Announcements and Handouts

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Week Announcements Handout and Readings
Week 1

First class meeting:
Tues. April 1, 9 a.m.
Art Annex, Critique Room #2104

Full Syllabus

Shahn excerpt (read for Thursday)

Program Covenant

Portrait Lecture Series handout

Painting Workshops and Assignments handout

Week 2
  lisa's lecture on color theory (including the names of artists and titles of works)
Week 3

Figurative Ceramic artist Patti Warashina speaking on campus
at 3:30 p.m. Tues. April 15 Lecture Hall 1

transparent/opaque paint list for glazing assignment

Patti Warashina's artists' website

Week 4

James Luna is the Art Symposium lecturer, Tues. April 22 at 6 p.m. Mr. Luna will present a performance on Fri. April 25 (time TBA).
Tickets will be necessary to attend the April 25 performance. TESC students who would like to reserve tickets should stop by the box office (located in the Communications Building on the ground floor) between 12-3 M-F to put their names on a reservation list. Tickets can be picked up at the event beginning 90-to-15 minutes prior to the event. Reserved tickets will be released 15 minutes before the performance if not picked up.

Portraiture: Facing the Subject by Woodall

James Luna artist website

Week 5


The Mirror and the Mask excerpts available only in hardcopy on library reserve
Week 6


Spectacular Bodies excerpts
Week 7

The Changing View of Man excerpt


The Fiction of the Pose excerpt

National Portrait Gallery website / Triennial Portrait Competition

Week 8

Michael Magrath is the Art Symposium lecturer, Tues. May 20 3:30 p.m. Lecture Hall 1

Portrait Exam Study guide is ready! here and on the Research page. The guide will include all the questions that may be asked on the final exam. Use your notes and the PDFs of research papers to answer the questions on the guide.

Michael Magrath art website link
Week 9

Portfolio Submission checklist

Self evaluation workshop

Week 10

Mandatory Painting Studio clean up Thurs., June 5, 9 a.m.

Portfolios due following studio clean up (12 p.m.)

Evaluation conference schedule is posted outside Lisa's office door Seminar II e 4106.