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F14-W15 Y FA ARTH 1130 6.00 A Introduction to Art History

FA ARTH 1130 6.00 A - Introduction to Art History

Provides a set of introductory skills and knowledge for all subsequent studies in Art History. The course grounds students in three crucial knowledge bases: core research and writing skills; an introduction to the institutions of the art world (such as journals, museums and galleries) and an entry-level survey of the key areas of York's Art History curriculum. This may include art from Western, Asian, North American and other world traditions as well as international modern and contemporary art. Students will be engaged with course content through a blended model involving a combination of live lectures and tutorials and online content. Museum and gallery visits will also be used to provide students with opportunities to examine original artworks and to familiarize themselves with these institutions and the critical issues that surround them.

Malcolm Thurlby Download M 11:30 - 14:30 ACW 206
TUTR 1M 14:30 - 15:30 ACW 002
TUTR 2M 15:30 - 16:30 ACW 002
TUTR 4M 14:30 - 15:30 ACW 003
TUTR 5M 15:30 - 16:30 ACW 003
TUTR 7M 14:30 - 15:30 ACW 008
TUTR 8M 15:30 - 16:30 ACW 008
TUTR 10M 14:30 - 15:30 ACW 009
TUTR 12M 16:30 - 17:30 ACW 009
F14-W15 F FA ARTH 1900 3.00 A Art in the City

FA ARTH 1900 3.00 A - Art in the City

Introduces non-majors to art issues, practices, and research through an examination of the multifaceted art scene in Toronto. Explores the relationship between the cultural history of the city and the present art scene. Not open to Visual Arts Majors.

Richard W. Hill Download -
TUTR 2M 9:30 - 10:30 ACW 104
TUTR 3M 10:30 - 11:30 ACW 104
TUTR 4M 11:30 - 12:30 ACW 104
TUTR 6T 9:30 - 10:30 ACW 209
TUTR 7T 10:30 - 11:30 ACW 209
TUTR 8T 11:30 - 12:30 ACW 209
TUTR 10W 9:30 - 10:30 ACW 302
TUTR 11W 10:30 - 11:30 ACW 302
TUTR 12W 11:30 - 12:30 ACW 302
TUTR 13R 8:30 - 09:30 ACW 009
TUTR 14R 9:30 - 10:30 ACW 009
TUTR 15R 10:30 - 11:30 ACW 009
TUTR 16R 11:30 - 12:30 ACW 009
F14-W15 W FA ARTH 2340 3.00 M The Art of Asia

FA ARTH 2340 3.00 M - The Art of Asia

Provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the art and architecture of East Asia explores a wide range of representations from artifacts and artworks to popular media and the built-environment. Discussions focus on issues of identity formation, political ethics, religious authorities, the nation-state, modernity, colonialism, and race/gender relations. Open to non-majors. Course Credit Exclusion: FA/VISA 2340 6.0.

Hong Kal T 11:30 - 14:30 CFA 312
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F14-W15 F FA ARTH 2540 3.00 A Early Medieval Art and Architecture

FA ARTH 2540 3.00 A - Early Medieval Art and Architecture

Offers a chronological and thematic examination of Early Christian, Byzantine and Early Medieval architecture, painting, mosaic, sculpture, and the art of church treasures, in Europe, circa 300 to 1050. Works are examined in their appropriate historical context with the view to understanding their meaning for contemporaries. The roles of patron and artist in the creative process are explored, and technical aspects are investigated.

Malcolm Thurlby Download T 14:30 - 17:30 CFA 312
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F14-W15 W FA ARTH 2560 3.00 M Renaissance Art and Architecture

FA ARTH 2560 3.00 M - Renaissance Art and Architecture

Explores Renaissance art and architecture (circa 1400-1600) through such themes as "vision" and "space," materials and techniques, patronage, the persona of the artist/architect, and the rise of theory alongside practice. Also considers the concept of "Renaissance" within a global context. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 1130 6.0: or any 1000-level Humanities course

Leslie A Korrick R 11:30 - 14:30 CFA 312
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F14-W15 F FA ARTH 2620 3.00 A Classicism to Symbolism

FA ARTH 2620 3.00 A - Classicism to Symbolism

Covers major movements in European art including Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Symbolism. Emphasis is given to the relations between the art of this period and social and political developments. Required Text: Stephen Eisenman ed., Nineteenth-Century Art: A Critical History, 4th Ed. Thames and Hudson, 2011.Course Credit Exclusions: FA/VISA 2620 6.0 and FA/ARTH 2620 6.0

Daniel A Adler Download W 14:30 - 17:30 CFA 312
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F14-W15 W FA ARTH 2930 3.00 M History of Photography

FA ARTH 2930 3.00 M - History of Photography

Offers a survey of photography from early experiments in the medium to contemporary work. Course Credit Exclusion: FA/VISA 2930 6.00.

