20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog, last updated July 29, 2020

22. 2020-2021 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

22.4. ART

A condition of enrollment in any studio course in ART is agreement by the student that the department may select and retain for the permanent collection of Bacone College up to three examples or specimens of the student’s work in the course. For studio courses, the department requires three hours of work each week for each hour in addition to time spent in class. A three-hour course requires a commitment of six to nine in-studio hours each week. Fees: Studio courses require a materials fee. Students are expected to purchase their personal art supplies for all studio courses.

All classes beginning with an ART prefix which have no prerequisites will fulfill the Guided Liberal Arts Electives graduation requirement. Classes which cross-list with AIS must be taken with an ART prefix.

 

ART 1003

Art Fundamentals

3 Hours

An introductory course in the visual arts, presenting fundamentals in the experience of the exploration of the elements of art. Students will be introduced to art history and the language of art, providing essential elements and the rich and varied history of their uses.  The student will learn the language of art and be able to discuss their own art and examples from videos, tests, etc. in correct terminology and learn to interact with the formal elements and principles of art by working various exercises that illustrate fundamental principles of line, shape, color and texture.

 

ART 1013

Native American Art History I

3 Hours

This course is an overview of the styles and purposes of art from Prehistory through the Renaissance. While primarily focusing on artistic achievements, we will also examine the social, political, economic, and religious events that have shaped the art and history of society.  Course material will focus on major cultural and stylistic divisions by examining painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor arts.

 

ART 1113

American Indian Arts & Crafts I

3 Hours

An introduction to American Indian handicraft.  Authentic Indian methods are emphasized through the study and use of materials such as leather, cloth, wood, metal, and beads in design and embroidery. Studio course. 

 

 

ART 1123

American Indian Arts & Crafts II

3 Hours

Advanced research and methodology in American Indian Arts and Crafts. Prerequisite: AIS 1113 or ART 1113. Studio course. 

 

ART 1213

Drawing I 

3 Hours

Students learn to identify the purpose and effects of basic materials used for drawing, then study elementary concepts of pictorial organization. They learn and practice basic rendering techniques used with colored pencils, charcoal, graphite, and ink. Each student will keep all drawings done during the semester in a sketch book or portfolio. Studio course. In some semesters, this course may be listed as ART 2003.

 

ART 1223

Drawing II

3 Hours

In this continuation of ART 1213, the student begins to find his/her own direction, demonstrating individual expression in composition, subject matter, and drawing techniques. Each student will keep all drawings done during the semester in a sketchbook or portfolio; these should reflect growing complexity and detail. Prerequisite: ART 1213. Studio course.

 

ART 1323

Acrylic Painting I

3 Hours

Students learn to identify the purpose and effects of basic materials used for acrylic painting, then study elementary concepts of pictorial organization. They learn and practice basic acrylic rendering techniques, working in the primary colors only. Course encourages students to demonstrate individualized expression.  Each student will keep all paintings done during the semester in a portfolio. Studio course. In some semesters, this course may be listed as ART 2013.

 

ART 1333

Acrylic Painting II

3 Hours

In this continuation of ART 1323, the student begins to find his/her own direction, demonstrating individual expression in composition, subject matter, and paint quality and techniques. Students will work on larger size canvas or panel support. Each student will keep all paintings done during the semester in a portfolio; these should reflect growing complexity and detail. Prerequisite: ART 1333. Studio course.

 

ART 1413

American Indian Art I

3 Hours

Acquaints the student with the process of painting American Indian subject matter in the flat, two-dimensional style known as Traditional Plains Painting, with emphasis on works by artists of the Bacone School. Students are encouraged to paint their own tribal customs and dress, stressing authenticity and research. Non-Indian students will choose a tribe, area, or ceremonial, do thorough research, and develop paintings from that research.  Independent study and individual expression will be expected. By permission of instructor only. Class 3 hours and studio. CROSS-LISTED AS AIS 1413.

 

ART 1423

American Indian Art II

3 Hours

In this continuation of AIS/ART 1423, the student concentrates on multi-figure composition in water media in the two-dimensional style known as Traditional Indian Painting with particular emphasis on artists of the Bacone School. Prerequisite: AIS or ART 1413. Class 3 hours and studio. CROSS-LISTED AS AIS 1423.

 

ART 1713

Sculpture

3 Hours

Students learn the fundamental techniques of creating three-dimensional art. Materials used may include wood, steel, fabric, plastics, or others of instructor’s choice, and will vary from semester to semester. Students may gain experience in the use of oxygen, acetylene torches, knives, and a wood lathe. Proper safety precautions are required at all times. Studio course. In some semesters, this course may be listed as ART 2113.

 

ART 2013

Art History Survey II

3 Hours

This course is an overview of the styles and purposes of art from Mannerism through the present. While primarily focusing on artistic achievements, we will also examine the social, political, economic, and religious events that have shaped the art and history of society. Course material will focus on major cultural and stylistic divisions by examining painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor arts.

 

ART 2023

Introduction to Printmaking

3 Hours

 Printmaking I is a course that will instruct the art student in a variety of printmaking processes; stenciling, block printing, serigraphy, and dry point etching.  The printmaking I course will give the student a greater understanding of printmaking, theory and practice.

 

ART 2113

Figure Drawing I

3 Hours

Students learn tone values, anatomy, quick sketching, and portrait work by drawing from a live model. Course covers instruction in techniques of surface rendering by blocking-out and cross-hatching. All drawings from the semester are to be collected in a portfolio or sketchbook. Studio course. Prerequisite: ART 1213/2003 highly recommended unless student can satisfactorily demonstrate basic techniques of charcoal, graphite, and ink to instructor.

 

ART 2123

Serigraphy

3 Hours

Students learn the technical process of the fine art of silkscreen printing through directed.

 

ART 2213

Figure Drawing II

3 Hours

In this continuation of ART 2113, students add color theory to their understanding of portrait-figure rendering. Live models used. All work is collected in a portfolio or sketchbook during the semester. Drawings should indicate a growth in technique and sophistication of rendering. Studio course.

 

ART 2431-2433

Special Studies in Art

1-3 Hours

The student, in cooperation with an instructor, develops an advanced technique and/or analysis a selected topic or media in art. May be repeated with a different topic. Conferences and studio, if warranted.  Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.