ART 101: Glass Blowing I
Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Develop proficiency with glass blowing concepts and techniques through exploration of the art form and design. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credits, including original course.
ART 102: Glass Blowing II
Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
Continued development of proficiency with glass blowing concepts and techniques through exploration of the form and design; focus on the creation of original glass work derived from research and drawing. Students' technical study will be complemented by critical discourse about glass in contemporary art. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credits, including original course.
ART 197B: Sculpture: Methods & Strategies
Typically offered: Fall, Winter
Via a combination of lectures, guided projects, and critiques this class will explore three dimensional (3D) awareness and sculptural strategies providing students 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 underlie contemporary strategies of sculpture, installation, intervention and appropriation as well as provide one-on-one discussion regarding individual student-artists strengths and interests.
ART 397D: Sculpture Parks: Envisioning the Outside
Typically offered: Fall
A combination of Art Appreciation and Active Learning, this class will seek to critically analyze the content and history of the excellent WWU Sculpture Park in relation to other sculpture parks around the world. Students will undertake to create their own hypothetical master-plan for a new sculpture park at the planed Whatcom Waterway Park in Bellingham. Part Lecture and part Active Learning, this class will involve site visits, in class discussions, group workshops and site.