studio: Scripting Identity PGFA 5302 (CRN: 5898) Thursdays 9:00am-11:40am Scripts can be used for videos, performances, for reading a painting, making a drawing or acting…

Fall 2019 Electives, Topics 4D: Multimedia Performance – Sammy Cucher

Topics 4D: Multimedia Performance PUFA 3240 (CRN: 1959) Mondays 4:00pm-9:40pm This class aims to explore the rich interactions that arise from the integration of multimedia…

Fall 2019 Electives, Topics 2D: Painting and Drawing: Up Close and Personal – Shoshana Dentz

Topics 2D: Painting and Drawing: Up Close and Personal PUFA 3220 (CRN: 1957) Thursdays 9:00am-2:40pm Unexpected things often happen when you keep looking at objects…

Fall 2019 Electives, X-Studio: Animalisms – Katherine Hubbard

X-Studio: Animalisms PSAM 3704 (CRN: 3407) Thursdays 4:00pm-6:40pm Animals have held a significant position in both the history of art as well as the evolution…

Fall 2019 Electives, X-Studio: Unmonumental – Ester Partegas

X-Studio: Unmonumental PSAM 3703 (CRN: 3406) Tuesdays 9:00am-11:40am In this class we will explore the traditional idea of the monument as an intrinsic part of…

Fall 2019 Electives, X-Studio: Exploring Fiber Art – Saya Woolfalk

X-Studio: Exploring Fiber Art PSAM 3701 (CRN: 2272) Fridays 12:10pm-2:40pm This course will focus on conceptual and material engagement with a variety of fiber based…

Fall 2019 Electives, Topics 2D: The Third Meaning – Cristóbal Lehyt

Topics 2D: The Third Meaning PUFA 3220 (CRN: 3950) Fridays 9:00am – 2:40pm Using painting, drawing and an array of 2D media, the course will…

Spring 2019 Electives, XStudio: Thinking Sculpture/Sculpting Thought: – Ajay Kurian

Thinking Sculpture/Sculpting Thought: PSAM 3705 (CRN: 3732) Thursdays 9:00am – 11:40am This course will explore the possibilities of sculpture and installation as ways of thinking…

Spring 2019 Electives, Topics 3D: Lifelike – Miggy Buck

Topics 3D: Lifelike PUFA 3230 (CRN 2107) Wednesdays 9:00am – 2:40pm This class will focus on developing individual interpretations of the body as inspiration for…

Spring 2019 Electives, xStudio: The Stonewall Riots – LJ Roberts

xStudio: The Stonewall Riots PSAM 3702 (CRN 3730) Tuesdays 12:10pm – 2:50pm This spring marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, often considered the…

Spring 2019 Electives, xStudio: Sounding the Image – Angel Nevarez

xStudio: Sounding the Image PSAM 3703 (CRN 3731) Wednesdays 9:00am – 11:40am If a radio falls to the floor and no one is around to…