W 11:30 - 14:30 CFA 312
F14-W15 F FA ARTH 3345 3.00 A Visual Culture in Modern Asia

FA ARTH 3345 3.00 A - Visual Culture in Modern Asia

Examines visual culture throughout modern Asia, building a framework for understanding artistic and cultural activities in the 20th century in their historical and social context. Explores visual and built environments including art works, exhibitions, literature, popular culture and events. Open to non-majors.

Hong Kal Download R 11:30 - 14:30 ACW 203
F14-W15 W FA ARTH 3350A 3.00 M Representation of Indigenous North Ameri

FA ARTH 3350A 3.00 M - Representation of Indigenous North Ameri

Offers an exploration of images of Indigenous North Americans in art and popular culture from Medieval visual precedents such as the Wildman until the present. Indigenous responses to these representations will sometimes be explored through the work of contemporary artists. Open to Non-Majors.

Richard W. Hill F 14:30 - 17:30 ACW 002
F14-W15 F FA ARTH 3450 3.00 A Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science

FA ARTH 3450 3.00 A - Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science

Explores the ideas and production of Leonardo da Vinci-a painter, sculptor, architect and urban planner, musician and composer, costume and stage designer, anatomist, engineer, mathematician, botanist, and natural scientist-as a case study in multidisciplinarity across the arts and sciences. Prerequisite: Third-year standing of permission of the course director. Exclusion: FA/FACS 3450 (3.0)

Leslie A Korrick Download T 11:30 - 14:30 ACW 303
F14-W15 W FA ARTH 3611 3.00 M Curatorial Studies: Practices of Display

FA ARTH 3611 3.00 M - Curatorial Studies: Practices of Display

Examines the medium of exhibition, particularly how the placement of artifacts creates specific aesthetic, semiotic and ideological contexts. Topics explore the display practices of curators, artists, interpreters, designers, collectors, and dealers. Consideration is given to how the arrangement of exhibitions determines the conceptual and ontological experience of art. Analysis includes a wide range of display forms including museums, galleries, artist-run centres, virtual exhibitions, as well as site specific installations by artists and curators. Readings drawn from the burgeoning interdisciplinary literature centred on exhibitions. Participants are invited to undertake research on particular exhibition sites and present their findings to the class. The objectives of this course is to give a comprehensive overview of how exhibitions are formulated and presented, to develop a critical understanding of the specificities of exhibition discourse, and to introduce a range of methodologies used in developing exhibitions.

Jennifer Fisher W 8:30 - 11:30 ACW 303
F14-W15 W FA ARTH 3620A 3.00 M Studies in Realism and Impressionism

FA ARTH 3620A 3.00 M - Studies in Realism and Impressionism

Offers a study of Realism and Impressionism in Europe between the 1830s and the 1880s. Realism is examined as a series of linked but differing concepts of art involving artists throughout Europe including Scandinavia and the Russian Empire. Emphasis is placed on the importance of prints and illustrated magazines in the formation of Realism. The study of Impressionism focuses on the French movement. There is also a concluding analysis of the contribution of Impressionism to Post-Impressionism. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 2620 6.00

Daniel A Adler W 14:30 - 17:30 ACW 002
F14-W15 F FA ARTH 3620E 3.00 A Stained Glass as a Modern Art

FA ARTH 3620E 3.00 A - Stained Glass as a Modern Art

Explores Architectural stained glass and its imagery in the context of its architectural setting and related developments in painting and sculpture from ca. 1800 to current practice. Representative monuments are discussed from technical, stylistic, and iconographical viewpoints. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 1130 6.00.or FA/VISA 2620 6.00

Shirley A Brown Download W 11:30 - 14:30 ACW 002
F14-W15 W FA ARTH 3680N 3.00 M Art, Politics and Society

FA ARTH 3680N 3.00 M - Art, Politics and Society

Clarifies the functions of art within society at key moments in the twentieth century which marked the relationship of art and ideology in both the western and Asian worlds. The course may focus on Western or Asian topics. Pre-requisite: FA/VISA 2620 6.0.

Hong Kal F 11:30 - 14:30 ACW 002
F14-W15 F FA ARTH 3690 3.00 A Theoretical Issues in Contemporary Art

FA ARTH 3690 3.00 A - Theoretical Issues in Contemporary Art

Offers an introduction to major theoretical issues surrounding the practice and criticism of contemporary art include feminism, psychoanalysis, simulation theory, institutional critique, post-colonial theories of ethnicity, elite and popular cultures, and issues of site-specific, public, political and digital art. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 2680 3.00 Course credit exclusion: FA/VISA 3800C 3.00.

Jennifer Fisher Download W 8:30 - 11:30 ACW 002
F14-W15 Y FA ARTH 3710 6.00 B Memory and Place

FA ARTH 3710 6.00 B - Memory and Place

How do places contribute to shaping memory? What is it about objects, art and architecture, for example, that seem to capture memory? Why are certain places meaningful and others less so? This course explores objects and ideas all the while embedded in history to better formulate a notion of the power of place and its relationship to memory.

