Courses

Undergraduate Courses Fall 2019

STUDIO ART
FALL 2019 COURSE SCHEDULE

ARS 105: The Creative Process

An introduction to the creative process in art making and conceptual tools for understanding the visual arts from the perspective of the artist. Students learn about various methods, terms and approaches of the creative process through demonstrations, lectures and discussions on related themes. By placing art in context of today’s issues, this course enables students to gain insight into the significance of creativity in its many physical and intellectual manifestations.

DEC:     D
SBC:     ARTS

3 credits

ARS 105 01 The Creative Process 
MW 8:30 AM 9:50 AM Frey 216 Maya Schindler

ARS 105 02 The Creative Process
TUTH 1:00 PM 2:20 PM Staller 1000 Izumi Ashizawa

ARS 154 Foundations: Drawing

Fundamentals of drawing with a focus on developing technical and perceptual skills in hand-eye coordination and the ability to draw from observation using a variety of media. Conceptual and expressive possibilities of drawing explored within a range of subject matter that includes still life, the figure, landscape, and the study of the drawings of major artists, past and present.

DEC:     D
SBC:     ARTS

3 credits

ARS 154 L01 Foundations: Drawing  
MW 10:00 AM 12:50 PM Staller 4218 Lorena Salcedo-Watson

ARS 154 L02 Foundations: Drawing
MW 1:00 PM 3:50 PM Staller 4218 Maya Schindler

ARS 154 L03 Foundations: Drawing
MW 4:00 PM 6:50 PM Staller 4218 Stuart Balius

ARS 154 L04 Foundations: Drawing
TUTH 10:00 AM 12:50 PM Staller 4218 Joseph Santarpia

ARS 154 L05 Foundations: Drawing
TUTH 1:00 PM 3:50 PM Staller 4218 TBA

ARS 154 L06 Foundations: Drawing
TUTH 4:00 PM 6:50 PM Staller 4218 Jason Paradis

ARS 205 Foundations: Idea and Form

An exploration of the basic building blocks of artistic practice and aesthetic analysis. Projects, readings, presentations, and discussions are used to examine the impact cultural, environmental and social context have on meaning and perception in art and visual culture. Projects are organized around themes such as line, plane, volume, color, composition, pattern, scale, narrative, performance, light and time. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

DEC:     D
SBC:     ARTS

3 credits

ARS 205 L01 Foundations: Idea and Form
TUTH 1:00 PM 3:50 PM Staller 4232 Jason Paradis

ARS 205 L02 Foundations: Idea and Form
MW 4:00 PM 6:50 PM Staller 4232 Marta Baumiller

ARS 205 L03 Foundations: Idea and Form
TUTH 10:00 AM 12:50 PM Staller 4232 Annemarie Waugh

ARS 205 L04 Foundations: Idea and Form
TUTH 4:00 PM 6:50 PM Staller 4232 TBA

ARS 225: Introduction to Digital Art

A hands-on introduction to the use of computers in the fine arts. Students explore image creation/manipulation, digital publishing and moving image through lecture, lab and discussion. Emphasis is on the expressive potential of the technology. No prior computer experience is required. Study of the history and impact of digital media on the arts and contemporary culture contextualize practical assignments. This course serves as preparation for further study in electronic media. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

Advisory Prerequisite: ARS 205

DEC:     D
SBC:     ARTSTECH

3 credits

ARS 225 01 Introduction to Digital Art
MW 4:00 PM 6:50 PM Staller 4255 Carter Johnson

ARS 225 02 Introduction to Digital Art
TUTH 4:00 PM 6:50 PM Staller 1301 Qin Han

ARS 225 04 Introduction to Digital Art
TUTH 1:00 PM 3:50 PM Staller 1301 Ian Paul

ARS 225 05 Introduction to Digital Art
MW 1:00 PM 3:50 PM Staller 4255 Carter Johnson

ARS 255: Introductory Painting

Introductory painting in oils or acrylics. The various media, tools, and techniques of painting and of preparing surfaces for painting are explored. Continues the work of ARS 154 in the traditional areas of landscape, still life, and figure, as well as in perspective, foreshortening, proportion, anatomy, and color theory. One or two field trips to New York City museums and galleries may be required.

