Integrated Studio Arts (ARTIS)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(0-6) Cr. 3. F.S.


Exploration of the nature of visual perception in relation to issues of visual communication, problem solving, envisioning information, and visual thinking. Studio assignments to be digitized and sent to instructor electronically for evaluation and critique.

(0-8) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students; sophomore level and above. Required of all ISA BFA majors
Half-semester course. Introduction to wood's physical properties, its potential as an expressive medium, and basic wood working hand tools and techniques.

(0-8) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students; sophomore level and above. Required of all ISA BFA majors
Half semester course. Introduction to basic jewelry/metals design and fabrication. Forming, texturing, and joining techniques (soldering/riveting) will be explored and applied to two projects.

(0-8) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students, sophomore level and above. Required of all ISA BFA majors
Half-semester course providing an introduction to ceramic techniques including hand-building, high fire and low fire glaze applications and expressive approaches that will be applied to two projects. The emphasis is on creative communication through ceramics.

(0-8) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students, sophomore level and above. Required of all ISA BFA majors.
Introduction to relief, monoprint, lithographic and intaglio printing as methods for visual communication and expression.

(0-6) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students, sophomore level and above. Required for all ISA BFA majors.
Introduction to Color Theory and applications. Exploration of additive and subtractive color systems using various media as methods for visual communication and expression.

(0-8) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students, sophomore level and above. Required of all ISA BFA majors.
Introduction to film camera operation and traditional black and white darkroom methods for visual communication and creative expression. Film cameras required for class but may be checked out for short periods during semester.

(0-8) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students, sophomore level and above. Required of all ISA BFA majors.
Half-semester course. Introduction to digital media tools and concepts through the use of Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator to create two dimensional and time-based artworks.

(0-8) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students, sophomore level and above. Required of all ISA BFA majors.
Half-semester course. Introduction to preparation of painting grounds, color mixing, manipulation of paint and pictorial space as methods for visual communication and expression.

(0-8) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students, sophomore level and above. Required of all ISA BFA majors.
Half semester course. Introduction to two-dimensional and three-dimensional textile techniques used for visual communication and expression.

(0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: DSN S 102, DSN S 131 and DSN S 183 or permission of instructor.
This course will include the functions and operations of the digital camera, scanning and other image input devices, digital image manipulation, software usage and support, color management and printing, presentation of images, compositional dynamics and the development of "seeing" as a medium of design, expression, and communication. Students should have access to a good or high quality digital camera with the ability to separately adjust shutter speed, f/stop and exposure, a laptop with updated Adobe Photoshop software, and enough digital storage for all class assignments.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4.

Prereq: DSN S 102, DSN S 131 and DSN S 183
This course will include the functions and operations of the digital camera, scanning and other image input devices, digital image manipulation, software usage and support, color management and printing, presentation of images, compositional dynamics and the development of "seeing" as a medium of design, expression, and communication. Students should have access to a good or high quality digital camera with the ability to separately adjust shutter speed, f/stop and exposure, a laptop with updated Adobe Photoshop software, and enough digital storage for all class assignments.

(0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: DSN S 102, DSN S 131 and DSN S 183 or permission of instructor
Photography as a creative medium of art, design, expression and communication. Camera techniques and black and white wet lab processing taught. Alternative processes explored as time permits. 35 mm camera with manual exposure controls is required.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4.

Prereq: DSN S 102, DSN S 131 and DSN S 183 or permission of instructor
Photography as a creative medium of art,design, expression and communication. Camera techniques and black and white wet lab processing taught. Alternative processes explored as time permits. 35 mm camera with manual exposure controls is required.

(0-6) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: DSN S 102, DSN S 183 and DSN S 131
A continuation of DSN S 131 (Design Representation). Further development of perceptual drawing skills from a variety of subject matter. Continued practice with drawing materials and techniques with emphasis on tonal and color media.

(0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 230
Fundamentals of painting using water-based media applied to observation-based painting. Subject matter may include working from actual or two-dimensional references of still life, landscape, architectural space, and the human form.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4.

Prereq: ARTIS 230
Fundamentals of painting using water-based media applied to observation-based painting. Subject matter may include working from actual or two-dimensional references of still life, landscape, architectural space, and the human form.

