Art (ART)

ART 110. Design Fundamentals. (3 Credits)

applies human perceptions of design in nature to the organization of 2-dimensional pictorial space. Students learn the language of 2D design and develop critical skills in image manipulation and visual communication through a series of exercises in black and white. Includes experience with digital media. Fulfills creative arts requirements in the Elective Core. Studio Fee. 3 credits. ART 111 2D COMPOSITION is geared to the specific needs of graphic design, illustration, photography, art and communication majors. Students progress through an accelerated series of exercises in black and white media in order to acquire the language of design and successfully use it to manipulate existent imagery, create original designs and apply design principles to visual communication. Includes experience with digital media. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 110G. Painting with Oils. (2 Credits)

ART 110H. Painting with Watercolors. (2 Credits)

ART 110I. Ceramics: Handbuilding. (2 Credits)

ART 110J. Ceramics: Wheel Thrown Vessels. (2 Credits)

ART 110K. Photography for Non-Art Majors. (3 Credits)

ART 110N. Glass. (3 Credits)

ART 110P. Pochoir Printmaking. (1 Credit)

ART 110Q. Serigraphy Printing. (1 Credit)

ART 110R. Relief Printmaking. (1 Credit)

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Prerequisite: None

ART 111. 2-D Composition. (3 Credits)

is geared to the specific needs of graphic design, illustration, photography, art and communication majors. Students progress through an accelerated series of exercises in black and white media in order to acquire the language of design and successfully use it to manipulate existent imagery, create original designs and apply design principles to visual communication. Includes experience with digital media. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 115. Ceramics for the Non-Art Major. (3 Credits)

ART 130. Digital Photography I. (3 Credits)

introduces students to the fundamentals of photographic composition and digital camera techniques. Students learn chemical and digital processes. Digital processes are emphasized. Topics include camera operation, composition, lighting techniques, the history of photography and the use of Adobe software, specifically Bridge and Photoshop. Students should have access to a digital camera. Fulfills the creative arts requirement in the Core. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 131. Darkroom Photography I. (3 Credits)

introduces students to the fundamentals of photographic composition and digital camera techniques. Topics include camera operation, composition, lighting techniques, and the history of photography. Students should have access to a digital camera. Fulfills creative arts requirements in the Elective Core. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 141. Drawing Fundamentals. (3 Credits)

provides instruction in basic drawing for students with little or no previous drawing experience. Students learn the language of drawing, composition, strategies for solving basic perceptual problems, and the depiction objects from life within the 2D picture plane. Includes experience with variety of black and white media and an introduction to color media. Fulfills creative arts requirements in the Elective Core. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 145. Drawing for Art Majors. (3 Credits)

offers rigorously paced instruction in drawing as the basis of a strong foundation experience for art, art education, graphic design, illustration and interior design majors. Technical proficiency, perceptual accuracy and visual communication are stressed as students explore perceptual and conceptual issues through a variety of black and white media. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: Must be an Art department major.

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 151. Art Fundamentals. (3 Credits)

provides an introduction to studio art processes and art appreciation. A variety of two-dimensional and three dimensional media are explored along with problems related to perception, design, technique, aesthetics, art history and art criticism. Fulfills creative arts requirements in the Elective Core. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 153. Presentation:Matting/Framing. (3 Credits)

ART 160. Loom Weaving Fundamentals. (3 Credits)

introduces the heritage art of weaving as students learn the steps necessary to prepare a warp, dress it onto a floor loom, and weave. Includes instruction in loom terminology and function, process of warping and threading, basic methods of pattern drafting and designing, fiber selection and finishing techniques. No prerequisite. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 170. Ceramics I. (3 Credits)

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

ART 176. Sculpture I. (3 Credits)

introduces students to the language, techniques and basic processes of sculpture. Media covered include clay, wax, plaster, wood, and stone. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisites: ART 141, 142, or 110, or consent of instructor.

ART 202. Drawing and Design II. (3 Credits)

ART 210. 3D Design. (3 Credits)

builds upon previously acquired design skills through the exploration of three-dimensional spatial relationships. Students extend design principles to communicate ideas successfully through variety of 3D media. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 110 or 111.

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 222. Outdoor Drawing & Painting. (3 Credits)

explores a variety of drawing and painting techniques in the outdoor setting. Students receive individualized instruction as they explore their choice of media in a variety of outdoor settings both on and off campus. Studio Fee. 3 credits. Access to transportation helpful. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 141, 142, or 151, or consent of instructor.

Pathway: CRAR

ART 225. History of Architecture. (3 Credits)

studies the development of architectural spaces from prehistory to the present. Areas of emphasis include the history of church architecture and significant architectural monuments in the Milwaukee area. Activities include local travel and some architectural rendering. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Pathway: CRAR

ART 230. Printmaking Studio I. (3 Credits)

offers studio experience in basic printmaking processes including monotype, relief, reduction, intaglio, aquatint, and silkscreen. Students utilize printmaking media such as waterbased ink, linocut, Easycufo, acid bath, zinc plates, stencil film and blockout to extend their visual communication sills and produce limited or multiple edition prints. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: Art 141 or 142 or consent of instructor.