Prerequisite: ARS 154

3 credits

ARS 255 L02 Introductory Painting
MW 10:00 AM 12:50 PM Staller 4253 Howardena Pindell

ARS 256: Introductory Sculpture 

An introduction to sculpture. Students will learn basic skills and concepts relevant to 3-D creation, using a variety of materials and techniques. Specific sequentially organized projects in armature building, modeling, casting, and wood construction to develop technical skills, in conjunction with lectures, group critiques and discussions. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

Prerequisite: ARS 154 or ARS 205

3 credits

ARS 256 L02 Introductory Sculpture
MW 1:00 PM 3:50 PM Staller 0045 Nobuho Nagasawa

ARS 264: Introductory Ceramics

Investigation of ceramic ware and ceramic sculpture utilizing a wide variety of approaches in earthenware and stoneware clay bodies. The course offers a technical and conceptual foundation for clay construction, low- and high-fire glazing, and multiple finishing techniques using gas and electric firing processes. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

Prerequisite: ARS 154

3 credits

ARS 264 L01 Introductory Ceramics
TUTH 10:00 AM 12:50 PM Staller 0052 Toby Buonagurio

ARS 274: Introductory Printmaking

An introduction to printmaking. Demonstrations and lectures treat printmaking techniques and print shop procedures. Students are introduced to intaglio (etching, drypoint, engraving), relief (wood block, line block) monoprinting, and if time permits, lithography. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

Prerequisite: ARS 154

3 credits

ARS 274 L01 Introductory Printmaking
TUTH 1:00 PM 3:50 PM Staller 4263 Martin Levine

ARS 281: Introductory Photography

An introduction to the creative techniques and visual grammar of contemporary photographic image production. This course presents core camera operations, lens-based techniques, and software applications used in digital image processing and output. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information. Estimated cost of supplies is $450, in addition to the course fee.

DEC:     D
SBC:     ARTSTECH

3 credits

ARS 281 L01 Introductory Photography
TUTH 10:00 AM 12:50 PM Staller 4255 Isak Berbic

ARS 281 L02 Introductory Photography
MW 1:00 PM 3:50 PM Staller 1301 Patricia Maurides

ARS 281 L03 Introductory Photography
MW 4:00 PM 6:50 PM Staller 1301 Jauzzle France

ARS 325 Digital Arts: Print

An exploration of the practical, aesthetic, social, political, and ethical issues at stake in digital imaging. Students use contemporary compositing techniques as well as 2 and 3D printing to create digital art, including digital prints, artist’s books, and data visualization. Hybrid digital and analog image making techniques are also explored. An introduction to the practice and theory of constructed digital art and design through lecture, labs, readings and art production. Students use contemporary compositing, page layout and design techniques to create image centered works of art, including digital prints, artist’s books, data based visualization, and installations. Hybrid combinations of digital and analog image making techniques are also explored. Study of the history and impact of digital print media on the arts and contemporary culture contextualize practical assignments. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

Prerequisite: ARS 225 or ARS 281 or CDT 208

SBC:     HFA+

3 credits

ARS 325 01 Digital Arts: Print
TUTH 7:00 PM 7:50 PM Staller 1301 Qin Han

ARS 325 L01 Digital Arts: Print
TUTH 8:00 PM 9:20 PM Staller 1301 Qin Han

ARS 327 Digital Arts: Web Design & Culture

An exploration of the practice and history of art on the Internet through lecture, project production, discussion and critique. Students create content for the web and mobile platforms while examining historical, and theoretical issues related to art and design on the Internet. Images, text, sound, and code are used to create web-based artworks and informational sites in response to course content. Emphasis is on creative use of current web technologies and software, as well as an examination of the cultural implications of the web. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

Prerequisite: CDT 208 or ARS 225

DEC:     H
SBC:     STAS

3 credits

ARS 327 01 Digital Arts:WebDesign&Culture
TUTH 10:00 AM 12:50 PM Staller 1301 Ian Paul

ARS 351 Painting II: Theory & Practice

Painting and drawing studio; practice and theory stressing exploration of media and crafts, historical styles, and individual development.

