AUART - Augustana Faculty - Art

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Augustana Faculty

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

★ 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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the history of art from the Prehistoric Age to the end of the Renaissance.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the history of art from the Renaissance to the present.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the history of the built environment from the Prehistoric age to the present.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

An introduction to the practice of visual art. Basic drawing, composition, colour and creative principles are explored. Historical and contemporary artists are introduced in relation to studio projects.

★ 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).

★ 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 Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

An introductory drawing course that explores contemporary themes germane to other disciplines. Prerequisite: Second year standing or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission).

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

An introductory course focused exclusively on the practice of drawing. Historical and contemporary techniques are used to explore a balance of directly observed, and photography-based subject matter. Prerequisite: Second year standing, or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Further exploration of drawing practice with the application of observational and conceptual skills that focuses on the figure. Includes an examination of anatomy, the portrait and the expressive potential of the human form. Prerequisite: Second year standing and one of AUART 111, 230, 231 or consent of the instructor. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 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 Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

An introductory painting course that explores contemporary themes germane to other disciplines. This is a water-based media course: primarily acrylic with the possibility for some use of watercolour. Prerequisite: Second year standing or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission).

Starting: 2022-09-01 AUART 270 - Special Topics in Painting

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

An introductory painting course that explores contemporary themes germane to other disciplines. This is a water-based media course: ink and/or watercolour and/or acrylic. Prerequisite: Second year standing or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission).

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Painting from the ground up. The course introduces painting techniques in 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 Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Further exploration of painting practice using oil and/or acrylic painting techniques based on historical and contemporary resources. Critical analysis is included. Varieties of conceptual contexts and individual expressive directions are investigated. Prerequisite: AUART 271 or 270, or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Senior drawing course that further develops techniques and concepts with a focus on contemporary practices leading to self- initiated projects. Prerequisite: AUART 230, 231 or 232. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Senior painting course that further develops techniques and concepts with a focus on contemporary practices leading to self- initiated projects. Prerequisite: AUART 272 or approval of instructor (based on a portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 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 371 or approval of instructor (based on a portfolio submission).

★ 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.

★ 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.

★ 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.