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Course Descriptions

ART 130 - Sculpture I

3 Credits

This course offers a foundation in sculpture as necessary for continued sculptural exploration, including basic knowledge of additive, subtractive, and casting processes. Historical context, the creative process, conceptual development, evaluation, and criticism are emphasized. Students explore these issues through individual projects within a structured framework. Students are responsible for purchasing their own materials for this course.

Prerequisite: ART 125

New SUNY General Education: SUNY - Arts

Retiring SUNY General Education: SUNY-A - The Arts (SART)

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Understand the various classifications of shape,how to develop form, and how to discriminate between good and bad form.
2. Classify contemporary categories of sculptural production and explore examples of work produced by artists in the discipline.
3. Discuss conceptual development and its application in the production of sophisticated personal solutions.
4. Produce forms that are appropriate for the specific mediums used in the processes of casting, assemblage, and subtractive approaches.
5. Demonstrate a personal creative approach in the production of finished work in the categories of casting, assemblage, and subtractive approaches.

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Fall Semester 2023