(0-6) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 230
Fundamentals of painting using acrylic and oil media applied to observation-based painting. Subject matter may include working from actual or two-dimensional references of still life, landscape, and the human form.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 230
Fundamentals of painting using acrylic and oil media applied to observation-based painting. Subject matter may include working from actual or two-dimensional references of still life, landscape, and the human form.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 505). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: 6 credits of 200 level studio or permission of instructor
Using techniques of the collage and assemblage, this course will explore the significance of recycling, sustainable methods of art making, and thrift-store culture as medium and subject matter for artists. Through selected readings, slide presentations, and studio activities, we will address the environmental cause and effect of materials and methods, consumption and waste, and one's personal responsibility as stewards for the planet we share. Emphasis will be on conceptual development.

(0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 230 or permission of instructor
Introduction to 3D modeling using computer and available software. Modeling, texturing, lighting, and rendering with respect to 3D object and still scene creation.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4.

Prereq: ARTIS 230 or permission of instructor
Introduction to 3D modeling using computer and available software. Modeling, texturing, lighting, and rendering with respect to 3D object and still scene creation.

(1-4) Cr. 3.


Study and application of methods used by contemporary artists for the purpose of generating ideas for new work. Field trip.

Cr. 3.


Exploration of issues and directions in current art. Readings, discussions, and studio research projects to build an experimental and applied knowledge base for understanding each student's place in the contemporary art world.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.


Overview of American studio furniture since 1940 including noted makers, important examples, and diverse approaches. Discussion of workmanship and the principles of furniture design. Field trip.

(0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 202 or permission of instructor.
Design and production of basic furniture forms in wood. Introduction to power tools. Develop an individual design process including an understanding of scale and proportion. Develop a deeper understanding of wood and the social and environmental implications of choices in regards to materials and processes used in furniture production.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4.

Prereq: ARTIS 202 or permission of instructor.
Design and production of basic furniture forms in wood. Introduction to power tools. Develop an individual design process including an understanding of scale and proportion. Develop a deeper understanding of wood and the social and environmental implications of choices in regards to materials and processes used in furniture production.

(0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 204
Investigation of expressive forms and techniques in ceramics; introduction to throwing on the wheel, to exploration of utilitarian and sculptural approaches in the medium, and to glaze-making research and electric kiln firing.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4.

Prereq: ARTIS 204
Investigation of expressive forms and techniques in ceramics; introduction to throwing on the wheel, to exploration of utilitarian and sculptural approaches in the medium, and to glaze-making research and electric kiln firing.

(Cross-listed with BPM I). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: 6 credits in art and design and 3 credits in biological sciences
Studio basics and professional techniques in black & white, continuous tone, and color. Emphasis on tools, materials, and rendering.

(0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 203 or permission of instructor
Continued study of traditional and contemporary metalsmithing fabrication techniques applicable to jewelry and object construction, including container forms. Emphasis on design, modeling and rendering techniques and progressive skill development. Basic stone setting and lost wax casting introduced.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4.

Prereq: ARTIS 203 or permission of instructor
Continued study of traditional and contemporary metalsmithing fabrication techniques applicable to jewelry and object construction, including container forms. Emphasis on design, modeling and rendering techniques and progressive skill development. Basic stone setting and lost wax casting introduced.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: Open to ISA BFA majors
Contemporary issues in studio arts explored through lectures, presentations and critiques.

(Cross-listed with BPM I). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 323
Application of painting, drawing, and image making techniques to communication. Development of technical abilities using illustration software. Digital and print production techniques.

(Cross-listed with BPM I). (0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 326
Studio problems in illustration emphasizing composition and communication. Problem solving methodologies.

(0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: ARTIS 210 or ARTIS 229 or permission of instructor
Continuation and expansion of concepts and processes from introductory photography. The class begins with advanced film camera techniques and experimentation with medium format cameras. It then moves into digital and color photography while also addressing output and presentation. Emphasis will be on the use of photography for visual communication and creative expression.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: ARTIS 210 or ARTIS 229 or permission of instructor
Continuation and expansion of concepts and processes from introductory photography. The class begins with advanced film camera techniques and experimentation with medium format cameras. It then moves into digital and color photography while also addressing output and presentation. Emphasis will be on the use of photography for visual communication and creative expression.

