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Art History and Art Courses


ARTH 101: Art History I: Pyramids to Pagodas

The first half of a two-semester survey of world art highlighting the major monuments of the ancient Mediterranean, medieval Europe, MesoAmerica, Africa, and Asia. Special emphasis on visual analysis, and socio-cultural contexts, and objects in the Cleveland Museum of Art.

For summer 2021, this course will be offered remote-synchronous. For more information, please reach out to the instructor. 

Dates: June 1 - July 27, 2021

Session: 8 Week Session

Time: TWR 1:00-2:20

Instructor: Reed O'Mara

Credits: 3 credits

Department: Art History and Art

ARTH 102: Art History II: Michelangelo to Maya Lin

The second half of a two-semester survey of world art highlighting the major monuments of art made in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe from 1400 to the present. Special emphasis on visual analysis, historical and sociocultural contexts, and objects in the Cleveland Museum of Art.

For summer 2021, this course will be offered remote-synchronous. For more information, please reach out to the instructor. 

Dates: June 1 - July 27, 2021

Session: 8 Week Session

Time: MWF 9:00-10:20

Instructor: Angelica Verduci

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, New 2021 Summer

ARTS 106: Creative Drawing I

Development of graphic fluency in black and white through direct observation of nature and the model. Drawing as a means of enlarging visual sensitivity using a wide range of media and subject matter. Work from nude model.

For summer 2021, this course will be offered in-person. For more information, please reach out to the instructor. 

Dates: June 1 - June 28, 2021

Session: 4 Week Session (1)

Time: TWR 9:00-11:55

Instructor: George Kozmon

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, Art Studio, New 2021 Summer

ARTS 214: Ceramics I

The techniques of hand building in pinch, coil and slab methods. Development of sensitivity to design and form. Basic work in stoneware, earthenware, and glazing.

This course has been canceled for Summer 2021. 

Dates: June 1 - July 2, 2021

Session: 5 Week Session

Time: TR 1:00-4:30

Instructor: Martha Lois

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, Art Studio, New 2021 Summer

ARTS 216: Painting I

The creative, conceptual, visual, and technical aspects of painting. Style ranging from naturalism to abstraction. Work in acrylic and mixed media.

For summer 2021, this course will be offered blended (both in-person and remote). For more information, please reach out to the instructor. 

Dates: July 6 - August 2, 2021

Session: 4 Week Session (2)

Time: MWR 9:00-11:55

Instructor: David King

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, Art Studio, New 2021 Summer

ARTS 220: Photography Studio I

Camera, film, and darkroom techniques. Development of basic black and white perceptual and photographic skills. Darkroom and photographic field and lab work. 35mm camera required.

This course has been canceled for Summer 2021. 

Dates: June 1 - June 28, 2021

Session: 4 Week Session (1)

Time: TWR 1:00-3:55

Instructor: Jerry Birchfield

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, Art Studio

ARTS 286: Introduction to Video Game Design

Game design creates meaningful play through interactive experiences. This introductory studio-based course explores games through the development and creation of 2D video games. The course aims to provide a critical vocabulary and historical context for analyzing games and gaming theory and focuses on the skills and techniques necessary to develop 2D video games.

For summer 2021, this course will be offered remote-synchronous. For more information, please reach out to the instructor. 

Dates: July 6 - August 2, 2021

Session: 4 Week Session (2)

Time: MTW 4:00-6:55

Instructor: Jared Bendis

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, Art Studio

ARTS 306: Architecture for our Time

Architecture has a major impact on the earth’s environment and on those who inhabit the earth. Decisions made during the architectural design process have a profound impact on the environmental performance of buildings and human beings ability to navigate the built environment. In this architectural design studio, students will look at architecture through a holistic lens to understand the connections among various elements and systems, and design projects will challenge students to incorporate these lessons into Innovative, well-designed, sustainable, resilient, human-centered works of architecture. This vertical summer studio is open to students at all levels of architectural experience and can be taken up to two times for credit.

This course has been canceled for Summer 2021. 

Dates: June 1 - July 2, 2021

Session: 5 Week Session

Time: TR 4:00-7:30

Instructor: Sally Levine

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, Art Studio, New 2021 Summer

ARTS 399: Independent Study in Art Studio

Independent Study in Art Studio; by permit of Director only.

Dates: June 1 - June 28, 2021

Session: 4 Week Session (1)

Time: TBA

Instructor: Jerry Birchfield

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, Art Studio

ARTS 399: Independent Study in Art Studio

Independent Study in Art Studio; by permit of Director only.

Dates: June 14 - July 26, 2021

Session: 6 Week Session

Time: TBA

Instructor: Steven Ciampaglia

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, Art Studio

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