Printmaking

Learning Outcomes

  • Discover the possibilities and limitations of basic mono print, transfer, relief and intaglio printmaking.
  • Demonstrate personal progress in technical and expressive printmaking skills.
  • Challenge conceptual and technical approaches.
  • Experiment with advanced design skills and principles using replication.
  • Master technical and expressive printmaking skills to articulate symbolic and personal iconography.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history of printmaking and examine contemporary printmaking trends and artists.

Learning Environment

Printmaking learning environment

Curriculum

First Year
FALL
ART A105 - Beginning Drawing
ART A111 - Two Dimensional Design
ART A113 - Three Dimensional Design
ENGL A111 - Methods of Written Communication
MATH - Quantitative Skills
SPRING
ART A205 - Intermediate Drawing
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
ENGL - 200 Level Written Communications
COMM - Oral Communications
GER - Natural Sciences with Lab 
Second Year
FALL
ART A261 - History of World Art I
ART A211 - Beginning Printmaking
ART A203 - Intro to Art Education
GER/CAS - ANTH A250
GER/CAS - HIST A101
SPRING
ART A262 - History of World Art II
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
ART A311 - Intermediate Printmaking
GER/CAS - HIST A102
GER/CAS - American Culture
Third Year
FALL
ART A315 or A415 - Intermediate or Advanced Printmaking
PHIL A401 - Aesthetics
Major Elective - U.D. Non-Art
Major Elective - Art/Non-Art U.D. Elective
GER/CAS - Introduction to Literature
SPRING
ART - Secondary Emphasis/U.D. Studio
Major Elective - U.D. Non-Art
Major Elective - Art/Non-Art U.D. Elective
GER/CAS - Natural Sciences
GER/CAS - Ways of Knowing
Fourth Year
FALL
ART - U.D. Art History
ART - Secondary Emphasis/U.D. Studio
ART A491 - Senior Seminar
GER/CAS - Fine Arts
Elective - Non-Art
SPRING
ART - U.D. Art History
ART A311 or ART A411 - Intermediate or Advanced Printmaking
GER/CAS - Social Behavior
Elective - U.D/Non-U.D. Non-Art
Elective - Non-Art
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