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Sculpture + Expanded Media: BFA Research

Course No. SEM 429  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Christina Cassara | Sarah Paul

As an extension of our goal that students develop the ability to generate self-directed work, this class seeks to provide each student with opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to identify and sustain an independent practice. This course is designed to increase student awareness of the current art discourse and the ability to use that knowledge as a means of awareness within the production of their own work. This educational process embraces a variety of approaches to basic problem-solving skills measured against the contemporary practices of the discipline. In cooperation with a major-day faculty, students are expected to develop what is often their first significant independent work. For BFA students the focus of this course centers on artistic production, conditions of conveyance and presentation. Required at the senior level for all SEM majors. Offered fall.

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Barbara Chira

Academic Director, Cores + Connections; Adjunct Professor of Art

On faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Art since 2006, Barbara Chira has also been Academic Director of CIA'...more

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