Expanded Drawing + Print Media
Drawing and print media provide versatile strategies for experimentation in mark, space and idea. In the University of the Arts’ Expanded Drawing + Print Media program, you will develop a studio practice that pushes the boundaries of traditional classifications and broadens your ways of seeing, making mark and creating experiences.
Students will explore the vast range of mark-making potential, both on paper and beyond paper, that “drawing” materials and print techniques have to offer. You’ll explore time-based works, site-specific works, and text and image work.
An intense and immersive studio experience is coupled with inspiration from world-class art museums in the city and exposure to a wide range of visiting artists and critics.
Both drawing and printmaking have traditionally stood at the crossroads of illustration, graphic design and fine arts. Contemporary practice in drawing and print media expands beyond the traditional to include site-specific drawings, digital works, installations and interactive art.
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About the Curriculum
The curriculum of the Fine Arts Major with an emphasis in Expanded Drawing + Print Media is based on a framework of research, studio experimentation, artistic invention and daily practice. Personal vision and artistic innovation anchor the development of work for significant cultural contributions and dialogue, gallery and museum exhibitions, and creating work for diverse communities and public spaces. To that end, you will be given assignments designed to develop conceptual skills and become proficient in the necessary processes and techniques appropriate for your artistic vision and intention.
Students who complete the Fine Arts Major with an emphasis in Expanded Drawing + Print Media will
Sample Courses in the Fine Arts Major with an emphasis in Expanded Drawing and Print Media
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Each academic year, the Fine Arts program at University of the Arts hosts innovative, dynamic artists whose work inspires and educates the entire UArts community. Spring 2019’s roster features Catherine Bebout, Mark Campbell, Mary Mattingly and Carrie Moyer.
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