Shelley Hornstein Download -
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F14-W15 W FA ARTH 4342 3.00 M Visual Spectacle in Asia

FA ARTH 4342 3.00 M - Visual Spectacle in Asia

Examines the visual spectacle of art, architecture and urban design in Asia. Explores the techniques of aesthetic expressions in relation to the operation of power, the construction of histories, and the citizenship project in Asia, by drawing on theories of spectacle. Prerequisite: 4th year standing. Open to non-majors

Hong Kal R 11:30 - 14:30 ACE 010
F14-W15 W FA ARTH 4351 3.00 M Issues in Contemporary Indigenous Art

FA ARTH 4351 3.00 M - Issues in Contemporary Indigenous Art

Explores important and timely issues in contemporary indigeneous art of North America. Seminars proceed through in-depth critical discussion of key readings in each area and the presentation and analysis of research. Prerequisite: 3rd or 4th year standing. Open to non-majors

Richard W. Hill T 14:30 - 17:30 ACE 010
F14-W15 W FA ARTH 4400 3.00 M The Sensorium

FA ARTH 4400 3.00 M - The Sensorium

Considers the five senses (which give humans the potential to see, hear, smell, taste and touch) and their impact on the production and reception of the arts from a range of perspectives. Prerequisite: fourth-year standing or permission of the course director. Exclusion: FA/FACS 4400 (3.0)

Leslie A Korrick W 14:30 - 17:30 CFA 130
F14-W15 F FA ARTH 4540B 3.00 A Romanesque Architecture in England

FA ARTH 4540B 3.00 A - Romanesque Architecture in England

Examines ecclesiastical and secular architecture in Normandy and England in the context of the artistic, political, social, religious and economic impact of the Norman Conquest of England. Pre-Req: 3rd or 4th year standing. Open to non-majors

Malcolm Thurlby Download W 14:30 - 17:30 ACW 008
F14-W15 F FA ARTH 4660 3.00 A Dada and Neo-Dada

FA ARTH 4660 3.00 A - Dada and Neo-Dada

Examines the history and reception of Dada, first dealing with the historical development of the movement in new York and major European centres, and then considering its influence upon Neo-avantgarde movements such as Pop Art and Conceptualism. Prerequisite: 3rd or 4th year standing. Not open to non-majors

Daniel A Adler Download R 14:30 - 17:30 ACE 012
F14-W15 F FA ARTH 4940 3.00 A Art, Music, Image, Sound: Intersections

FA ARTH 4940 3.00 A - Art, Music, Image, Sound: Intersections

Explores a variety of relationships which have been established between art and music-or, more broadly, between image and sound-through the 20th and 21st century. It offers the opportunity to (re)evaluate from interdisciplinary perspectives the production and cultural positioning of each discipline, or medium, in light of the other as well as to consider the transformative character of artistic productions which result from their marriage. In conjunction, the course works toward developing a critical language which can both explicate, and mediate between, the visual and the aural along with the perceptual experiences they generate. Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing or permission of the course director. Course Credit Exclusion: FA/FACS 4940 3.00

Leslie A Korrick Download R 14:30 - 17:30 ACE 010
F14-W15 F FA VISA 1000 3.00 A Critical Issues in the Studio

FA VISA 1000 3.00 A - Critical Issues in the Studio

Introduces students to visual, conceptual and theoretical language as it relates to studio practice. Ideas are examined through various disciplines from different points of view. Degree requirement for Visual Artts BFA Hons program. Open to non-majors.

Brandon J Vickerd Download R 8:30 - 11:30 ACW 206
TUTR 1R 11:30 - 12:30 ACW 002
TUTR 2R 12:30 - 13:30 ACW 002
TUTR 4R 11:30 - 12:30 ACW 003
TUTR 5R 12:30 - 13:30 ACW 003
TUTR 7R 11:30 - 12:30 ACW 008
TUTR 11R 12:30 - 13:30 ACW 009
F14-W15 W FA VISA 1006 3.00 M The Photographic Experience

FA VISA 1006 3.00 M - The Photographic Experience

Offers an introduction to photography practices for non-majors. Basic skills are developed through lectures, tutorials, discussions and group critiques. Aspects of history and theory are explored. Camera required. Students are responsible for all costs associated with image creation and production. Course credit exclusions: FA/VISA 1006 6.00; FA/VISA 2060 6.00 (formerly FA/VISA 1060 6.00. Not open to VISA majors

