2017-2018 Course Catalog – Academy / Burris: Fine Arts

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Fine Arts

CL College Level

CP College Prep

DC Dual Credit

XC Exploratory Course

Enrollment into Burris classes (BUR prefix) is subject to space availability. Burris courses meet five days a week and could conflict with other Academy choices. Burris courses are also subject to additional course fees. Courses taken to fulfill graduation requirements will be covered by the Academy. Fees for courses taken for student interest are the responsibility of student and their family.

FAR05110 – Social History of Art (CL)

Prerequisite: Not open to students with credit in History through Art and Architecture
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Fall

An introduction to the history of art and architecture, with a deliberate exposure to both pre-modern and non-Western cultures. Topics and regions covered may include prehistoric and primitive art, a survey of Western art traditions and ideas from Greco-Roman times to the present, and comparative treatments of the independent artistic perspectives of Africa, India, East Asia, and the Americas. There will be a significant independent research component, with individual students “curating” a proposed gallery show as their final project.

BURA0101 – Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art (CP)

Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Fall or Spring

Students taking Introduction to Two Dimensional Art will be using a variety of different projects utilizing the different media that will be used to demonstrate the importance of proper use of the elements and principles of design. The students will be engaged in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production and lead to the creation of portfolio quality works. Students will create works of art, analyze their experiences, learn about historical and interdisciplinary connections, write critical assignments, make presentations that require them to use the art vocabulary, and explore career options in visual art. Students will also learn to use technology to develop ideas gather information, and use for presentations.

BURA0105 – Ceramics (CP)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art (BURA0101)
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Fall

The ceramics students will be introduced to different hand-building methods of pottery, such as coil, slab, pinch, drape, plus the opportunity to throw on the potter’s wheel. They will engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics and production and lead the creation of portfolio quality works. Students will reflect on multicultural ceramics and historical connections, (2) write about the process and self-assessment, (3) make presentations and (4) work individually and in groups and (5) explore career opportunities. Trips to museums, galleries, studios and community resources are utilized.

BURA0106 – Sculpture (CP)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Two- and Three-Dimensional Art
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Spring

The sculpture students will be introduced to different sculptural techniques, such as construction, assemblage, carving, modeling and casting. They will engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production and lead the creation of portfolio quality works. Students will (1) reflect on multicultural sculpture and historical connections, (2) write about the process and self-assessment, (3) make presentations, and (4) work individually and in groups and (5) explore career opportunities. Trips to museums, galleries, studios and community resources are utilized.

BURA0107 – Drawing (CP)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Fall

The drawing students will be introduced to different processes such as sketching, rendering, contour, gesture, and perspective drawing. They will engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics and production and lead the creation of portfolio quality works. Students will reflect on multicultural and other disciplines and historical connections, (2) write about the process and self assessment (3) makes presentations and (4) work individually and in groups and (5) explore career opportunities. Trips to museums, galleries, studios and community resources are utilized.

BURA0108 – Painting (CP)

Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Fall

The painting students will be introduced to different methods of painting, such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, oil pastels and mixed media. They will engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics and production and lead the creation of portfolio quality works. Students will reflect on historical connections, (2) write about the process and self assessment (3) make presentations and (4) work individually and in groups and (5) explore career opportunities as they create abstract and realistic paintings. Trips to museums, galleries, studios and community resources are utilized.

BURA0109 – Printmaking (CP)

Prerequisite: Drawing or Introduction to Two- and Three-Dimensional Art
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Spring

The students are introduced to different printing methods such as relief, woodcut, etchings, silkscreen, calligraphic, and embossment. They engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production and lead the creation of portfolio quality works. Students (1) reflect on multicultural and other disciplines and historical connections, (2) write about the process and self-assessment, (3) make presentations, and (4) work individually and in groups and (5) explore career opportunities. Trips to museums, galleries, studios and community resources are utilized.

BURA0110 – Fiber Arts (CP)

Prerequisite: Drawing or Introduction to Two- and Three-Dimensional Art
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Spring

Students create fiber art works utilizing processes such as loom and off-loom construction, dyeing/tying fabric, stitchery, and batik. Students additionally: (1) reflect upon the outcome of these experiences, (2) explore historical connections, (3) write about the process, (4) make presentations about their progress at regular intervals, (5) work individually and in groups, (6) find direct correlation to the other disciplines, and (7) explore career options related to jewelry design. Art museums, galleries, studios and community resources are utilized.

BURA0111 – Jewelry (CP)

Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art or Drawing
Credit: 1 cr. in Fine Arts
Offered: Spring

Students create works of jewelry design and fabrication techniques including sawing, piercing, filing, soldering, bead making, macramé, papier-mâché, wire and bead, copper enameling and ceramics. Students additionally: (1) reflect upon the outcome of these experiences, (2) explore historical connections, (3) write about the process, (4) make presentations about their progress at regular intervals, (5) work individually and in groups, (6) find direct correlation to other disciplines, and (7) explore career options related to jewelry design. Art museums, galleries, studios and community resources are utilized.

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