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Art and Art History

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The Department of Art and Art History offers to the student, regardless of experience or major, the opportunity to develop a sensitivity to visual language through studio work and the study of the history of art.

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Art and Art History: Faculty and Staff

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Professors

David P. McCarthy. 1991. Chair. B.A., Gettysburg College; Ph.D., University of Delaware. (Modern, contemporary, and American art.)

A. Victor Coonin. 1995. B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Rutgers University. (Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art history.)

Associate Professors

Erin Harmon. 2003. B.A., San Diego State University; M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design. (Painting and Drawing.)

Assistant Professors

Joel Parsons. 2014. B.A., Rhodes College; M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago. (Sculpture and Performance.)
Miriam G. Clinton. 2015. B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (Ancient Art.)
Karl Erickson. 2018. B.F.A., Wayne State University; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts. (Digital Arts and New Media.)
Raina Belleau. 2019. B.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design; M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design. (Sculpture and Drawing.)

Director, Clough-Hanson Gallery

Joel Parsons. 2014. B.A., Rhodes College; M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago. (Sculpture and Performance.)

Curator, Visual Resources Collection

Rosanna Parrella Meindl. 2014. B.A., Lewis and Clark College; M.A., University of Oregon (Asian Studies.)

Staff

Christie Arnold, Departmental Assistant.

The Clough-Hanson Gallery, located in Clough Hall, brings to campus exhibitions of contemporary art from September through March. In April and early May, the gallery hosts two student exhibitions: the Juried Student Exhibit and the Senior Thesis Exhibit.

The Department of Art and Art History offers three majors to meet students’ particular interests and post-graduate goals: Art, Art History, and a combined Art and Art History sequence.

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Requirements for a Major in Studio Art

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For the student interested in art as a vocation, for teaching, or for further study in graduate school, this program of study is suggested. A total of forty (40) credits as follows:

Studio Art: two of the following 100-level courses: 101: Drawing, 102: Digital, 105: Painting, 107: Sculpture, 116: Animation (not to be paired with 102).

Art 386: Experiments in Media & Methods, 485: Senior Seminar in Art, 486: Senior Thesis. Art History: 152: Survey of Contemporary Art.

Four additional courses including at least two 200 level and above studio classes and at least one 300 level studio course.

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Requirements for a Major in Art History

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For those students interested in the study of art history with graduate school as a possible goal, this program of study is suggested. A total of forty (40) credits as follows: 

Studio art: any studio course

Art 151: Survey of Western Art

Art 152: Survey of Contemporary Art

Art 218: Greek Art and Architecture

Art 223: Italian Renaissance Art

Art 242: Modern Art II

Three additional courses in art history at the 200 level or above

Art 485: Senior Seminar in Art History

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Requirements for a Major in Art and Art History

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A total of fifty-six (56) credits as follows:

Studio Art: Two of the following: 101: Drawing, 102: Digital, 105: Painting, 107: Sculpture, 116: Animation (may not to be paired with 102)

Art 386: Experiments in Media & Methods, Art 485: Senior Seminar, Art 486: Senior Thesis; and Art History 485: Senior Seminar in Art History

Art History: 151: Survey of Western Art, 152: Survey of Contemporary Art, 218: Greek Art, 223: Italian Renaissance Art, 242: Modern Art II

An additional course in studio at the 200 level or above

Two additional courses in the department of Art and Art History at the 200 level or above

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Requirements for a Minor in Studio Art

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A total of twenty-eight (28) credits as follows:

Studio Art: two of the following: 101: Drawing, 102: Digital, 105: Painting, 107: Sculpture, 116: Animation (may not be paired with 102)

Art 386: Experiments in Media & Methods, 485: Senior Seminar in Art. Art History: 152: Survey of Contemporary Art

Two studio art courses at 200-level or above

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Requirements for a Minor in Art History

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A total of twenty-eight (28) credits as follows:

Studio: any studio course

Art 151: Survey of Western Art, 152: Survey of Contemporary Art

Three courses in art history at the 200 or 300 level, with one from each of the three areas of concentration (Ancient, Medieval through Baroque, Modern)

Art 485: Senior Seminar in Art History

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Honors in Art and Art History

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  1. In the spring of the junior year, an art major, in consultation with an appropriate member of the art faculty, may write a proposal for honors work to be carried out in the senior year. The department must approve the proposal.
  2. An overall grade of A- on the thesis or project itself is required for honors credit.
 

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Requirements for a Major in Art History with Concentration in Museum Studies

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For those students interested in the study of Art History with graduate school in Museum Studies or a career working with Galleries as a possible goal, this program of study is suggested. A total of forty (40) credits as follows:

Studio: any studio course.

Art 151: Survey of Western Art.

Art 152: Survey of Contemporary Art.

Art 218: Greek Art and Architecture.

Art 223: Italian Renaissance Art.

Art 242: Modern Art II.

Art 260: Curation in Context.

Art 461: Museum/Gallery Internship. Four credit hours.

One additional course in art history.

Art 485: Senior Seminar in Art History.

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