T 14:30 - 17:30 ACE 102
TUTR 1T 17:30 - 18:30 ACW 002
TUTR 2T 18:30 - 19:30 ACW 002
TUTR 3T 19:30 - 20:30 ACW 002
TUTR 4T 17:30 - 18:30 ACW 003
TUTR 5T 18:30 - 19:30 ACW 003
TUTR 6T 19:30 - 20:30 ACW 003
TUTR 7T 17:30 - 18:30 ACW 008
TUTR 8T 18:30 - 19:30 ACW 008
TUTR 9T 19:30 - 20:30 ACW 008
TUTR 10T 17:30 - 18:30 ACW 009
TUTR 11T 18:30 - 19:30 ACW 009
TUTR 12T 19:30 - 20:30 ACW 009
F14-W15 F FA VISA 2021 3.00 A Painting Approaches to the Human Figure

FA VISA 2021 3.00 A - Painting Approaches to the Human Figure

Examines Aesthetics and techniques through the study of various traditions and approaches to painting the human figure. Visual vocabulary and formal composition are developed through practical application and critical appraisal. Contemporary art concerns are discussed in slide presentations.

Michel Daigneault Download -
LAB 1W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 282
LAB 2M 17:30 - 21:30 CFA 282
LAB 3T 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 282
LAB 4R 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 282
LAB 5F 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 282
LAB 6F 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 282
LAB 7T 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 282
F14-W15 W FA VISA 2025 3.00 M Painting: Techniques and Materials

FA VISA 2025 3.00 M - Painting: Techniques and Materials

Explores a range of approaches to painting through a study of both traditional and contemporary techniques and materials. Students develop the technical and conceptual competency required for further exploration in painting, and discuss contemporary issues relating to the practice.

Janet A Jones -
LAB 1R 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 282
LAB 2M 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 282
LAB 3T 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 282
LAB 4W 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 282
LAB 5F 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 282
LAB 6W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 282
LAB 7T 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 282
F14-W15 W FA VISA 2031 3.00 M Sculpture: Introductory Wood and Metal

FA VISA 2031 3.00 M - Sculpture: Introductory Wood and Metal

Engages students in three-dimensional, non-representational sculpture stressing individual approaches to creative problem solving. Introduces students to sculptural methodologies and skills employing additive and reductive processes. Discusses fundamental concepts of traditional, post-modern, and emerging sculptural production in relation to abstraction, as experienced through individual production. Compulsory supplementary fees apply. Mandatory safety equipment required.

Brandon J Vickerd Download -
LAB 1R 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 004
LAB 2T 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 004
LAB 3F 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 004
F14-W15 F FA VISA 2032 3.00 A 3-Dimensional Construction

FA VISA 2032 3.00 A - 3-Dimensional Construction

Projects focus on three-dimensional construction processes such as plaster construction, wood construction and found objects. The primary aim of this course is to introduce students to sculptural practices that encompasses more than one material in the production of 3-dimensional objects.The theory and practice of 20th-century constructed sculpture is examined through discussions, slide lectures and course projects.

Judith K Schwarz Download -
LAB 1T 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 004
LAB 2W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 004
LAB 3F 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 004
F14-W15 F FA VISA 2033 3.00 A Introduction to Sculpture: Mould Making

FA VISA 2033 3.00 A - Introduction to Sculpture: Mould Making

Introduces students through a combination of slide lectures and studio practice to the historical tradition and the contemporary theory and practice of clay modelling over an armature and the transformation of the modelled object into a plaster casting through the waste mould process. Compulsory materials fees and damage deposit apply. Mandatory safety equipment required. (formerly Clay Modelling and Plaster Casting)

Kevin M Yates Download -
LAB 1T 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 004
LAB 2W 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 004
LAB 3F 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 004
F14-W15 W FA VISA 2034 3.00 M Stone Carving

FA VISA 2034 3.00 M - Stone Carving

Develops understanding of form by combining primary sculptural method and traditional material. Investigations using stone identify principles of glyptic method and idea through dialogue, slide discussions and readings, resulting in visible signs of process and materialization of completed work. Compulsory supplementary fees. Mandatory safety equipment is required.

Kevin M Yates -
LAB 1W 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 004
LAB 2F 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 004
F14-W15 W FA VISA 2053 3.00 M Time-Based Art: Crossing Boundaries

FA VISA 2053 3.00 M - Time-Based Art: Crossing Boundaries

Introduces students to interdisciplinary studio practice, emphasizing critical thinking and creative exploration of time and process. Sound, video and performance are investigated. Technical workshops include introductions to sound and video editing, audio recorder and microphone use. Compulsory supplementary fees. Open to FES students formally registered in CAP.

Marc G Couroux -
LAB 1T 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 328
LAB 2W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 328
F14-W15 F FA VISA 2056 3.00 A Introduction to Video Art - Production

FA VISA 2056 3.00 A - Introduction to Video Art - Production

Introduces students to the creative practice of video art in a production studio environment, including both concepts and techniques. Classes include workshops on camera, lighting, video effects and sound recording techniques. Students create individual creative video projects. Compulsory supplementary fees.

