Art Classes - Fall 2014

Glassblowing at WWUGlassblowing I: Art 101

4 credits
CRN 42903 (M/W) 8:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
CRN 42904 (T/R) 11:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Dates needed

Learn glassblowing from the masters! Get introduced to the centuries-old art of blowing glass by award-winning artist Christopher Morrison at Morrison Glass Art Studio. Participants will:

  • Explore the history and design elements of glassblowing
  •  30+ hours of hands-on studio work
  • Create their own masterpieces

Cost: $1100 ($250 per credit + $100 materials fee)

For more information about this class, visit the Glassblowing Website.


Glassblowing at WWUGlassblowing II: Art 102

4 credits
CRN 42905 (M/W) 11:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Dates needed

Continue to develop proficiency with glass blowing concepts and techniques through exploration of the art’s form and design. Students’ technical study will be complemented by critical discourse about glass in contemporary art, generated by:

  • Discussions that address issues of self-reflection and personal passion;
  • Research and presentations on contemporary glass artist and the glass movement.
  • Exploration of historical contexts as it relates to contemporary glass art

Cost: $1100 ($250 per credit + $100 materials fee)

For more information about this class, visit the Glassblowing Website.


teaChado: The Way of Tea: A/HI 201

3 credits
CRN 43941 (T/R) 2:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Dates needed

Chado allows a glimpse of Japanese culture from the perspective of a variety of different artistic media and a long historic tradition. The course will focus on the background of the Way of Tea, Japanese aesthetics and learning the most basic tea procedure. Through this course, students will gain insight into the many arts and crafts, architecture styles, Japanese aesthetic values, literature and the important of the seasons associated with Chado as well as basic Japanese customs.

Cost: $800 ($250 per credit + $50 materials fee)

View the syllabus for this class.


teaSculpture: Methods and Strategies: ART 197B

5 credits
CRN 44165 (T/R) 8:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Dates needed

Via a combination of lectures, guided projects, and critiques this class will explore three dimensional (3D) awareness and sculptural strategies providing student with a working knowledge of key sculptural concepts and approaches that can serve to enrich and inform their personal work. A working artist both in the USA and abroad, instructor Werner Klotz will guide you on a non-linear journey through the fundamentals of three dimensional expression that underline contemporary strategies of sculpture, installation, intervention and appropriation as well as provided one-on-one discussion regarding individual student-artist’s strengths and interests. 

Cost: $1345 ($250 per credit + $50 materials fee)

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