Prerequisite: ARS 154 and ARS 255

SBC:     HFA+

3 credits

ARS 351 01 Painting II: Theory & Practice
TUTH 10:00 AM 12:20 PM Staller 4253 Jason Paradis

ARS 359: Theory & Practice of Conceptual Drawing 

Painting and drawing studio; practice and theory stressing exploration of media and crafts, historical styles, and individual development.

Prerequisite: ARS 154 and ARS 255

SBC:     HFA+

3 credits

ARS 359 01 Theor & Pract Conceptual Drawing
MW 10:00 AM 12:20 PM Staller 4222 Maya Schindler

ARS 365: Theory & Practice of Sculpture: Welding, Construction and Intermedia

A range of techniques, materials and ways to approach sculpture will be explored. The class will consist of technical demonstrations in wood constructions, plasma cutting, welding, forming, forging in metal, and related concepts and techniques in intermedia. Through lectures, critiques and discussions, the course will also address the various stages of planning, from conceptualizing the idea, gathering materials, to physical and material considerations. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

Prerequisite: ARS 256

SBC:     HFA+

3 credits

ARS 365 01 Sculpture: Wood,Weld,Constr,In
TUTH 1:00 PM 3:20 PM Staller 0041 Dan Richholt

ARS 374 Printmaking: Intaligo Process

Further development of the craft of black-and-white intaglio printing, utilizing various methods including dry point, engraving, etching, soft ground, and aquatint, with an emphasis on the history of printmaking. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

Prerequisite: ARS 274

SBC:     HFA+

3 credits

ARS 374 01 Printmaking: Intaglio Process
TUTH 10:00 AM 12:20 PM Staller 4263 Martin Levine

ARS 381: Color and Light Photography

An exploration of the creative aspects of color and light relationships with natural and artificial lighting. This course presents digital imaging techniques, critical color output, and use of the lighting studio. This course is repeatable to a maximum of 6 credits. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information. Estimated cost of supplies is $300 in addition to the course fee.

Prerequisite: ARS 281

SBC:     HFA+

3 credits

ARS 381 01 Color and Light Photography
TUTH 1:00 PM 3:20 PM Staller 4255 Isak Berbic

ARS 390: Topics in Studio Art

ARS 390 01 Topics in Studio Art – Art + the Brain
MW 10:00 AM 12:20 PM Staller 1301 Patricia Maurides

ARS 420 Studio Art Senior Seminar

ARS 420 S01 Studio Art Senior Seminar
W 4:00 PM 6:50 PM Staller 4222 Nobuho Nagasawa

ARS 465: Advanced Theory of Sculpture: Welding, Construction an Intermedia 

An advanced course in the theory, techniques, and methodology’s informed by contemporary studio practice and innovation. The class will consist of technical demonstrations, lectures, critiques and discussions. Emphasis is on creative content, and process, critical thinking, and experimentation. Increased ability in the articulation of three-dimensional form and space will be explored. May be repeated once, for a total of 6 credits. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/coursefees for more information.

Prerequisite: ARS 365

3 credits

ARS 465 01 Adv Sculp:Weld Constr &Interme
TUTH 1:00 PM 3:20 PM Staller 0041 Dan Richholt

ARS 471: Advanced Printmaking: Intaglio Process

Continued development of intaglio techniques, emphasizing a variety of multi-plate and single-plate color printing processes, and tailored to the individual requirements of advanced students. May be repeated once.

Prerequisite: ARS 374

3 credits

ARS 471 01 Adv Printmaking: Intaglio Proc
TUTH 10:00 AM 12:20 PM Staller 4263 Martin Levine

Advanced Printmaking: Lithography 

Continued development of lithographic techniques, emphasizing methods of stone and plate lithography and leading to the production of printed single- and multi-colored editions. May be repeated once.

