AUART - Augustana Faculty - Art

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Augustana Faculty

Below are the courses available from the AUART subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

AUART 100 - Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course introduces students to the study of art and visual culture. Students will learn how to analyze images and works of art while engaging with select examples of both historical and contemporary art and visual culture.


AUART 111 - Studio Foundation I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Art-making is explored with basic techniques in drawing and color media. The visual language of perception and expression is introduced using principles of composition. Aesthetic and psychological principles of visual organization are applied to elements of line, shape, colour, and texture.


AUART 112 - Studio Foundation II - 3-D and Colour Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Further exploration of art-making in two and three dimensions. Visual structure is investigated expressively and technically in sculpture processes and paint media. Development of personal creativity and a basis for compositional analysis are included. Prerequisite: AUART 111, or Art 30 equivalence with consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission).


AUART 215 - Sculpture I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Introduction to principles of composition and practice in 3-dimensional art. Historical and contemporary issues are explored. Prerequisite: Second year standing. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUART 220 - Modern Life, Modern Art View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This course examines the development of modern art (c. 1848-1960) as a response to the new conditions and experiences of urban industrial society. We will ask what makes a work of art modern and question the utility of such works of art for the modern age.


AUART 223 - Canadian Art View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Survey of the visual arts in Canada, from the indigenous beginnings to the present, with emphasis on the twentieth century.


AUART 224 - Art and Its Histories View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of works, movements, theories and institutions of art with an emphasis on contemporary art and recent approaches to the study and analysis of art works. It examines painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, graphic and applied art.


AUART 225 - Photography: History and Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This course examines the history and theory of photography from its origins in the late 18th-century to the present. We will consider photographs and photographic practices from a number of different perspectives, with an emphasis on the following topics: the nature of photography, personal photography, art photography and documentary photography.


AUART 231 - Drawing I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Introductory course that develops basic skills of perception and recording as they apply to the practice of drawing. Historical and contemporary practices are explored primarily on the basis of direct observation of still life, landscape, and architecture. Issues in composition, expression, critical analysis, and technique using monochromatic media are included. Prerequisite: Second year standing, or Art 30, or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUART 232 - Drawing II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Further exploration of drawing practice with the application of observational and conceptual skills to issues of expression and composition. Figure drawing, including anatomy, perceptual considerations, and the expressive potential of the human figure, is introduced. The use of colour media, the development of a personal aesthetic response, as well as critical analysis are included. Prerequisite: Second year standing. Note: AUART 111 or AUART 231 are recommended prior to enrolling. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUART 260 - Selected Topics in Art History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in Art History possibly, but not necessarily, linked to a course that would later visit sites of art and visual culture.


AUART 261 - Selected Topics in Art History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in Art History possibly, but not necessarily, linked to a course that would later visit sites of art and visual culture.


AUART 262 - Selected Topics in Art History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in Art History possibly, but not necessarily, linked to a course that would later visit sites of art and visual culture.


AUART 265 - Selected Topics in Art History Tour View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VAR IN 3WK)

Tour course following the selected topics course to which it is linked. The tour visits art sites discussed in that course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUART 271 - Painting I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Painting from the ground up. The course introduces painting technique and colour usage in acrylic and/or oil media. Perceptual and conceptual problems are based on historical and contemporary practices with an emphasis on personal creativity. Critical analysis of art is a component. Prerequisites: Second year standing. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUART 272 - Painting II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Further exploration of painting practice using oil and acrylic painting techniques. Critical analysis is included. Varieties of conceptual contexts and individual expressive directions are investigated. Prerequisite: AUART 271 or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUART 281 - Sex, Gender and Art View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Why should we care about gender and sexuality when we look at art and other visual images? In this course, students will answer this question by studying feminist art history, as well as scholarship addressing LGBTQI identities and intersections between gender, sexuality and race.


AUART 289 - Studies in Visual Culture View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in the history of visual culture that are organized thematically rather than by period, nationality or style. Prerequisite: Second-year standing.


AUART 298 - Selected Topics in Art Studio View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Selected topics in art studio practice that are theme or media based. Prerequisite: Second year standing. Notes: AUART 298 does not count towards any major or minor in Art.


AUART 331 - Drawing III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Intermediate drawing further develops techniques and concepts of drawing with a focus on contemporary practices leading to self-initiated projects. Prerequisite: AUART 231. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUART 371 - Painting III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Intermediate painting further develops techniques and concepts of painting with a focus on contemporary practices leading to self-initiated projects. Prerequisite: AUART 272. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUART 380 - Directed Reading in Art History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Individual study project for the advanced art history student. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUART 381 - Selected Topics in Art History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in art history and visual culture. Prerequisite: Any 200-level Art history course or consent of the instructor.


AUART 382 - Selected Topics in Art History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in art history and visual culture. Prerequisite: Any 200-level Art history course or consent of the instructor.


AUART 411 - Visual Explorations View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6S-0)

Advanced studies in a studio discipline with individualized programs designed in collaboration with the instructor. Direction is guided by issues in contemporary practice and thought. Prerequisites: AUART 331 and one of 215, 371.


AUART 421 - Art History Stream Capstone View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This course will focus on selected themes in art history and visual studies. Emphasis is on the production of either a text-based project, or a combination of a text-based and practice-based project into a single body of work. Prerequisites: AUART 224 and *6 in senior Art History with at least *3 at the 300-level.


AUART 480 - Directed Reading in Art History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Individual study project for the highly advanced art history student. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUART 490 - Directed Project in Visual Explorations View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-1L-0)

Individual study course for the highly advanced studio art student. A selected theme in two- or three-dimensional expression is explored intensively. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.