Aug 24/26

  • Mon: Orientation, greensheet, course goals and materials. Bring a notebook to class.
  • Wed: Bring previous work for discussion/preliminary meeting (bring your ideas!)
  • Homework: After creating an account on this site, write a statement of purpose for Series 1 and post it (be sure to back up all work); purchase materials

Aug 30/Sept 2

  • Mon: Written statement due; Individual Student Conferences; Studio work on Series 1
  • Wed: Individual Student Conferences; Studio work on Series 1

Sept 7/9

  • Mon: Labor Day Holiday
  • Wed: Studio work on Series 1; Individual student conferences
  • Reading 1: Modernist Painting by Clement Greenberg

Sept 14/16

  • Mon: Studio work on Series 1; Lecture: Modernism, Formal composition;
  • Wed: Studio work on Series 1

Sept 21/23

  • Mon: Critique, Series 1
  • Wed: Guest lecture on papers, Critique continues
  • Homework: Write statement of purpose for Series 2. Check online page for notes and assignment updates.

Sept 28/30

  • Mon: Written statement due; Individual Student Conferences; Studio work on Series 2
  • Wed: Individual Student Conferences; Studio work on Series 2
  • Reading 2: Re: Post by Hal Foster, 1982 (download from Reading page, must be logged in)

Oct 5/7

  • Mon: Studio work on Series 2
  • Wed: Studio work on Series 2
  • Homework: Next Wednesday we will have a class discussion comparing Modernism with Postmodernism. Please have both reading 1 and 2 done and spend some time looking at artwork from these two periods. Think about whether your interests in art align with any of these ideas and come prepared to discuss. Note: those who do not participate in this discussion will be required to write an essay on the topic.

Oct 12/14

  • Mon:  Lecture: Postmodernism; Studio work on Series 2 
  • Wed:  Class discussion on Modernism vs Postmodernism; Studio work on Series 2

Oct 19/21

  • Mon: Critique, Series 2
  • Wed: Critique continues (students must be present both days for full credit)
  • Homework: Write statement of purpose for Series 3

Oct 26/28

  • Mon: Written statement due; Individual Student Conferences; Studio work on Series 3
  • Wed: Individual Student Conferences; Studio work on Series 3

Nov 2/4

  • Mon: Studio work on Series 3
  • Wed: Studio work on Series 3
  • Reading 3: Choosing to Choose by Jan Verwoert (download from Reading page, must be logged in)

Nov 9/11

  • Mon: Studio work on Series 3; Lecture: Contemporary Issues; Discussion on reading 3. Note: those who do not participate in this discussion will need to write an essay on the topic.
  • Wed: Holiday!

Nov 16/18

  • Mon: Working Critique, Series 3
  • Wed: Working Critique continue
  • Homework: Write an Artist Statement and post it on your page.

Nov 23/25

  • Mon: Individual Student Conferences; Studio work on Final project
  • Wed: Individual Student Conferences; Studio work on Final project
  • Homework: Finish all statements and papers

Nov 30/Dec 2

  • Mon: Studio work on Final project
  • Wed: Studio work on Final project
  • Homework: Finish all statements and papers. All are due Dec 7.

Dec 7

  • Mon: Final Critique part 1. All statements and papers due today. (10% drop in grade per day after today)

Final:

  • Friday, Dec 11, 12:15-2:30pm (Critique part 2) Schedule