Art

Teaching Faculty

Professors Lopas (chair), Maakestad, Miller, and M. Payne  
Associate Professor Gill

Description

Major in Studio Art

12 courses distributed as follows:

 

  • ARTS 160 Beginning Drawing
  • 3-course sequence in studio courses  
  • 2-course sequence in studio courses [Because the 3-course sequence is also a 2-course sequence, this requirement is for an additional 2-course sequence, or for a total of 2 2-course sequences.]
  • ARTH 170 Western Art History Survey I
              or
    ARTH 171 WesternArt History II
  • ARTH 430 Practicum: Senior Seminar
  • ARTS 497 Practicum: Studio Art
  • 1 art history course beyond the survey level  
  • 2 electives in studio or art history (for a total of 12 courses in the Art Department)
  • Of the 12 required courses one course must be a 2-D course (ARTS 160 Beginning Drawing will not count as a 2-D course for this requirement.)
  • Of the 12 required courses one course must be a 3-D course

Note(s):

Senior art majors are expected to have their three-course sequence completed no later than the fall of their senior year so as to be properly prepared for their Capstone requirements.

    Senior Capstone Experience

    The Senior Capstone Experience for the studio art major consists of competently presenting a Hendrix College student art exhibition, successful participation in the Juried Senior Art Exhibit, group critiques, an oral presentation, and a professional portfolio.

    Minor in Studio Art

    6 courses distributed as follows:

    • ARTS 160 Beginning Drawing
    • ARTH 170 Western Art History Survey I
                or
      ARTH 171 Western Art History Survey II
    • 2-course sequence in studio courses  
    • 2 additional studio courses

    Minor in Art History

    6 courses distributed as follows:

    • ARTS 160 Beginning Drawing
    • ARTH 170 Western Art History Survey I
    • ARTH 171 Western Art History Survey II
    • 1 art history course at the 300- or 400-level
    • 2 additional art history courses

    Program Course Listings

    The courses for this program are organized into the following categories:

    Drawing Courses

    The drawing sequence of courses are stacked, meaning the 2xx and 3xx classes are held at the same time. Students may include either variations of drawing courses, as long as there is a numerical sequence, for major and minor requirements.

    Students should note that many studio courses are offered alternate years.

    ARTS 160

    ARTS 261

    ARTS 262

    ARTS 361

    ARTS 362

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    Painting Courses

    This series of courses covers perception, imagination, form, color and space with specific themes as noted. As students advance they are expected to develop their own voice as painters. 

    The painting sequence of courses are stacked meaning the 2xx, 3xx, or 3xx, 4xx classes are held at the same time.  Students may include any of the four variations of painting courses, as long as there is a numerical sequence, for their major and minor requirements.

    Students should note that many studio courses are offered alternate years.

    ARTS 200

    ARTS 201

    ARTS 202

    ARTS 203

    ARTS 300

    ARTS 301

    ARTS 302

    ARTS 303

    ARTS 304

    ARTS 404

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    Sculpture Courses

    This series of courses begins with an introduction to basic conceptual development and modest technical instruction in areas such as clay modeling. Subsequent courses introduce more complex technical process such as mold-making, welding, casting, and woodworking. Advanced classes emphasize independent thought and personal conceptual development.

    Students should note that many studio courses are offered alternate years.

    ARTS 210

    ARTS 310

    ARTS 410

    ARTS 415

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    Printmaking Courses

    The printmaking sequence of courses are stacked, meaning the 3xx, and 4xx classes are held at the same time.

    Students should note that many studio courses are offered alternate years.

    ARTS 220

    ARTS 320

    ARTS 420

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    Photography Courses

    These courses cover basic 35mm camera operation, black and white film processing, and photo printing.

    Students should note that many studio courses are offered alternate years.

    ARTS 250

    ARTS 350

    ARTS 450

    ARTS 491

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    Ceramics Courses

    Students should note that many studio courses are offered alternate years.

    ARTS 180

    ARTS 380

    ARTS 415

    ARTS 480

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    Departmental Courses

    ARTS 235

    ARTS 290

    ARTS 490

    ARTS 497

    ARTS X98

    ARTS X99

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    Art History Courses

    Some courses are offered alternate years.

    ARTH 170

    ARTH 171

    ARTH 290

    ARTH 331

    ARTH 332

    ARTH 340

    ARTH 391

    ARTH 430

    ARTH 490

    ARTH X98

    ARTH X99

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