(0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 230
Drawing from the human figure.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 230
Drawing from the human figure.

(3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: 200 level ISA studio courses, or permission of instructor
Exploration of alternative materials (primarily non-metallics, both natural and manufactured) applicable to the design and creation of small designed objects and adornment. Students will learn additive and reductive processes, experiment with found object inclusion, rubber mold- making, and resin casting. A series of finished pieces will result. Open to all majors in the College of Design.

(Cross-listed with ARCH). (1-4) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.


This course deals with three dimensional problems in visual invention, organization, and expression emphasizing creative manipulation of tools, materials, and techniques as means for three dimensional thinking. Projects cover the additive (modeling), subtractive (carving), substitutional (casting) as well as constructive techniques.

(Cross-listed with BPM I). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. S.

Prereq: ARTIS 327
Rendering techniques applied to different types of biological and scientific subjects emphasizing communication. The use of traditional and digital media. Term project required.

(0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 238 or ARTIS 213 and ARTIS 230
Painting using acrylic and oil media; composition and expression.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 238 or ARTIS 213 and ARTIS 230
Painting using acrylic and oil media; composition and expression.

(0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 214 or permission of instructor
Introduction to woven textile construction using commercial and hand-dyed yarns. Emphasis on technical development of weaving as a means for personal expression as well as an understanding of its role within the applied arts.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 214 or permission of instructor
Introduction to woven textile construction using commercial and hand-dyed yarns. Emphasis on technical development of weaving as a means for personal expression as well as an understanding of its role within the applied arts.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 214 or permission of instructor
Exploration of hand-dyeing and discharge methods on fabric to create complex surfaces. A variety of surface embellishment techniques will be introduced. Emphasis on technical skill development and research, as well as creative use of textile surface design techniques for artistic expression.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 214 or permission of instructor.
Exploration of hand-dyeing and discharge methods on fabric to create complex surfaces. A variety of surface embellishment techniques will be introduced. Emphasis on technical skill development and research, as well as creative use of textile surface design techniques for artistic expression.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 214 or permission of instructor
Textile hand-printing methods on fabric including block, stencil and screen-printing using dyes, discharging agents and pigments. Digital printing on fabric will be introduced. Experimental printing methods will also be explored. Emphasis on research and development of surface design techniques as a means for personal expression.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 214 or permission of instructor
Textile hand-printing methods on fabric including block, stencil and screen-printing using dyes, discharging agents and pigments. Digital printing on fabric will be introduced. Experimental printing methods will also be explored. Emphasis on research and development of surface design techniques as a means for personal expression.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 556). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and ARTIS 230
In-depth exploration of digital or traditional design and block cutting processes (computer/laser cutter/CNC router or drawing/chisels). Use relief printmaking to create a unified body of prints from those blocks. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking with study of contemporary trends.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and ARTIS 230
Explore the techniques and aesthetic qualities of black and white and color relief printmaking with woodcuts, computer/laser cutter/CNC router blocks, or photopolymer plates. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking with study of contemporary trends.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 557). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and 230
Explore the techniques and aesthetic qualities of black and white and color intaglio printmaking primarily through etching, aquatint, laser-cut plates and collagraph processes. Students will generate imagery through traditional drawing, collage and digital processes. Unique, one-of-a-kind black and white and color prints from Plexiglas will also be introduced. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking for artistic expression.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 557H). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and ARTIS 230
Explore the techniques and aesthetic qualities of black and white and color intaglio printmaking primarily through etching, aquatint, laser-cut plates and collagraph processes. Students will generate imagery through traditional drawing, collage and digital processes. Unique, one-of-a-kind black and white and color prints from Plexiglas will also be introduced. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking for artistic expression.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 558). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and credit or enrollment in ARTIS 230
Examine the techniques and aesthetic qualities of lithography primarily through hand-drawn and photographic plates. Students may generate imagery through traditional drawing, collage or digital processes. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking for artistic expression. For those taking the course for a second semester, focus is on stone lithography and increased work with color.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and credit or enrollment in ARTIS 230
Examine the techniques and aesthetic qualities of lithography primarily through hand-drawn and photographic plates. Students may generate imagery through traditional drawing, collage or digital processes. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking for artistic expression. For those taking the course for a second semester, focus is on stone lithography and increased work with color.

