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.

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 101 - Introduction to the History of Art I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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


AUART 102 - Introduction to the History of Art II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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


AUART 103 - Caves to Skyscrapers: The Built Environment View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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


AUART 111 - Making Art: First Steps View Available Classes

★ 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.


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 Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations 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 230 - Special Topics in Drawing View Available Classes

★ 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).


AUART 231 - Drawing I: A Basic Toolkit View Available Classes

★ 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.


AUART 232 - Drawing II: The Figure View Available Classes

★ 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.


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


AUART 270 - Special Topics in Painting View Available Classes

★ 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).


AUART 271 - Painting I: A Basic Toolkit (Oil) View Available Classes

★ 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.


AUART 272 - Painting II: Concepts and Approaches View Available Classes

★ 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.


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: Contemporary Ideas in Drawing View Available Classes

★ 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.


AUART 371 - Painting III: Contemporary Ideas in Painting View Available Classes

★ 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.


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 - Interdisciplinary Exploration: Studio 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 371 or approval of instructor (based on a portfolio submission).


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.