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Liberal Arts Courses

Role of the Artist as Producer (EP)

Course No. VAT 400  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Amber Kempthorn | Jessica Pinsky

Contemporary artists have a multitude of ways they can engage with the larger world, beyond the realm of the gallery or museum. Students enrolled in this course will explore various models of artistic production including, but not limited to, performer, activist, curator and provocateur. The relationship between method of creation and idea, or the handmade versus the industrial, will be investigated. Additionally, assignments will challenge students to analyze the content of their artwork within local, national, and global contexts. Coursework will include studio work, readings, discussion, and critiques. Required for Visual Art juniors in all majors. Open as an elective with approval of instructor. Offered spring. Fulfills Engaged Practice requirement.

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David Hart

David Hart

Associate Professor of Art History

Dr. Hart is an Associate Professor of Art History in the Liberal Arts Department. He taught African-American A...more

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