This course is designed to extend the student's range of expression
and communication through art by encouraging in-depth exploration
of two and/or three-dimensional media, as well as challenge conceptual
issues of contemporary art. Students learn strategies for incorporating
new concepts and processes in the public school art classroom.
The course is offered on demand by prior arrangement with the
art department chair.
This course is designed to develop strategies for incorporating
creative approaches to instruction through an in-depth discussion
of visual art. Emphasis placed on recognizing creative behavior
in the classroom as well as enhancing/encouraging the creative
process in students. Learn how to apply such strategies in extending
student's artistic expression and communication and in encouraging
student's in-depth exploration of two and/or three-dimensional
media. The course is offered on demand by prior arrangement with
the art department chair.
This course is to provide a thorough understanding of the stylistic
developments in painting and sculpture from the mid 19th century
through Post-Modernism in contemporary art. It couples a
intense survey of these movements and the artists who fueled them
with discussions on employing art history concepts in art education
in the public schools.
This course consists of a discussion of Chinese painting, calligraphy,
sculpture and architecture, as well as folk art. Other consideration
will be given to a comparison of the Western painting with Chinese
painting, and Western sculpture and Chinese sculpture. Sculptures
of Qin, Han, and Tang Dynasties (220BC-907 AD) as well as paintings
of Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties (960-1911) will be given
special emphasis. Final attention will focus on the hands-on practice
of student in creating art works using Chinese traditional media.
This course consists of a discussion of aesthetics and philosophy
of eastern art. Eastern painting and sculpture will be introduced.
Major philosophy schools will be introduced. Various ways of appreciating
Eastern Art will be discussed. Differentiate Western art and Eastern
art. Other class topics consists of practical experience of creating
Chinese painting and calligraphy, as well as seal, using traditional
Chinese art media.
This course takes a comparative approach to a study of both Western
and Eastern art. Contents will focus on some of the topics so
as to discuss in greater depth: the relationship between nature
and human being, the evolution of imagery concepts, the methods
of expression, and other areas relating to cultural context. Arts
of a variety of media will be discussed. Learning experiences
will include exploratory activities of working with new technology,
including the Internet and CD-ROM.
This course consists of a discussion of development and aesthetics
of American art. American painting, sculpture, architecture, and
decorative arts will be introduced. Major art schools will be
introduced. Differences and similarities between American art
and European art, as well as various ways of appreciating American
art will be discussed.
Historical and aesthetic study of contemporary Chinese art, with
special focus on the impact of particular historic events, the
achievement of each main period, and the ongoing issue of modernity.
This course explores the nature of contemporary Chinese art while
probing to its development under the influence of Western arts.
The characteristics of Chinese art will be compared to those in
Europe and America as social and cultural phenomena. A critical
analysis of Chinese art after openings of economy and culture
to the international community is included.