Department of Art - 2010-2011
Department Chairperson: Charles A. Wright
Department Office: Garwood Hall 32
Department Telephone: (309) 298-1549 Fax: (309) 298-2605
- Janece Clough, M.F.A., University of Wisconsin
- Donald E. Crouch, M.F.A., State University of Iowa
- Charles A. Wright, M.F.A., Washington University
Associate Graduate Faculty
- William Howard, B.F.A., Colorado State University
- Jenny Knavel, M.F.A., University of Wisconsin
- Julie Mahoney, M.F.A., Wayne State University
- Kathleen Myers, M.F.A., Miami University
- Bruce Walters, M.F.A., University of Wisconsin
- Susan Czechowski, M.F.A., Syracuse University
- Keith Holz, Ph.D., Northwestern University
- Damon McArthur, M.F.A., The American University
- Tim Waldrop, M.F.A., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
- Brett Eberhardt, M.F.A., Syracuse University
- Ta-Teh Ku, Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington
- Carol Longley, Ph.D., R.D., Iowa State University
- Vince Palacios, M.F.A., Alfred University
Art Education (ARTE)
438G Art in Secondary Education.
(3, repeatable to 9)
Reading, research, discussion, and evaluation of high school art curricula,
with a focus on the needs of the students. Prerequisite: ART 339.
439G High School Art Methods. (3) Students are involved in selecting those learning objectives and situations which emanate from a meaningful art curriculum for the secondary school student. Prerequisites: ART 101, 102, 361, or 360/460, or permission of the instructor.
461G Arts and Crafts for Special Education. (3) A course designed to acquaint the teacher or counselor with the theory and practice of presenting art and crafts experiences that are therapeutically and/or educationally applicable to the physically, mentally, and emotionally disabled.
Art History (ARTH)
485G Research in Art History. (3,
repeatable to 9)
An intensive study of a special area of art history selected with the
instructor. Prerequisite: Written permission of the instructor.
These courses in art history are designed to give
students an opportunity for specialized study in specific areas of the history
of art. Such courses may deal with a significant artist and his/her times, with
a significant movement, or with significant developments in the history of art.
Material covered may not be the same each time the course is offered.
Instructors are assigned on the basis of their specialized knowledge, and
enrollment is limited since the courses are conducted as seminars. These
courses are repeatable, but with permission of the instructor to prevent
duplication of coverage. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
496G History of Contemporary Art. (3) A
survey of post-WWII developments in the visual arts. The primary focus is upon
Western art, but attention is also paid to developments in Asian, African, and
Latin American countries. The central interpretive ideas and concerns for the
course will be drawn from contemporary theory and criticism.
Art Studio (ARTS)
440G Studio Problems in Drawing. (1–3) Individual
problems in drawing selected with the instructor at registration. Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and permission of the instructor.
452G Studio Problems in Painting. (1–3) Assignments will be given individually based on previous efforts and will be directed toward the expansion of an idea and the content/subject matter. The course continues to investigate materials and techniques. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.
Table of Contents
- General Information
- Campus and Facilities
- University Services
- Special Programs
- Academic Guidelines
- Graduate School Policies
- Costs and Financial Assistance
- Programs of Study
- Integrated Baccalaureate/Master's Degrees
- Post-Baccalaureate Certificates
- Other Departments Offering Courses for Graduate Credit