Thurs Sept. 5, 5:00 - 7:00, Boyden Gallery
Opening Reception for Object Lessons
Weds Sept. 11, 4:30 - 6:00, Boyden Gallery
Meet and Greet Art Majors/ Minors
Thurs Sept. 19, 4:30- 5:45, Boyden Gallery
Mina Cheon: Artist Talk
Carrie Patterson, Chair
Associate Professor of Art
Phone: (240) 895-4252
Office Staff: (240) 895-4225
Alumni Where are they now?
Matthew Fishel (studio art, 2001) completed an MFA at Maryland Institute College of Art in 2010. Originally interested in painting, Matthew has expanded his practice to include animation, video, installation, and digital imaging. He is a frequent contributor to RedStarKGB, an ongoing collaboration of filmmakers in Baltimore. His own film, "A Short Film Regarding Possibilities", was selected by the Maryland Film Festival in 2006. See his work at http://www.matthewfishel.com
Art 347: Adv. Topics/ Book Arts back to courses index
This course explores the art of the book. Emphasis is placed on the book as a communicative medium, the interrelationships between text and image, and the creation of sequence, narrative and meaning through visual and textual means. Students will develop original content and design for book projects, and are encouraged to explore their own poetry, prose, artwork and other subject matter of interest. Students will learn basic bookbinding, typography and layout skills, relief and intaglio printmaking, and digital imaging. Directed and self-proposed projects, critiques and discussion of traditional and contemporary art.
Prerequisite: one of the following art studio courses: Art 100, 102, 204, 206, 208, 210, 212, 218 or permission of the instructor. Previous experience with digital imaging is encouraged.