Photography / Digital Printmaking

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Photography
The Photography program provides students with skills, techniques, and principals of conventional darkroom practices, which form the framework for digital imaging in advance courses. Color photography, taught in combination with Photoshop, adds another dimension to creative control and expression along with multi-media applications. Advance courses in Studio Lighting, Alternative Processes, and Independent Study, are designed to allow the student to produce portfolios from collective experiences and photographic knowledge.

Photography has undergone a revitalization with the rapid evolution of digital imaging. The ease and efficiency in creating an image is unprecedented. People who have never picked up a camera before are engaged in the photographic process connecting us in ways that brings the world closer together. The rate in which content is produced and distributed is just short of a blink of an eye as we explore new ways to communicate our ideas.

The photography program embraces these technologies while enforcing the principles of light, color and image capture for print and the Web. We ground the student in the fundamentals of basic darkroom techniques with black and white film and chemistry in producing a finished print. Other courses challenge your approach to thematic concepts where you express ideas illustrated through the images you produce. Through digital applications you’ll learn about basic color theory, characteristics and behaviors and how color impacts the image. The program rounds out with studio lighting, alternative processes and multimedia production giving the student necessary skill sets and collaborative working environments reflecting the current trends of the global market.

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Photography

ARTP 050 Basic Photography. 3crs.
Introduction to the basic black and white photography methods, plus an overview of history of processes and aesthetics in photography.

ARTP 051 Intermediate Photography. 3crs.

ARTP 054 Alternative Process Photography. 3crs.

ARTP 055 Studio Photography. 3crs.

ARTP 056 Editorial Photography. 3crs.

ARTP 057 Senior Photography. 3crs.

ARTP 058. Problems in Photography. 3crs.

ARTP 059 Photography Independent Study 3crs.

ARTP 060 Photography Internship I. 3crs.

ARTP 061 Photography Internship II. 3crs.

ARTP 062 Digital Photography I. 3crs.

ARTP 062 Digital Photography II. 3crs.

ARTP 063 Digital Printmaking I. 3crs.

ARTP 064 Digital Printmaking II. 3crs.

ARTP 064 Independent Study Digital Printmaking. 3crs.


Printmaking
486-220. Social Graphics I. 3 crs.
Study of materials and techniques in graphics as a medium of communication, with a survey of historical precedents.

486-221. Social Graphics If. 3 crs.
Continuation of 486-220.

486-222. Printmaking I. 3 crs.
Exploration of various aspects in the field of visual communication, with diverse approaches in printmaking media and techniques.

486-223. Printmaking II. 3 crs.
Examines individual problems in graphics, with group and individual criticism.

486-224. Printmaking III. 3 crs.
Independent study in graphics, with tutorial and group criticism.

486-225. Printmaking IV. 3 crs.
Self-directed study in graphics, with periodic meetings with faculty.

486-226. Relief Printmaking. 3 crs.
Exploration of traditional methods as well as experimentation in new and combination techniques.

486-227. Printmaking Workshop V. 3 crs.
Individual problems in printmaking. Specific printmaking problems assigned by the instructor to individual graduate students. Problems usually fall within the aesthetical and technical parameters of the individual student’s graduate work in printmaking. Fall and Spring semesters.

486-228. Independent Work in Printmaking. 3 crs.
After the instructor’s approval of a preliminary proposal, the graduate student investigates a technical and/or creative area of printmaking and presents a cohesive body of work at the end of the semester. Periodic meetings with the instructor for evaluation of progress. Fall semester.

486-229. Independent Work in Printmaking. 3 crs.
After the instructor’s approval of a preliminary proposal, the graduate student investigates a technical and/or creative area of printmaking and presents a cohesive body of work at the end of the semester. Periodic meetings with the instructor for evaluation of progress. Spring semester.