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LAB 1W 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 328
LAB 2T 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 328
LAB 3R 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 328
LAB 4F 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 328
F14-W15 W FA VISA 2060 3.00 M Introductory Photography: Black & White

FA VISA 2060 3.00 M - Introductory Photography: Black & White

Focuses on the creation and production of black and white photographs in this hands-on studio course. Camera, film and print skills are developed in conjunction with critical and aesthetic awareness. A 35 mm manually operable camera is required. Compulsory supplementary fees apply.

Katherine M Knight -
LAB 1W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 130
LAB 3R 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 130
LAB 4F 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 130
F14-W15 F FA VISA 2061 3.00 A Photo Studio 1

FA VISA 2061 3.00 A - Photo Studio 1

Offers an introductory studio in photographic theory and practice fundamentals. Tools, techniques and ideas related to seeing and camera art are explored with emphasis on the photographer as informed image-maker. Open only to visual arts majors, this course is a prerequisite for 3000-level photography courses. Course credit exclusions: FA/VISA 2006 3.00.

Katherine M Knight Download T 9:30 - 11:30 ACW 106
LAB 1T 12:30 - 14:30 CFA 130
LAB 2T 12:30 - 14:30 CFA 328
LAB 3T 14:30 - 16:30 CFA 130
LAB 4T 14:30 - 16:30 CFA 328
F14-W15 F FA VISA 2065 3.00 A Photography: Camera to Print

FA VISA 2065 3.00 A - Photography: Camera to Print

Introduces photographic practices in a digital environment. Explores camera, tools, techniques and conceptual approaches related to image capture and printing. A digital camera is required. Compulsory supplementary fees. Open to students formally registered in the Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Digital Media.

Nina E Levitt Download -
LAB 1R 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 328
LAB 2T 17:30 - 21:30 CFA 328
LAB 3F 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 328
LAB 4M 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 328
F14-W15 W FA VISA 2066 3.00 M Photography: Virtual Strategies

FA VISA 2066 3.00 M - Photography: Virtual Strategies

Introduces Photographic practices in screen-based digital environments. Explores alternatives to printed work including a range of screen-based works, projection, and other digital alternatives for exhibition, dissemination and portfolio production. Compulsory supplementary fees. Open to students formally registered in the Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Digital Media.

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LAB 3W 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 328
F14-W15 F FA VISA 2071 3.00 A Print Media: Intaglio

FA VISA 2071 3.00 A - Print Media: Intaglio

Provides an introduction to intaglio, students are exposed to the ideas and aesthetics informing contemporary print media. Demonstrations and projects will cover various approaches to intaglio, including drypoint, etching and photo-etching. Compulsory materials fees apply. Mandatory safety equipment required. Open to FES students formally registered in CAP.

David Scott Armstrong Download -
LAB 1W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 106
LAB 2F 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 106
F14-W15 W FA VISA 2073 3.00 M Print Media: Relief

FA VISA 2073 3.00 M - Print Media: Relief

In this introduction to relief printing, students are exposed to the ideas and aesthetics informing contemporary print media. Demonstrations and projects include various approaches to relief printing such as woodcut, linocut and collagraph, and cover a range of techniques and material processes. Compulsory supplementary fees.

David Scott Armstrong F 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 106
F14-W15 W FA VISA 2074 3.00 M Print Media: Screenprinting

FA VISA 2074 3.00 M - Print Media: Screenprinting

In this introduction to screenprinting, students are exposed to the ideas and aesthetics informing contemporary print media. Demonstrations and projects cover various approaches to screenprinting with a range of techniques and material processes. Compulsory supplementary fees.

David Scott Armstrong -
LAB 1W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 106
LAB 2F 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 106
F14-W15 W FA VISA 2081 3.00 M Drawing

FA VISA 2081 3.00 M - Drawing

Explores contemporary approaches to traditional genres such as the still life, portrait, landscape and architecture are developed in relation to formal drawing skills. Studio projects include observational drawing and the application of representational systems such as perspective. The creative process is stressed encouraging personal, imaginative solutions to class projects and home assignments.

Judith K Schwarz -
LAB 1T 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 284
LAB 2T 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 284
LAB 3W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 284
LAB 4W 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 284
LAB 5R 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 284
LAB 6F 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 284
F14-W15 F FA VISA 2082 3.00 A Drawing Approaches to Abstract Image

FA VISA 2082 3.00 A - Drawing Approaches to Abstract Image

Explores contemporary, non-representational approaches to drawing through studio projects and slide presentations. Develops conceptual methods for generating abstract imagery in conjunction with formal drawing skills and techniques. Stresses the creative process by encouraging personal, imaginative solutions to class projects and home assignments.

