Art History: Baroque to Realism 1600 - 1850 Professional Development I Themes of Contemporary Art
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ART HISTORY & THEORY

Art History: Baroque to Realism 1600 - 1850 (AHIS206-36)

This course traces the tumultuous developments in art, life and politics through the Baroque period, the Neoclassicism of the Enlightenment, the birth of Romanticism, and the beginnings of Modern Art in the Realism of the industrial age. Class format includes image-based lectures, class discussion and readings. Required Textbook: Matthew Craske, Art in Europe 1700-1830: A History of the Visual Arts in an Era of Unprecedented Urban Economic Growth, London: Oxford Paperback 1997.
Mondays 2pm - 5pm, Jan 14 - Apr 8, 2019
Jessica Ziakin
Tuition: $425 (36 hrs)
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Professional Development (SEMR203-36)

Students learn the basics of preparing professional materials such as an artist statement and images of their work, as well as how to make an artist website using a Wordpress template. The course also covers the different types of exhibition venues including commercial, artist run spaces and public galleries, as well as applying for grants and residencies. Prerequisites: Registration in the final semester of the Diploma of Fine Arts or Independent Studies Program. However those holding a diploma or degree from another arts program, and with previous experience as a practicing artist, would be considered for this course with permission of the Director. Required Textbook: Battenfield, Jackie, The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love, Da Capo Press (2009). It is highly recommended that students purchase or order textbook well in advance of the first day of class to allow for delivery time.
Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm, Jan 15 - Apr 9, 2019
Meghan Krauss
Tuition: $425 (36 hrs)
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Themes in Contemporary Art (SEMR210-36)

The best way to make sense of the huge variety and amount of contemporary art seen in the world today is to take a thematic approach as a root to understanding what you see or make. This course will look at art in terms of some of the main themes in current art practice, including identity, the body, time, place, place, science, and spirituality. The types of work discussed will include drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, photography, video and performance. Course will consist of slide presentations, readings, discussion and written responses to some of the topics at hand. Required Textbook: Gill Perry, Paul Wood, Themes in Contemporary Art, New Haven : Yale University Press, [2004].
Thursdays 6pm - 9pm, Jan 17 - Apr 18, 2019
Wendy Welch
Tuition: $425 (36 hrs)
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