Prerequisite: ARS 375

3 credit

ARS 472 L01 Adv Printmaking: Lithography
MW 2:00 PM Staller 4259 Lorena Salcedo-Watson

ARS 491: Topics in Studio Theory and Practice

ARS 491 L01 Topics in Studio Theory & Prac
TUTH 10:00 AM 11:55 AM Staller 1000 Izumi Ashizawa

ART HISTORY
FALL 2019 COURSE SCHEDULE

ARH 106 Art & Science

An introduction to the complex relationship between art and science: their intertwined histories, values, technologies, and ways of interpreting the natural world. Analysis of specific visual and textual examples, as well as engagement of broader social and cultural concerns. Develops critical and creative thinking skills crucial for both the sciences and humanities.

SBC: ARTS

3 credits

ARH 106 02 Art & Science
TUTH 4:00 PM 5:20 PM Staller 3216 Elise Armani

ARH 201: Arts of Africa 

An introduction to the arts of Africa from pre-colonial times to the present. These arts are examined within their social and cultural contexts in the service of politics, leadership and social integration, as objects of ritual and religious practice, and as evidence of aesthetic choices and individual achievements.

DEC:  D
SBC: ARTSGLO

3 credits

ARH 201 01 Arts of Africa
TUTH 1:00 PM 2:20 PM Staller 3220 Barbara Frank; TBA

ARH 202: Arts of the Ancient World

An introduction to the history of art with a focus on the Ancient Mediterranean World from the Neolithic to the rise of Islam. Works of art from this region are studied within the context of contemporaneous developments elsewhere in the world, as individual monuments with intrinsic aesthetic appeal and as expressions of the needs, ideals, and aspirations of the particular society and historical context within which they were created. Not for credit in addition to ARH 101.

DEC:     D
SBC:     ARTS

3 credits

ARH 202 01 Arts of the Ancient World
TUTH 8:30 AM 9:50 AM Staller 3220 Shoki Goodarzi; TBA

ARH 203: Arts of Asia

A general course on Far Eastern art covering India, China, and Japan from its beginnings to the present. Emphasis is on the major arts of painting and sculpture, with some reference to architecture.

DEC:     J
SBC: ARTSGLO

3 credits

ARH 203 01 Arts of Asia
MW 11:00 AM 12:20 PM Human 1006 Sohl Lee; Amy Kahng

ARH 204: Arts in the Age of Exploration

A general course on Far Eastern art covering India, China, and Japan from its beginnings to the present. Emphasis is on the major arts of painting and sculpture, with some reference to architecture.

DEC:   J
SBC:  ARTSGLO

3 credits

ARH 204 01 Arts in the Age of Exploration
TUTH 10:00 AM 11:20 AM Staller 3220 Karen Lloyd; Emily Finan

ARH 206: Modern Art

An introduction to the history of modern art, beginning with French Rococo and concluding with themes and concerns of a globally interconnected art world. Particular attention will be given to the rise of Modernism in Europe, the role of artists and artistic movements in social and political change, and the relationship of contemporary artistic practice to technology, social media and visual culture.

DEC:     D
SBC:     ARTS

3 credits

ARH 206 01 Modern Art
MW 10:00 AM 10:53 AM Human 1006 David Mather; TBA

ARH 206 R01 Modern Art
RECM 11:00 AM 11:53 AM Staller 3218 David Mather; TBA

ARH 206 R02 Modern Art
RECW 11:00 AM 11:53 AM Staller 3218 David Mather; TBA

ARH 206 R03 Modern Art
RECM 11:00 AM 11:53 AM Staller 3220 David Mather; TBA

ARH 206 R04 Modern Art
RECW 11:00 AM 11:53 AM Staller 3220 David Mather; TBA

ARH 207: Digital Media: History/Theory 

An introduction to historical and theoretical issues in digital media. Following discussion of basic concepts in studying digital media, the course focuses on examining the history of computer technologies, and their theoretical implications and cultural ramifications in the present.

DEC:  D
SBC:  ARTSTECH

3 credits

ARH 207 01 Digital Media: History/Theory
MW 5:30 PM 6:23 PM Staller 3220 Elizabeth Patterson; TBA

ARH 207 R01 Digital Media: History/Theory
MW 6:24 PM 6:50 PM Staller 3220 Elizabeth Patterson; TBA

ARH 208: History of Photography 

A historical survey of the technical, theoretical, and aesthetic development of black-and-white and color still photography and its close interrelationship with the evolution of modern art.