Yvonne Singer Download -
LAB 1T 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 284
LAB 2W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 284
LAB 3R 18:30 - 22:30 CFA 284
LAB 4F 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 284
LAB 6W 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 284
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3001B 3.00 M The Artist as Activist and Educator

FA VISA 3001B 3.00 M - The Artist as Activist and Educator

This course is intended to further expand students awareness of critical debates in contemporary art practice. It focuses on how artists contextualize their own work in relation to key areas of contemporary thought: the impact of feminism on social activism as described by the phrase the personal is the political. Prerequisites: FA/VISA 1000 3.00, FA/VISA 2620 6.00 and six credits of practicum at the 2000 level, 3rd year standing in the BFA Honors Visual Arts.

Marc G Couroux W 8:30 - 11:30 ACW 009
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3001E 3.00 M Research and Practice in Art

FA VISA 3001E 3.00 M - Research and Practice in Art

Further expands students' awareness of critical debates in contemporary art practice. It explores how artists establish studio topics and develop areas of research expertise. Case studies explore how individualized art practice intersects and hybridizes established areas of structured research. Prerequisites: FA/VISA 1000 3.00, FA/VISA 2620 6.00 and six credits of practicum at the 2000 level, 3rd year standing in the BFA Honors Visual Arts.

Nina E Levitt W 14:30 - 17:30 ACW 009
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3001X 3.00 A Identity: Gender Sexuality Ethnicity

FA VISA 3001X 3.00 A - Identity: Gender Sexuality Ethnicity

Explores notions of "otherness" including issues pertinent to environments in which gender-bias, homophobia and cultural stereotyping are operative. Encourages resolution for individual & culturally-specific investigations critical to artistic closure but which are not addressed within the traditional studio or studies settings. Prerequisites: FA/VISA 1000 3.00, FA/VISA 2620 6.00 and six credits of practicum at the 2000 level, 3rd year standing in the BFA Honors Visual Arts.

Jon Peter Baturin Download W 14:30 - 17:30 ACW 009
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3022B 3.00 M Painting: The Spaces We Live In

FA VISA 3022B 3.00 M - Painting: The Spaces We Live In

Offers Thematic painting studio that focuses on contemporary concepts of space: the 'real' space of super-modernity as experienced in large urban centres and virtual or cyberspace. The conceptual ideas related to the theme are introduced through selected readings. Prerequisites: FA/VISA 1000 3.00; six credits from 202x series of courses.

Yam K Lau T 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 340
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3022C 3.00 A Painting: Constructing the Human Figure

FA VISA 3022C 3.00 A - Painting: Constructing the Human Figure

Investigates the representation of the naked and clothed human figure in painting. Working from close observation of a life model, appropriated images and from their imagination, students explore questions of identity and social references while developing technical and compositional skills. Prerequisites: FA/VISA 1000 3.00; six credits from the 202x series of courses.

Michel Daigneault Download W 8:30 - 12:30
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3022C 3.00 B Painting: Constructing the Human Figure

FA VISA 3022C 3.00 B - Painting: Constructing the Human Figure

Investigates the representation of the naked and clothed human figure in painting. Working from close observation of a life model, appropriated images and from their imagination, students explore questions of identity and social references while developing technical and compositional skills. Prerequisites: FA/VISA 1000 3.00; six credits from the 202x series of courses.

L. Frances Thomas Download M 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 340
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3022E 3.00 M Contemporary Approaches to Nature Janet A Jones R 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 340
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3024A 3.00 M Painting: A 2- and 3- Dimensional Practi

FA VISA 3024A 3.00 M - Painting: A 2- and 3- Dimensional Practi

Explores new forms of contemporary painting that extend the medium from a two-dimensional practice to a critical consideration of its limit/frame, different kinds of support/form, as well as its relationship with the surrounding architecture/environment. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 1000 3.00; six credits from the 202x series of courses.

Yam K Lau W 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 340
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3024C 3.00 M Painting: Shifting Abstraction

FA VISA 3024C 3.00 M - Painting: Shifting Abstraction

Examines the recent shift of the boundaries of abstraction and figuration in pictorial experience. In a series of painting, students create new relationships between abstraction and figuration by using the visual strategies of convergence, interference and mutation. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 1000 3.00; six credits from the 202x series of courses.

Janet A Jones W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 340
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3025A 3.00 A Painting: Pre 1950 Strategies

FA VISA 3025A 3.00 A - Painting: Pre 1950 Strategies

Explores contemporary pictorial strategies from selected major art movements of the first half of the twentieth century. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 1000 3.00; six credits from the 202x series of courses.

Yam K Lau Download W 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 340
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3032C 3.00 M Sculpture Processes: Clay & Wax Modeling

FA VISA 3032C 3.00 M - Sculpture Processes: Clay & Wax Modeling

Explores the highly experimental and immediate process of clay and wax modeling techniques. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 1000 3.00, FA/VISA 2033 3.00 and FA/VISA 2032 3.00. Supplementary fees apply.