Pathway: CRAR

ART 231. Photography II. (3 Credits)

explores advanced techniques of photographic composition and black and white darkroom processes. Topics include the zone system, advanced lighting techniques, studio photography, portfolio production, and the history of photography. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 131.

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 232. Practical Printmaking. (3 Credits)

ART 242. Charcoal and Pastel. (2 Credits)

ART 245. Drawing II:Assorted Media. (3 Credits)

(Assorted Media) extends basic skills learned in Drawing I to assorted media including pencil, colored pencil, pastel, charcoal, pen and ink, brush and ink, and conté Students explore traditional forms of drawing such as still life, the human figure, self portraiture and landscape as they move toward engagement with more open-ended pursuits that require them to confront their own artistic sensibilities, reactions and concerns through mixed media. Offered in Spring semester of years ending in an even number. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 141 or 142.

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 246. Color & Media Dynamics. (3 Credits)

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

ART 258. Ceramics I. (3 Credits)

provides an introduction to clay techniques for the production of vessels, both functional and aesthetic. Students receive instruction in design, handbuilding, throwing on the potter’s wheel, glazing and firing. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 141, 142, 151, or 210, or consent of instructor.

Offered at: CUAA

Pathway: CRAR

ART 265. Painting I. (3 Credits)

provides an introduction to the techniques of acrylic painting. Topics include concept development, preparation of the ground, color theory, paint application, and critical analysis. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 141, 142, or 151, or consent of instructor.

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 270. Advanced Ceramics. (3 Credits)

offers advanced opportunities for students to achieve mastery in the production of wheel-thrown forms, pottery design, and glaze production. Other processes for exploration may include raku and low salt fire. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisites: ART 170.

Offered at: CUW

ART 275. Sculpture I. (3 Credits)

introduces students to the language, techniques and basic processes of sculpture. Media covered include clay, wax, plaster, wood, and stone. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 141, 142, or 110, or consent of instructor.

Offered at: CUAA

Pathway: CRAR

ART 276. Sculpture II. (3 Credits)

extends skills acquired in Sculpture I through the exploration of a variety of media including stone, wood, metal, plaster and mixed media, and techniques such as carving, casting, modeling and assemblage. Students are challenged to develop and pursue individual interests/ themes or media in three dimensions. Offered only in the fall semester of years ending in an even number. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 275.

Offered at: CUAA

Pathway: CRAR

ART 279. Art & Architecture in Paris. (3 Credits)

ART 280. Living With the Arts. (3 Credits)

ART 281. Living With the Arts VA. (3 Credits)

ART 282. Appl Design:Calligraphy. (3 Credits)

introduces students to the fundamental techniques of hand lettering with the pen and brush. The focus of the course is on skill development and building an awareness of the historical context of various styles of lettering. Fulfills creative arts requirement in the Core. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisite: None

Pathway: CRAR

ART 285. Art History I. (3 Credits)

studies the major stylistic periods in the history of art, prehistory to early Renaissance, as viewed from our perspective within Western Civilization. Emphasis is placed on the events, forces, personalities, philosophies and beliefs underlying each successive style, generating a structure for interpretation and evaluation. 3 credits

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUW, OL

Pathway: CRAR

ART 286. Art History II. (3 Credits)

studies the major stylistic periods in the history of art, Renaissance to contemporary, as viewed from our perspective within Western Civilization. Emphasis is placed on the events, forces, personalities, philosophies and beliefs underlying each successive style, generating a structure for interpretation and evaluation. 3 credits

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUAA, CUW, OL

Pathway: CRAR

ART 289. Art in Italy. (3 Credits)

Offered at: CUW

ART 291. Appl Design-Stain Glass. (3 Credits)

provides and introduction to the art of creating leaded glass windows. Students receive instruction and practice in design, glass cutting, assembly, installation and repair. Historical and contemporary techniques are discussed. Recommended: ART 110. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 151.

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 293. BATIK. (2 Credits)

ART 295. Appl'd Design-Clay. (3 Credits)

explores a variety of techniques and processes involved in ornamental applications of clay. Possible areas of focus include jewelry, tiles, plaques and functional sculpture. Techniques and materials may include primitive firing techniques, slip casting, Egyptian paste, colored clays, and slip and glaze application. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: Any 100 level art course.

Pathway: CRAR

ART 298. Applied Design. (3 Credits)

explores a variety of metalworking techniques including cutting, soldered construction, casting and finishing. Students learn basic properties of fine metals and techniques for creating one of a kind jewelry and metal art. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: Any 100 level art course.