(0-6) Cr. 3. F.S.


An introduction to issues of design and fabrication of furniture focusing on sustainability. Exploration of the effect of consumers on design and how this affects our environment and our global society.

(0-6) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Junior level standing in the University
The artist/designer's role in sustainable development with a focus on cultural understanding of the collaborating communities. Class discussion, visual exercises, and the creation of creative collaborative service-learning projects such as product design, habitat design, and visual arts projects. Preorientation for travel to Ghana in ARTIS 363.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(0-6) Cr. 3. SS.

Prereq: ARTIS 362
Traveling studio to Ghana, West Africa; an experiential tour of arts and history combined with design focused collaborative service-learning projects. Projects may include product development, design consultation, sustainable building design, and learning and teaching of visual arts. Student teams will develop projects in partnership with Ghanaians.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(2-0) Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: Junior classification in ISA BFA curriculum.
Introduction to professional practices including development of portfolio (visual and written components). Lecture and presentation topics include applying to graduate school, internships, applying for jobs, grants/funding opportunities, professional networking, exhibition opportunities, and best practices for studio artists. Half-semester course. Required of all ISA majors.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 507). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits.

Prereq: ARTIS 308
Animation techniques using the computer and available software. Principles of character animation. Prior knowledge of modeling, lighting, texturing and rendering with available software is assumed.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 507H). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits.

Prereq: ARTIS 308
Animation techniques using the computer and available software. Principles of character animation. Prior knowledge of modeling, lighting, texturing and rendering with available software is assumed.

(0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 308
Animation techniques using the computer and available software. Principles of animation. Prior knowledge of modeling, lighting, texturing, animation and rendering with computer and available software is assumed.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 308
Animation techniques using the computer and available software. Principles of animation. Prior knowledge of modeling, lighting, texturing, animation and rendering with computer and available software is assumed.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 509). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Programming emphasis: COM S 227, COM S 228, COM S 229 or equivalent in engineering; art or graphics emphasis: ARTIS 230 and ARTIS 308; writing emphasis: an English course in creative writing or writing screen plays; business or marketing students: Junior classification
Independent project based creation and development of "frivolous and non-frivolous" computer games in a cross-disciplinary team. Projects require cross-disciplinary teams. Aspects of Indie development and computer/video game history will be discussed.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 520). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 320
Design and creation of more complex furniture forms with consideration of precedents and innovative techniques and approaches. Continued development of a unique personal approach to the design and making of furniture. Refine your sensitivity to wood and understand the social and environmental implications of various materials used in furniture design and production.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 520H). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 320
Design and creation of more complex furniture forms with consideration of precedents and innovative techniques and approaches. Continued development of a unique personal approach to the design and making of furniture. Refine your sensitivity to wood and understand the social and environmental implications of various materials used in furniture design and production.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 522). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 322 for enrollment in ARTIS 422; graduate standing or permission of instructor for enrollment in ARTIS 522
Creation of a body of work in personal ceramic forms and unique surface treatments. Gas Kiln firings, research into contemporary ceramic artists and development of a body of increasingly skilled work are emphasized. Students are expected to be capable of independent studio work and take responsibility for kiln firings.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 322 for enrollment in ARTIS 422; graduate standing or permission of instructor for enrollment in ARTIS 522
Creation of a body of work in personal ceramic forms and unique surface treatments. Gas Kiln firings, research into contemporary ceramic artists and development of a body of increasingly skilled work are emphasized. Students are expected to be capable of independent studio work and take responsibility for kiln firings.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 524). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 324 or permission of instructor
Emphasis on metal fabrication and hollow construction techniques applicable to jewelry, functional objects and sculptural art forms. Processes introduced include raising, forming, and anticlastic shell forming techniques. Introduction to mechanisms and tool making. Advanced students are encouraged to integrate alternative materials and technologies. A focus is placed on independent research, professional engagement and portfolio development.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 524H). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 324 or permission of instructor
Emphasis on metal fabrication and hollow construction techniques applicable to jewelry, functional objects and sculptural art forms. Processes introduced include raising, forming, and anticlastic shell forming techniques. Introduction to mechanisms and tool making. Advanced students are encouraged to integrate alternative materials and technologies. A focus is placed on independent research, professional engagement and portfolio development.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 529). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 329
Independent, advanced work in traditional alternative and/or digital photographic processes. Emphasis is on development of a unified body of work and research into contemporary photographers and aesthetic concern.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 329
Independent, advanced work in traditional alternative and/or digital photographic processes. Emphasis is on development of a unified body of work and research into contemporary photographers and aesthetic concern.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 530). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 330
Figurative and/or non-figurative drawing with advanced work in media, composition, and theory.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 330
Figurative and/or non-figurative drawing with advanced work in media, composition, and theory.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 532). (0-6) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: For ARTIS 432: DSN S 131, plus ARTIS 230, ARTIS 330, or instructor permission. For ARTIS 532, Graduate classification or instructor permission.
Studio course in drawing focusing on the fundamentals of communicating a narrative through sequential images in a variety of applications. Emphasis will be placed on visual research, ideation, concept art and process sketching.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 538). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 338
Figurative and non-figurative painting with advanced work in media, composition, and theory.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 338
Figurative and non-figurative painting with advanced work in media, composition, and theory.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 547). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 347 or permission of instructor.
Exploration of hand-printing methods on fabric including block, stencil, and screen-printing using dyes, discharging agents, and pigments. Individualized research and development of surface design techniques as means for personal expression.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 548). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Junior classification in either College of Design or Apparel, Merchandising, & Design
This hands-on studio course will allow students to explore digital printing technology and its application to textile design for those working within industry as well as independent studio practitioners. Digital design development includes pattern repeats and photo manipulation to create unique textile designs for fashion, interior and fine art applications.