Kevin M Yates T 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 004
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3033 3.00 A Modelling for 3D Fabrication

FA VISA 3033 3.00 A - Modelling for 3D Fabrication

Introduces students to the possibilities for creating digital objects using advanced 3D design software and 3D scanning technologies, and the related conceptual concerns. Compulsory Supplementary Fees apply. Prerequisite: VISA: 6 credits of 203x 3.0 with a minimum B average, DIGM: FA/DATT 2050 3.0. Crosslisted to FA/DATT 3940 3.00

Brandon J Vickerd Download W 8:30 - 12:30 ACW 102
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3034 3.00 M Digital Fabrication

FA VISA 3034 3.00 M - Digital Fabrication

Introduces students to the possibilities for translating digital objects into physical objects using three-dimensional printing technologies, and the related conceptual concerns. Compulsory Material Fees apply. Pre-requisite: FA/VISA 3033 3.00 or FA/DATT 3940 3.00. Crosslisted to FA/DATT 3941 3.00

Brandon J Vickerd W 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 004
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3056 3.00 A TIME-BASED ART: SOUND FOR ARTISTS

FA VISA 3056 3.00 A - TIME-BASED ART: SOUND FOR ARTISTS

Explores sound art both as a distinct practice and through its interdisciplinary intersections with new media, sculptural, installation, performative, musical, and other time-based art practices. Prerequisite: VISA: FA/VISA 1000 3.00, FA/VISA 2620 6.00 and 6 credits from the 205x series of courses; FACS: FA/FACS 2930 6.0. Course Credit Exclusion: FA/FACS 3937 3.0.

Marc G Couroux Download T 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 334
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3060 3.00 M Hybrid Approaches to B&W Photography

FA VISA 3060 3.00 M - Hybrid Approaches to B&W Photography

Intermediate studio focuses on black and white photography as a distinctive medium encompassing analog and digital methods. Skills, knowledge, aesthetic awareness and critical understanding are developed through creative projects. Prerequisites: FA/VISA 2060 3.00 and FA/VISA 2061 3.00. Compulsory material fees apply. CCE: FA/VISA 3060 6.0 Black and White Photography

Katherine M Knight T 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 130
F14-W15 Y FA VISA 3063 6.00 A Photographic Explorations

FA VISA 3063 6.00 A - Photographic Explorations

Investigates mixed method photo-based practices. It addresses the necessary interplay of creative problem solving, conceptual thought, social and political theory and the evolution of technologies in contemporary art practice. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 2061 3.00 and three additional credits from the 206x series of courses.

Nina E Levitt Download R 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 130
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3066 3.00 M Photography: Space and Site

FA VISA 3066 3.00 M - Photography: Space and Site

Investigates a range of installation techniques and approaches that extend the traditional boundaries of the photographic medium. Documentation of ephemeral works and installations is examined. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 2061 3.00 (formerly FA/VISA 2006 3.00) and FA/VISA 2065 3.00 or FA/VISA 2066 3.00.

Jon Peter Baturin F 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 328
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3067 3.00 A Photography: The Constructed Image

FA VISA 3067 3.00 A - Photography: The Constructed Image

Explores concepts and processes related to photographic narrative, tableau and constructed images in this hands-on course. Directorial methods, studio and camera skills, and creative thinking are emphasized. Some group work and a DSLR are required. Compulsory supplementary fees apply. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 2061 3.0 and FA/VISA 2065 3.0.

Katherine M Knight Download M 8:30 - 12:30 CFA 130
F14-W15 Y FA VISA 3070 6.00 A Extended Print Practice

FA VISA 3070 6.00 A - Extended Print Practice

Building upon knowledge gained from introductory printmaking courses, students will have the opportunity to work in various print media as well as investigate extended print media practice such as artists book, printed ephemera, print installation and digital imaging. Compulsory supplementary fees. Mandatory safety equipment is required. Prerequisite: Six credits from the FA/VISA 207x series of courses with a grade of C+ or better in each.

Barbara M Balfour Download R 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 106
F14-W15 Y FA VISA 3082 6.00 A Drawing Writ Large

FA VISA 3082 6.00 A - Drawing Writ Large

Explores drawing as a multi-disciplinary process. Students combine traditional approaches to this artform with other media including photography, painting, sculpture and installation. Prerequisite: six credits from the 208X series of courses.

Michael B Davey Download M 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 284
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3083 3.00 M Drawing from the Model

FA VISA 3083 3.00 M - Drawing from the Model

Explores and develops drawing skills by concentrating on the figure and drawing from live models. Analytical and expressive skills are developed using a variety of drawing media. Prerequisites: Six credits from the 208X series of courses.

F 14:30 - 18:30 CFA 284
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3085 3.00 A Drawing: Image and Narrative

FA VISA 3085 3.00 A - Drawing: Image and Narrative

Examines a variety of narrative structures through the drawing process to develop personal imagery and concepts applicable to a broad range of media. Prerequisite:Six credits from the 208X series of courses.

