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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

ART.-274 Sculpture IV

Credits 3 / 6 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092, completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of ACRD-080; Minimum 2.0 in ART. 273 .
This course is designed to allow students the opportunity to continue a more advanced investigation of the tools processes and materials of object making in a contemporary context. This course emphasizes the experiential practice of constructing objects while also focusing on the conceptual possibilities inherent in material process and physical form. Student driven aesthetic progression and historical/contemporary evaluation will be encouraged. Students will be required to meet individually with the instructor to discuss what materials processes and concepts they will utilize for the course.

Course Outcomes
1. The student will utlize additive, subtractive, and constructive processes, as well as, mold making and casting techniques to develop a visual literacy through making art that reflects an understanding of craft, form and content 2. The student will apply 3-D design principles such as, but not limited to: repetition, variety, emphasis, economy, proportion, balance, and rhythm 3. The student will apply 3-D design elements such as, but not limited to: form, line, plane, volume, texture, color and space 4. The student will be exposed to historical examples of sculpture and theory and become cognizant of how these forms and theories effect current contemporary sculptural practices 5. The student will inject his/her personal interests into the projects by generating creative ideas through a variety of means including: creative and divergent thinking practices, research, sketching and model building 6. The students will further develop a work ethic consistent with the current demands of becoming a practicing artist and become proficient in the terminology expected of such a profession 7. The student will become familiar with shop safety and the proper use of power tools in the construction of sculptural forms 8. The student will explore the aesthetic and conceptual possibilities of a sculptural  material of his/her own choice 9. The student will explore the aesthetic and conceptual possibilities of a sculptural  process of his/her own choice 10. The student will be able to critically analyze his/her own scupltural practice within the context of historical and contemporary art 11. The student will develop a portfolio of quality artworks demonstrating their proficiencies