(0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 356, ARTIS 357, or ARTIS 358, and permission of instructor
Independent, advanced work in printmaking processes. Emphasis is on development of a unified body of work and research into contemporary artists.

(0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 356, ARTIS 357, or ARTIS 358, and permission of instructor
Independent, advanced work in printmaking processes. Emphasis is on development of a unified body of work and research into contemporary artists.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 573). (0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 212 or permission of instructor for enrollment in ARTIS 473; graduate standing or permission of instructor for enrollment in ARTIS 573
Usage of professional video editing software and application of best practices for video production and post-production to realize original artworks. Creation of narrative and non-narrative videos and site specific video installations. Prominent examples in the history of video art provide context for the coursework. Non-repeatable for graduate students.

(0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 212 or Permission of Instructor.
Create software and integrate the sensors required to create interactive artworks, video games, and installations. Prominent examples in the history of interactive art provides context for the coursework.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 582). Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Special issues related to studio art. Topics vary each time offered.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed craft design coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Student must have completed coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1. F.S.

Prereq: Enrollment in Post Baccalaureate Program.
Exhibition of artwork completed in the Post Baccalaureate program, required for fulfillment of certificate. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

(1-0) Cr. 1.

Prereq: Permission of instructor and planned enrollment in ARTIS 495
Cultural and historical aspects of art and design in Western Europe in preparation for study abroad. Area of study varies each time offered. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 595). Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification, ARTIS 494 or equivalent, permission of instructor
International study abroad program in western Europe. Visits to design studios, art museums, and educational facilities. Related activities depending on specific area of study which may vary each time offered.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. R. Repeatable.

Prereq: Concurrent enrollment in an art and design studio or integrated studio arts course and permission of instructor
Study and tours of museums, galleries, artist and/or designer studios and other areas of interest within art and design. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: Advanced classification in a department curriculum
Written approval of supervising instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment. Supervised experience with a cooperating artist or studio. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: ARTIS 399 and senior classification in the ISA BFA Curriculum.
Capstone experience for the BFA degree, including the refinement of a final portfolio (visual and written components). Guest lecturers cover range of topics relevant to the professional practice of art and design. Course culminates in the planning, design and installation of the BFA group exhibition in a formal gallery setting. Half-semester course. Required of all ISA majors.

Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 305). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: 6 credits of 200 level studio or permission of instructor
Using techniques of the collage and assemblage, this course will explore the significance of recycling, sustainable methods of art making, and thrift-store culture as medium and subject matter for artists. Through selected readings, slide presentations, and studio activities, we will address the environmental cause and effect of materials and methods, consumption and waste, and one's personal responsibility as stewards for the planet we share. Emphasis will be on conceptual development.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 407). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits.

Prereq: ARTIS 308
Animation techniques using the computer and available software. Principles of character animation. Prior knowledge of modeling, lighting, texturing and rendering with available software is assumed.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 407H). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits.

Prereq: ARTIS 308
Animation techniques using the computer and available software. Principles of character animation. Prior knowledge of modeling, lighting, texturing and rendering with available software is assumed.

(0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: ARTIS 408 or graduate classification and permission of instructor
Further investigations begun in ARTIS 408. Attention given to the workflow and management of creating animation and visualizations.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 409). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Programming emphasis: COM S 227, COM S 228, COM S 229 or equivalent in engineering; art or graphics emphasis: ARTIS 230 and ARTIS 308; writing emphasis: an English course in creative writing or writing screen plays; business or marketing students: Junior classification
Independent project based creation and development of "frivolous and non-frivolous" computer games in a cross-disciplinary team. Projects require cross-disciplinary teams. Aspects of Indie development and computer/video game history will be discussed.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Readings and discussion of university level design education issues, studio/classroom observation, development of a teaching philosophy, lesson planning and presentation.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 420). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 320
Design and creation of more complex furniture forms with consideration of precedents and innovative techniques and approaches. Continued development of a unique personal approach to the design and making of furniture. Refine your sensitivity to wood and understand the social and environmental implications of various materials used in furniture design and production.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 420H). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 320
Design and creation of more complex furniture forms with consideration of precedents and innovative techniques and approaches. Continued development of a unique personal approach to the design and making of furniture. Refine your sensitivity to wood and understand the social and environmental implications of various materials used in furniture design and production.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 422). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 322 for enrollment in ARTIS 422; graduate standing or permission of instructor for enrollment in ARTIS 522
Creation of a body of work in personal ceramic forms and unique surface treatments. Gas Kiln firings, research into contemporary ceramic artists and development of a body of increasingly skilled work are emphasized. Students are expected to be capable of independent studio work and take responsibility for kiln firings.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 424). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 324 or permission of instructor
Emphasis on metal fabrication and hollow construction techniques applicable to jewelry, functional objects and sculptural art forms. Processes introduced include raising, forming, and anticlastic shell forming techniques. Introduction to mechanisms and tool making. Advanced students are encouraged to integrate alternative materials and technologies. A focus is placed on independent research, professional engagement and portfolio development.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 424H). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 324 or permission of instructor
Emphasis on metal fabrication and hollow construction techniques applicable to jewelry, functional objects and sculptural art forms. Processes introduced include raising, forming, and anticlastic shell forming techniques. Introduction to mechanisms and tool making. Advanced students are encouraged to integrate alternative materials and technologies. A focus is placed on independent research, professional engagement and portfolio development.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 429). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 329
Independent, advanced work in traditional alternative and/or digital photographic processes. Emphasis is on development of a unified body of work and research into contemporary photographers and aesthetic concern.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 430). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 330
Figurative and/or non-figurative drawing with advanced work in media, composition, and theory.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 432). (0-6) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: For ARTIS 432: DSN S 131, plus ARTIS 230, ARTIS 330, or instructor permission. For ARTIS 532, Graduate classification or instructor permission.
Studio course in drawing focusing on the fundamentals of communicating a narrative through sequential images in a variety of applications. Emphasis will be placed on visual research, ideation, concept art and process sketching.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 438). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 338
Figurative and non-figurative painting with advanced work in media, composition, and theory.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 447). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 347 or permission of instructor.
Exploration of hand-printing methods on fabric including block, stencil, and screen-printing using dyes, discharging agents, and pigments. Individualized research and development of surface design techniques as means for personal expression.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 448). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Junior classification in either College of Design or Apparel, Merchandising, & Design
This hands-on studio course will allow students to explore digital printing technology and its application to textile design for those working within industry as well as independent studio practitioners. Digital design development includes pattern repeats and photo manipulation to create unique textile designs for fashion, interior and fine art applications.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 356). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and ARTIS 230
In-depth exploration of digital or traditional design and block cutting processes (computer/laser cutter/CNC router or drawing/chisels). Use relief printmaking to create a unified body of prints from those blocks. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking with study of contemporary trends.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 357). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and 230
Explore the techniques and aesthetic qualities of black and white and color intaglio printmaking primarily through etching, aquatint, laser-cut plates and collagraph processes. Students will generate imagery through traditional drawing, collage and digital processes. Unique, one-of-a-kind black and white and color prints from Plexiglas will also be introduced. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking for artistic expression.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 357H). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and ARTIS 230
Explore the techniques and aesthetic qualities of black and white and color intaglio printmaking primarily through etching, aquatint, laser-cut plates and collagraph processes. Students will generate imagery through traditional drawing, collage and digital processes. Unique, one-of-a-kind black and white and color prints from Plexiglas will also be introduced. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking for artistic expression.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 358). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and credit or enrollment in ARTIS 230
Examine the techniques and aesthetic qualities of lithography primarily through hand-drawn and photographic plates. Students may generate imagery through traditional drawing, collage or digital processes. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking for artistic expression. For those taking the course for a second semester, focus is on stone lithography and increased work with color.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 358H). (0-6) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: ARTIS 206 and credit or enrollment in ARTIS 230
Examine the techniques and aesthetic qualities of lithography primarily through hand-drawn and photographic plates. Students may generate imagery through traditional drawing, collage or digital processes. Emphasis is on experimental and creative use of printmaking for artistic expression. For those taking the course for a second semester, focus is on stone lithography and increased work with color.