DEC:   G
SBC:  ARTS

3 credits

ARH 208 01 History of Photography
MW 11:00 AM 11:53 AM Lgt Eng 102 Brooke Belisle; TBA

ARH 208 R01 History of Photography
RECM 12:00 PM 12:53 PM Staller 3218 Brooke Belisle; TBA

ARH 208 R02 History of Photography
RECW 12:00 PM 12:53 PM Staller 3218 Brooke Belisle; TBA

ARH 208 R03 History of Photography
RECM 12:00 PM 12:53 PM Staller 3220 Brooke Belisle; TBA

ARH 208 R04 History of Photography
RECW 12:00 PM 12:53 PM Staller 3220 Brooke Belisle; TBA

ARH 209: Arts of the United States

An introduction to the history of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the United States from the late colonial period to World War II. Particular emphasis will be given to understanding art’s changing forms and meanings and its relationship to crucial themes and developments in American history: the impact of national expansion, for example, and of immigration, urbanization, and modernization more generally. The course will also focus on the varied images of American society created by artists of diverse class, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.

DEC:     K
SBC:     ARTSUSA

3 credits

ARH 209 01 Arts of the United States
TUTH 2:30 PM 3:50 PM Staller 3220 Alireza Sahafzadeh

ARH 210: Modern Art & the Moving Image

An introduction to film and video art technologies within modern and contemporary art practice. Surveys canonical works in experimental film, artist’s television, video installation and artist’s cinema from the 1910s to the present, situating these works in relation to larger movements in the visual and performing arts, and to the changing conventions of mainstream film and television.

DEC:     D
SBC:     ARTS

3 credits

ARH 210 01 Modern Art & the Moving Image
MW 2:30 PM 3:20 PM Frey 105 Andrew Uroskie; TBA

ARH 210 R01 Modern Art & the Moving Image
MW 3:21 PM 3:50 PM Frey 105 Andrew Uroskie; TBA

ARH 210 02 Modern Art & the Moving Image
TUTH 11:30 AM 12:20 PM Frey 316 Gabriella Shypula

ARH 210 R02 Modern Art & the Moving Image
TUTH 12:21 PM 12:50 PM Frey 316 Gabriella Shypula

ARH 302: Ancient Egyptian Art

Survey of art and architecture of ancient Egypt from the development of the first monumental art and architecture (c. 3000 B.C.) through the Early Christian era (c. 300 A.D.) focusing on culturally specific concepts of representation and aesthetics and the status and purposes of ancient Egyptian arts. The role of patronage, the uses of art and architecture in cult, in temples, and in tombs, and the relationship of art and politics are considered, along with the question of the place of Egyptian art within the development of world art and the concept of Egypt as the African origins of Western civilization.

Prerequisite: ARH 202

DEC:     J
SBC:     HFA+

3 credits ​ARH 302 01 Ancient Egyptian Art
TUTH 10:00 AM 11:20 AM Staller 3218 Shoki Goodarzi

ARH 336: The Computer and the Arts

An introduction to historical and theoretical issues in computational art. Following discussion of basic concepts in studying digital media, the course focuses on examining the history of computer technologies as they intersect with the arts and the theoretical, cultural and aesthetic ramifications of this intersection.

Prerequisite: ARH 207

DEC:     H
SBC:     STAS

3 credits

ARH 336 01 The Computer and the Arts
MW 4:00 PM 5:20 PM Staller 3218 Elizabeth Patterson

ARH 391: Topics in Global Art

ARH 391 01 Topics in Global Art – Global Postwar
MW 2:30 PM 3:50 PM Staller 3220 Sohl Lee

ARH 392: Topics in Modern Art

ARH 392 01 Topics in Modern Art -Futurism
MW 2:30 PM 3:50 PM Frey 217 David Mather

ARH 395: Topics in Visual Culture

ARH 395 01 Topics in Visual Culture – Virtual Reality
MW 5:30 PM 6:50 PM Staller 3218 Andrew Uroskie

ARH 400: Seminar in Art History and Criticism

ARH 400 S01 Seminar/Art History &Criticism – Contemp African Art
TU 10:00 AM 12:50 PM Staller 2205 Barbara Frank