Electives

Fall 2022 BFA Electives, Topics in 3D: Omni Maker – Adam Brent

This course fuses the digital to the real world. Making sculptures that range from small-scale objects to both proposed and realized installations, students will utilize…

Fall 2022 BFA Electives, X-Studio: Love Letters to the Future – Douglas Paulson

An edible weed can grow from a crack in the bricks. A single seed can grow into an oak that can live 400 years. As…

Fall 2022 BFA Electives, Topics in 2D: Return of the Real – Shoshana Dentz

This observational-based painting and drawing course engages the facts, fictions and impossibilities inherent in visual perception when focused intensely on a portion of the phenomenal…

Fall 2022 BFA Electives, X-Studio: Sociological Imagination in Film and Video – Eleana Antonaki

In this course students will closely read theoretical texts in order to create critical works of experimental video art. Referencing Avery Gordon’s use of the…

Fall 2022 BFA Electives, Topics in 2D: Critical Collage – Johannah Herr

In our era of the remix, sampling has become its own art form. This course will critically explore the material and conceptual possibilities of the…

Fall 2022 BFA Electives, Topics in 2D: Drawing Energy – Anne Gaines

Everything is made up of or emits energy. How can we both utilize and visualize its presence? This course expands the practice of drawing to…

Fall 2022 BFA Electives, Topics in 4D: Against Productivity – Yasi Ghanbari

This course will examine paradigms of productivity, health, and care through various 4D media including performance, video, sound, and installation. Given late stage capitalism’s increasing…

Fall 2022 BFA Electives, Topics in 3D: Installation Art – Rit Premnath

In this studio course we will explore how context shapes the meaning of artwork by testing possibilities that various locations—both indoors and outdoors—hold. Each student…

Fall 2022 Electives, Advanced Practice: Non/Human Ecologies – Catherine Telford Keogh

Caption: Promession®#1’ (2016) Detail view.  Image Credit: Courtesy the artist + Galerie Antoine   ADVANCED PRACTICE: NON/HUMAN ECOLOGIES PGFA 5305, CRN: 14565 Friday 12:10-2:50pm Taught by: Catherine…

Fall 2022 Electives, Advanced Practice: Ceramics – Sana Musasama

Caption: Unspeakable Series, Sana Musasama   ADVANCED PRACTICE: CERAMICS PGFA 5302, CRN: 5898, CREDIT: 3 Friday: 9:00 -12:00 AM Taught by: Sana Musasama Course Description:…

Fall 2022 Electives, Advanced Practice: Color Poethics – Rit Premnath

Caption: Synecdoche. 1991–present, Byron Kim. Oil and wax on panel. 275 panels, each: 10 x 8″   ADVANCED PRACTICE: COLOR POETHICS PGFA 5304, CRN: 4292,…

Fall 2022 Electives, University Liberal Arts: Waking as Research Practice – Lydia Matthews

Caption: Walis Johnson, The Red Line Labyrinth, 2017   University Liberal Arts: Waking as Research Practice UTNS 5164, CRN: 9173, Credits: 3 Wednesday 1:00-2:50pm Taught…

Fall 2022 Electives, Advanced Practice: Sonic Remnants – Le’Andra LeSeur

Caption: Work-in-progress, Le’Andra LeSeur. 2022   ADVANCED PRACTICE: SONIC REMNANTS PGFA 5301, CRN: 9636, CREDIT: 3 Monday 7:00-9:40pm Taught by: Le’Andra LeSeur Course Description How…