(2-0) Cr. 2.

Prereq: Admission into graduate program in the College of Design
Ongoing critiques and dialog about progress of studio projects. Graduate students will learn to articulate their ideas from concept to creation. Emphasis will be on the examination of professional practices of artists.

(2-0) Cr. 2.

Prereq: Admission into graduate program in the College of Design
Ongoing critiques and dialog about progress of studio projects. Graduate students will learn to articulate their ideas from concept to creation. Emphasis will be on the examination of creative business opportunities related to students’ areas of interest.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Repeatable, maximum of 4 credits.

Prereq: Admission into graduate program in the College of Design
Ongoing weekly critiques and dialog about sources, methods, and progress of studio projects. Graduate students will learn to articulate their ideas from concept to creation. The interaction of students at different levels in a broad spectrum of studio courses will reveal commonalities and connections between all of the visual arts, accelerating individual creative development.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 473). (0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 212 or permission of instructor for enrollment in ARTIS 473; graduate standing or permission of instructor for enrollment in ARTIS 573
Usage of professional video editing software and application of best practices for video production and post-production to realize original artworks. Creation of narrative and non-narrative videos and site specific video installations. Prominent examples in the history of video art provide context for the coursework. Non-repeatable for graduate students.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 482). Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Special issues related to studio art. Topics vary each time offered.

Cr. arr. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area
Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. SS.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Intensive 2 to 4 week studio exploration. Topics vary each time offered and may have prerequisites.

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 495). Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification, ARTIS 494 or equivalent, permission of instructor
International study abroad program in western Europe. Visits to design studios, art museums, and educational facilities. Related activities depending on specific area of study which may vary each time offered.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Courses for graduate students:

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Research strategies related to fine art and technology. Application of selected methods to specific issues.

(0-6) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor.
Exploration and application of media with various materials, methods and ideas.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Graduate classification and approval of POS committee
Supervised off-campus learning experience with a prominent artist, designer, or firm.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor.
Selected issues in contemporary studio arts. Topics and readings vary each time offered.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Research in Integrated Studio Arts.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Research thesis.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.


Research exhibition.