Yam K Lau Download R 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 284
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3085 3.00 B Drawing: Image and Narrative

FA VISA 3085 3.00 B - Drawing: Image and Narrative

Examines a variety of narrative structures through the drawing process to develop personal imagery and concepts applicable to a broad range of media. Prerequisite:Six credits from the 208X series of courses.

Yam K Lau Download W 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 282
F14-W15 F FA VISA 3086 3.00 A Drawing: Contemporary Portraiture

FA VISA 3086 3.00 A - Drawing: Contemporary Portraiture

Explores traditional drawing skills associated with portraiture, including proportion modeling and descriptive details. These skills are developed in relation to interpretive approaches to representation. Pre-requisite: 6.0 credits in Drawing from the 208x series of courses

Judith K Schwarz Download M 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 284
F14-W15 W FA VISA 3087 3.00 M Drawing: Inventing the Environment

FA VISA 3087 3.00 M - Drawing: Inventing the Environment

Reflecting on the complex intersection of nature and culture; a vision of cities as living organisms, deeply intertwined with the natural terrain of a geographic site, students invent a series of interconnected environments through the practice of drawng. Pre-requisites: FA/VISA 1000 3.0 and 6.0 credits from the 208x series of courses with a minimum grade of C+ in each

Judith K Schwarz M 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 284
F14-W15 Y FA VISA 4070 6.00 A Print Media

FA VISA 4070 6.00 A - Print Media

Students will further refine skills and develop a greater understanding of contemporary print media practices. In consultation with the instructor, students will develop studio projects toward a portfolio of work. The incorporation of digital imaging and other media is encouraged. Compulsory materials fees apply. Mandatory safety equipment required. Prerequisite: FA/VISA 3070 6.00 or FA/VISA 3073 6.00 with a grade of B or better, or permission of the instructor.

Barbara M Balfour Download R 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 106
F14-W15 Y FA VISA 4090A 6.00 A Installation Art

FA VISA 4090A 6.00 A - Installation Art

Offers a focused practicum for senior students that addresses the origins and history of installation art including site-specificity, the context of the gallery/museum, alternate environments and artist collectives. Compulsory supplementary fees. Prerequisites: Third- or fourth-year standing and at least six credits in studio at the 3000-level with a grade of B or better.

Kevin M Yates Download R 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 004
F14-W15 Y FA VISA 4090D 6.00 A Painting: Contemporary Explorations

FA VISA 4090D 6.00 A - Painting: Contemporary Explorations

Provides a focused practicum for senior students that examines contemporary practices in painting. This course is structured around self-initiated projects under the direction of the instructor. Through the coupling of theoretical and practical explorations, the course facilitates students' ability to develop their individual projects within the contemporary context of representational and abstract art, popular culture and mass media. Prerequisites: 3 credits from the 302x plus 3 credits from the 302x or 308x series of courses with a grade of B or better, 3rd or 4th year standing.

Michel Daigneault Download R 9:30 - 13:30 CFA 342
F14-W15 Y FA VISA 4090H 6.00 A Advanced Explorations

FA VISA 4090H 6.00 A - Advanced Explorations

Offers a focused practicum for senior students to apply conceptual, technical and creative skills in the production of directed photo-based projects. Encourages the development of advanced skills in digital and/or film-based technologies, independent research and production. Prerequisites: Third- or fourth-year standing with six credits from the 305x or 306x series of courses with a grade of B or better.

Nina E Levitt Download R 13:30 - 17:30 CFA 130
F14-W15 F GS ARTH 5100 3.00 A Methods Richard W. Hill T 10:30 - 13:30 CFA 257
F14-W15 F GS ARTH 5170 3.00 A Museum & Gallery Hong Kal F 11:30 - 14:30 CFA 257
F14-W15 W GS ARTH 5175 3.00 M Curatorial Practice Jennifer Fisher T 10:30 - 13:30 CFA 257
F14-W15 F GS ARTH 5190 3.00 A Internship Jennifer Fisher -
F14-W15 Y GS ARTH 6000 A Research and Professional Practices Semi Sarah C Parsons T 14:30 - 17:30 CFA 257
F14-W15 F GS VISA 5600 3.00 A Contemporary Theory in the Visual Arts Marc G Couroux W 9:30 - 12:30 CFA 338
F14-W15 W GS VISA 5610 3.00 M Theoretical Issues in Contemporary Art Daniel A Adler M 14:30 - 17:30 CFA 338
F14-W15 F GS VISA 5620 3.00 A Graduate Seminar Barbara M Balfour T 14:30 - 17:30 CFA 338
F14-W15 F GS VISA 5640 3.00 A Graduate Seminar Barbara M Balfour T 14:30 - 17:30 CFA 338
F14-W15 W GS VISA 5650 3.00 M Methods in Practice-Based Research Barbara M Balfour T 14:30 - 17:30 CFA 338