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 310. History of Design. (3 Credits)

is a survey of the impact of various technologies on the visual qualities of design including but not exclusive to graphic, advertising, fashion, architecture, and industrial design. This course covers two-dimensional and three-dimensional design from the beginnings of written language and handmade books to the printing press, the Victorian Arts and Crafts Movement and eventually the contemporary computer age. Offered only in spring semester of years ending in an even number. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: Art History I and II.

Pathway: CRAR

ART 312. 3-D Modelling. (3 Credits)

Offered at: CUW

ART 330. Printmaking II. (3 Credits)

extends skills developed in Printmaking I through an in-depth study of printmaking media and/or the examination of new technique(s). Students work closely with the instructor to develop and follow a personalized course of study. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisites: ART 230.

Pathway: CRAR

ART 331. Printmaking III. (3 Credits)

offers an opportunity for independently motivated students with a high interest in printmaking processes to select one medium for in-depth exploration. Students work closely with the instructor to develop and follow a personalized course of study. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisites: ART 330.

Pathway: CRAR

ART 332. FAUX PAINT/THEAT DESIGN. (3 Credits)

offers an opportunity for independently motivated students with a high interest in printmaking processes to select one medium for in-depth exploration. Students work closely with the instructor to develop and follow a personalized course of study. Studio Fee. 3 credits

Prerequisites: ART 330.

Pathway: CRAR

ART 333. Photography:Altern Practices. (3 Credits)

ART 341. Painting I. (3 Credits)

Offered at: CUAA

ART 342. Painting II. (3 Credits)

ART 345. Drawing III. (3 Credits)

offers in-depth drawing instruction and investigation related to portraying the human figure in art. Students study historical precedents focus on anatomical issues as complemented by experimentation with a variety of media and compositional issues. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 141, 142, or 245.

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 358. Ceramics II. (3 Credits)

offers advanced opportunities for students to achieve mastery in the production of wheelthrown forms, pottery design, and glaze production. Other processes for exploration may include raku and low saltfire. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 258.

Offered at: CUAA

Pathway: CRAR

ART 360. Spec Top in Photo. (3 Credits)

Offered at: CUW

ART 365. Painting II:Watercolor. (3 Credits)

introduces students to traditional and contemporary watercolor techniques. A variety of conceptual problems and techniques will be explored in studio activities. Offered during fall semester of years ending in an odd number. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 141, 142, 151, or consent of instructor.

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 381. Aesthetics. (3 Credits)

studies a range of issues within the philosophy or art. Topics related to art, the artist, the aesthetic object, the audience, art criticism, and interpretation will form the basis of classroom discussion. The work of a wide variety of writers will be considered. Crosslisted as PHIL 381. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 285, ART 286.

ART 382. 20th Century Arts & Culture. (3 Credits)

Offered at: CUAA

ART 383. History of Photography. (3 Credits)

covers the development of photographic processes and applications throughout history. Discussion and assignments cover Influential figures and techniques from the early beginnings of photography through contemporary trends. Studio Fee. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: Art History I & II.

Offered at: CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 384. 20th Century Arts & Culture VA. (3 Credits)

ART 385. Art History I (w). (3 Credits)

ART 386. Art History II (w). (3 Credits)

Offered at: CUAA

ART 390. CERAMIC MOSAICS. (3 Credits)

ART 393. London Tour-Art. (3 Credits)

ART 401. Advanced Studio Work I. (1-3 Credits)

offers the highly motivated, self directed art student a unique opportunity to explore an area of personal interest in depth. Students meet regularly with an instructor for guidance as they plan and execute their individualized course of study. Studio Fee. 1 - 3 credits.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 402. Advanced Studio Work II. (1-6 Credits)

offers the highly motivated, self directed art student a unique opportunity to explore an area of personal interest in depth. Students meet regularly with an instructor for guidance as they plan and execute their individualized course of study. Studio Fee. 3 - 6 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 401 and consent of instructor.

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 403. Independent Studio Photography. (1-3 Credits)

Offered at: CUW

ART 430. Internship in Photography. (1-6 Credits)

offers the independently motivated art student an opportunity to gain firsthand field experience in a particular area of interest or study while earning university credit. Students are responsible for making appropriate arrangements receive credit for internships, at the rate of 15 per credit. Hours vary and are flexible as per arranged between student and site supervisor. 3 credits. Additional information on internship opportunities may be found at www.cuw.edu

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Offered at: CUW

ART 431. Internship. (1-6 Credits)

ART 450. Senior Portfolio/Exhibition. (1-3 Credits)

guides the student in the preparation of a professional portfolio. In this capstone course, students assemble appropriate documentary evidence of their skills and prepare an exhibit of their work in the CUW Art Gallery. Studio Fee. 1 credit.

Prerequisites: Status as an Art, Graphic Design, Illustration or Photography major in their final semester.

Offered at: CUAA, CUW

Pathway: CRAR

ART 495. Independent Study. (1-4 Credits)