Discover your unique voice through a rigorous process of training, questioning and discovery.

We foster an intimate community of artists who develop the tools to excel in the global art world through collaboration, experimentation and risk taking.

Curriculum is subject to change.

Fine Art Track

TERM 1
Writing Studio OR Writing Studio: Intensive 3
Re-Thinking Art 3
One on One A 1
Drawing 1 3
Design 1 (PHO/ART) OR Design 1 (FIL) OR Design 1 (ADT, ILL, GPK) 3
Materials of Art & Design 3
TERM 2
History of Art 1 OR History of Art 2 3
Take two of the following: Painting 1 OR Sculpture 1 OR Installation 1 OR Social Practice 1 OR Video 1 OR Photography 1 6
Studio Practice 3
One on One B 1
TERM 3
Intro to Modernism 3
Sculpture 1 OR Painting 1 OR Installation 1 OR Video 1 OR Photography 1 OR Social Practice 1 3
One on One C 1
TERM 4
Art of Thinking: Philosophy 3
History of Art 3 3
Art: Structure and Systems 3
Visiting Artist Program 3
TERM 5
H&S Literature-type courses 3
5th Term Review 3
Visiting Artist Workshop 3
Studio art courses 3
TERM 6
Writing Tandem to Art and Design 3
Post Re-Thinking Art 3
Transdisciplinary Studio 3
TERM 7
Professional Practices for Artists 3
Senior Projects 1 3
Studio art courses 3
TERM 8
Senior Projects 2 3
Studio art courses 3
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Humanities & Sciences electives:
Humanities 3
Social Sciences 3
Science & Technology 3
Business & Professional Practice 3
Any of the above 9
Studio Electives 15
TOTAL
Total Required Units 120

Illustration Track

TERM 1
Writing Studio OR Writing Studio: Intensive 3
Re-Thinking Art 3
One on One A 1
Drawing Concepts 1 3
Design 1 (PHO/ART) OR Design 1 (FIL) OR Design 1 (ADT, ILL, GPK) 3
Materials of Art & Design 3
TERM 2
History of Art 1 OR History of Art 2 3
Painting 1 3
Studio Practice 3
Photography 1 OR Sculpture 1 OR Installation 1 OR Social Practice 1 3
One on One B 1
Composition & Drawing 3
TERM 3
Intro to Modernism 3
Photography 1 OR Sculpture 1 OR Installation 1 OR Social Practice 1 3
One on One C 1
Drawing for Illustration OR Analytical Figure Drawing 3
TERM 4
Art of Thinking: Philosophy 3
History of Art 3 3
Art: Structure and Systems 3
Visiting Artist Program 3
Illustrative Storytelling 3
TERM 5
5th Term Review 3
H&S Literature-type courses 3
Visiting Artist Workshop 3
TERM 6
Writing Tandem to Art & Design 3
Post Re-Thinking Art 3
Transdisciplinary Studio 3
TERM 7
Professional Practices for Artists 3
Studio Practice 3
Senior Projects 1 3
TERM 8
Senior Projects 2 3
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Humanities & Sciences electives:
Humanities 3
Social Sciences 3
Science & Technology 3
Business & Professional Practice 3
Any of the above 9
Studio Electives 15
TOTAL
Total Required Units 120

Designmatters Minor

Fine Art Curriculum Map Requirements: 18 credits
H+S Requirements 6 credits
Humanities & Sciences Electives (2) – Terms 5-8
Choose any two from a list of 15 to 20 H&S classes appropriate for Designmatters.
Studio Requirements 6 credits
ART-204 Art: Structure and Systems – Term 2
ART: Social Practice 1 – Terms 2-4
Designmatters Requirements 6 credits
TDS-TBD: Designmatters Real-World TDS -- Terms 6-8
ART-243: Socially Engaged Art (sponsored project) – Terms 6-8
Senior Projects
In addition, one of the two solo Senior Project presentations must be based around a project originating in the work done in Designmatters.